The only conference in the UK focussed on water-based fire suppression as the most robust form of fire protection

Wednesday 14th November 2018 Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Meriden, Birmingham CV7 7HR Day delegate rate: £190 including refreshments & materials Set in the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, this is a unique event in the UK’s fire building professionals’ calendars. Organised…

Johnson Controls announces the Tyco® EG-25 Sprinkler Guard

Johnson Controls has announced that its Tyco® EG-25 Sprinkler Guard is the first FM-approved guard on the market to meet FM Global design guidelines and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for using a listed guard in areas where sprinklers…

FPA New Zealand ‘Get it Right’ Sprinkler Seminars – Last Chance to Register

We are pleased to announce the start of the “Get it Right Training Seminar Series” for 2018 however, spaces are very limited and have just about sold out in all three locations.  Please register your place asap to avoid disappointment.…

The need for intelligent, integrated, and compliant sprinkler systems

In the months since the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, there has been a renewed focus on sprinklers and their role in fire safety and suppression. Following the tragedy, senior figures from the London Fire Brigade openly advocated for sprinkler systems…

The 40 Year Overnight Success Story

Third generation precision engineering and manufacturing company, Archer Enterprises, located on the Central Coast of New South Wales (NSW) Australia, is celebrating a major milestone with its 40th anniversary. What began in a garage, when fitter and machinist Barry Byrne…

The problem of corrosion in metal fire sprinkler systems

Corrosion was the subject of three presentations at Fire Sprinkler International 2016 (FSI) in Munich in April and two seminars at the American Fire Sprinkler Association Convention & Exhibition (AFSA) in Nashville in September. What I heard at those shows…

Response times of sprinkler glass bulbs in a residential room fire

The response time of fire sprinklers is essential for their performance, especially in applications where life safety protection is desired. The earlier the sprinkler activates, the smaller the size of the fire. The aim of this study was to determine…

Improper ceiling plane and sprinkler head alignment with suspended ceilings

Suspended ceilings – or false ceilings as they are sometimes referred to – are a common sight in both commercial and industrial settings across the globe. Alex Dick, Fire Protection Manager UK and Ireland for Victaulic – the world leading…

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. Inc
[mkd_section_title pattern_style="light" title="Stand 7-A22"] The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company (RASCO) with twenty-three branches based all around the world, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of fire sprinkler equipment.  Founded in 1920 by Frank J Fee, Reliable today,…
Mobility scooter fires: Sprinklers can save lives

London housing provider, Lewisham Homes, has partnered with the London Fire Brigade, the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and British Automatic Sprinkler Association (BASFA) to carry out world first experiments in fire safety. The tests examined how effective residential sprinkler systems…

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company

The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company (RASCO) with twenty-four branches based all around the world, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of fire sprinkler equipment. Founded in 1920 by Frank J Fee, Reliable today, four generations on, is…

Maintaining a High Level of Fire Sprinkler Performance

For decades fire sprinklers have proven to be an effective and invaluable tool for protecting property and life from the potentially devastating effects of fire. With the increased awareness and public concern for building safety, there is a growing need…

Sprinklers Suppress European Cross-Channel Ferry Fire

A huge fire that broke out in the engine room of the Pride of Canterbury cross-Channel P&O ferry carrying more than 300 passengers and 119 crew was extinguished by sprinklers in 20 minutes. The ferry, which plies the route between…

Latest Progress by Sprinklers and Water Mist in Europe

European codes and standards increasingly recognise sprinklers and water mist. Over the past decade, most European countries have introduced requirements to fit sprinklers in new high rise buildings. Most of those countries that did not already require sprinklers in shopping…

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