Delta Fire win Venezuelan contract

A four-point fire protection design

Norfolk based Delta Fire have now completed the production of two bespoke Foam Skids designed to protect a fuel storage facility in Venezuela on the northern coast of South America.
Delta Fire is recognised the world over for their ability to manufacture high-tech Foam Protection Packages to individual customer specifications from design, schematics and manufacture to testing, installation and commissioning providing a single-source solution to a wide range of Industries around the world.
The remit for this latest Venezuelan project was to provide bund and fuel storage tank protection as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
Delta’s Technical Team benefit from an accumulation of many years industry experience in this field and were able to design two fully integrated Foam Skids to achieve their customer’s very specific directive, all in accordance with NFPA11 requirements.
The completed System consists of a four point fire protection design with both foam Bund Protection and Tank Protection backed up by a comprehensive coverage by 10 Stainless Steel Fire Monitors fitted with Bronze Nozzles providing on-site water cooling. A further package of Hose Cabinets equipped with Delta’s Nova Type 3 Fire Hose and Attack 500 Fire Nozzles completes the package.
The first foam skid was designed and manufactured to provide protection to the fuel bund (a walled or banked area containing fuel storage tanks) in the provision of low expansion foam preventing the spread of fire from one tank to another whereas the second skid provides foam to the top of the fuel tanks via a series of Delta Top Pourers. These Top Pourers provide flammable liquid storage protection by a pre-set flow of foam onto the tank shell gradually cooling and pouring gently onto the fuel surface.
Delta Fire has become a leading force in this specialist area of Fire Protection and is at the forefront of design and development of custom-built foam systems. Recent projects have included the provision of specialist systems for International Naval Fleets, Off-Shore Platforms, Heli-decks, Major Airports and Petrochemical Plants.
Delta Fire’s client base testifies to their excellent reputation in this field with major global companies recruiting their services such as BAE Systems, Shell, BP, Total, Conoco-Phillips, AMEC, Bechtel, Reliance, ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) to name just a few.
Working closely with numerous Defence markets at home and abroad Delta Fire are proud to be suppliers of firefighting equipment to the Royal Navy providing hi-performance, dependable systems that will withstand the most difficult of working environments.
Delta Fire have seen demand for their products and services increase dramatically over the last few years and have been very pro-active in ensuring that their infrastructure grows equivalently ensuring that their high level of service and product quality is retained at all times.
Investing over £1m this year on a second new CNC production site Delta Fire boasts what is probably the most advanced fire product manufacturing facility in the UK with the ability to design and build large scale foam systems under one roof.
A full size on-site Test Cell allows Delta to provide full scale equipment tests to their clients prior to delivery. Final testing is regularly carried out in-house with Lloyds inspectors present for approval in the presence of the client ensuring total customer satisfaction.

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