Watermist fire-suppression business invests £500,000 in national operational base

Fast-growing watermist fire-suppression business iMist has made an investment of more than £500,000 to create a new national operational HQ in Kent. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Hull, iMist has developed its own range of high-pressure watermist fire-suppression systems,…

Automist selected to offer enhanced protection to vulnerable residents

Water mist fire suppression has been installed to enhance fire protection at a brand new high-quality affordable home for vulnerable residents in Oxford. Ethical housing investor and developer Walls & Futures appointed approved Automist installer MCFP to install Plumis’ Smartscan…

Lumi-Plugin and iMist join forces to develop innovative fire suppression solution

Lumi-Plugin, which offers a downlight with multiple plugins providing a variety of safety features, is partnering with iMist, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of high-pressure water mist fire suppression systems. The two companies recently put the concept through its…

iMist helps FPA laboratory gain UKAS accreditation and undertakes testing into further system applications

iMist, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of high-pressure water-mist fire-suppression systems, has worked with leading industry body the Fire Protection Association (FPA), to help it gain UKAS accreditation for one of its fire-testing laboratory facilities – becoming the first…

IWMA members elect new President

Today, the members of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) elected Are Wendelborg Brandt (RISE Norway) their new president. Since long-standing IWMA President Ragnar Wighus (RISE Norway) has stepped down due to his retirement, the election was an issue for…

Looking for the Water Mist Talent 2019

Since 2016, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) honours young researchers who dedicate their master and Ph.D. theses to the water mist technology. Today, the call for submissions for this award was published. ] Deadline to hand in submissions for…

18th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in London, UK – 19 & 20th September 2018

Ragnar Wighus, President of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2018 will take place in London, UK, on 19th and 20th September 2018. The conference venue remains to be announced. Delegates are advised to save the date to…

Hydraulic Calculation Module of Marioff’s New HI-FOG® System Designer Tool Receives FM Approval

Marioff is pleased to announce the hydraulic calculation module within the water mist design, evaluation and optimization module of HI-FOG designer has received FM Approval certification. By obtaining FM Approval, the calculation module of HI-FOG designer has been tested and verified to…

Tyco extends Water Mist offering for Offices

Tyco Fire Protection Products has developed a new AquaMist Ultra Low Flow (ULF) fire suppression solution specifically designed to protect offices. AquaMist ULF for offices provides rapid, dependable fire suppression for working environments with limited and concealed spaces, including above-ceiling…

Dedicated to Water Mist

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) was founded on 4th April 1998. It started maintaining a permanent office near Magdeburg in 2000, then moved to Hamburg in 2012. IWMA is the only association exclusively dedicated to water mist fire-fighting and…

Tyco Fire Protection Products Leads the Way with Water Mist

Tyco Fire Protection Products showcased its expertise in water mist suppression solutions at the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) Conference in Istanbul. Dr Tim Nichols, Sales Director Water Mist EMEA, gave a presentation entitled ‘Fire Protection of Compact Archive Storage…

Marioff HI-FOG® Water Mist Fire Protection System Receives Two New VdS Type Approvals

Marioff has received two new VdS type approvals for its HI-FOG® Modular Sprinkler Pump Unit for the protection of automotive paint shops and flammable liquid storage areas. Marioff, which operates in Finland as Marioff Corporation Oy, is a leading developer of water…

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…

Water Mist Conference

The 14th International Water Mist conference and exhibition will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 22nd and 23rd October 2014 at the Lütfi Kirdar ICEC in the heart of the Turkish capital. Day one of the conference will be dedicated…

Bilge Area Fire Fighting with Water Mist

In 2005 The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) published the revised guidelines IMO MSC/Circ. 1165 for equivalent water-based fire-extinguishing systems as referred to in SOLAS 74 for machinery spaces and cargo pump-rooms. By this amendment the existing MSC/Circ. 668, as amended…

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