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Kentec at IFSEC 2019

Whilst at IFSEC, we spoke to the  UK’s largest independent manufacturer of fire alarm control panels, Kentec, to learn more about their new products and find out why they consider IFSEC an important event to exhibit at. Products on show at the stand included the ZXT Extinguishant Control Panel, which enables targeted extinguishing that limits damage and reduces costs; and the Vizulinx alarm management system, which passes fire system events

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New Kentec addressable fire panel protects new air ambulance HQ

Staff and air ambulance helicopters at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel from Kentec. The HQ main office building is monitored by the Taktis panel and hard-wired Hochiki detectors, with wireless versions specified to cover the helicopter hangar. Alvin Lewis, Operations Manager at CSG Fire


Kentec protects Maidstone Studios and its stars

A highly sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer installed by DPJ Fire and Security Ltd is helping protect visitors, staff and actors at Maidstone Studios in Kent, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasting facilities. Maidstone Studios provides state of the art studios, production offices, dressing rooms, green rooms, wardrobe and make-up space. It is home to some of the nation’s favourite shows including Take


Kentec protects Grade I Listed Granary Court

A sophisticated addressable fire alarm panel, manufactured by Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, is protecting employees, residents and property at Grade I Listed Granary Court in Norfolk. The two-storey medieval granary and cottage, now converted into office space and meeting rooms, is constructed of flint and stone dressings, and has a plain and pantile roof. The project required a solution sensitive to the property’s age, stone construction and listing, as

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Kentec fire panel and suppression system protects new recycling plant

Kentec’s Syncro AS fire alarm panel and Sigma XT Fire suppression system have been chosen by East Coast Fire & Security and Fire Shield Systems for a collaborative project to install a fire protection system at Grundon Waste Management’s new Bulk Recycling Centre in Banbury. East Coast Fire & Security was employed to design, supply, install and commission an addressable fire alarm system that integrates with the new fire suppression


Kentec confirms two new senior appointments to support the company’s international growth

Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Derrick Hall as Director of Sales and Costas Constantinides as Head of International Business Development to further drive the company’s domestic and international growth. The appointments will support Kentec’s successful growth strategy that has led to it doubling its manufacturing capacity and expanding its presence worldwide. Derrick brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the fire detection and

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Kentec’s next generation Taktis fire panel for largest sites takes centre stage at Essen

Kentec is showcasing its life-critical control systems at Security Essen, with its next generation Taktis 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel taking centre stage.   The Taktis 16L extends the current Taktis fire panel to provide up to 144 zone indications. It supports more than 2,000 detection devices and can network up to 128 panels, making it ideal for the largest sites such as schools, hospitals, multi-site retail/supermarkets, critical infrastructure

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Kentec launches next generation Taktis fire panel for largest sites

Kentec, the leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the next generation of Taktis analogue addressable fire panel with an increased number of loops and enhanced integration and networking capabilities to meet the current and future needs of larger buildings and installations.   The Taktis 16L extends the current Taktis fire panel to 16 detection loops to provide up to 144 zone indications. It supports more than 2,000 detection

Kentec fire detection protects Dumfries ‘church of the 21st Century’

Kentec Electronics Ltd., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of life safety systems, has had its highly acclaimed Taktis® fire detection and alarm technology chosen to help protect an iconic new £4.7 million flexible use community hub development for Scotland’s Dumfries Baptist Church. The church for the 21st century in Dumfries, Scotland is a £4.7 million community facility and will be a new home for the Dumfries Baptist Church’s congregation.

Kentec On-Board Red Funnel Ferries

Kentec fire safety control panels have been chosen for the refurbishment of fire systems on the Red Funnel Ferry Group’s vehicle ferries that operate out of Southampton to the Isle of Wight. The refitting of the MV Red Osprey, following that of MV Red Falcon back in 2015, now leaves just the MV Red Eagle to be completed as part of Red Funnel Group’s multi-million-pound refurbishment of its three vehicle ferries. This major project has seen the interior design and facilities of each ship replaced with a bright,