call points

New SIL 2 compliant 316L stainless steel call points for onshore and offshore applications

E2S Warning Signals has announced that its STExCP8 manual call points are SIL2 compliant to IEC 61508, allowing system integrators greater confidence when designing systems requiring an enhanced safety integrity level. The robust devices are part of the comprehensive STEx family of explosion/flameproof audible and visual signalling devices and feature highest grade 316L stainless steel enclosures. Designed for installation in the harshest of onshore and offshore environments, the call points

Fire detection solutions

Comelit Guarantees Fire Detection Range

Comelit UK is now offering a free five-year guarantee from the date of manufacture as standard, across its new range of fire detection solutions. The Italian security systems manufacturer, known for its high specification solutions, presents an innovative range of automatic fire detection systems including conventional and addressable panels. Already pledging its commitment to the sector by becoming a member of the FIA and ensuring its complete fire detection range

Queens Cross Housing Association

Queens Cross Housing Association to install 12,000 FireAngel alarms

Smoke, heat and carbon monoxide alarm suppliers, FireAngel, has signed a contract to supply Glasgow-based Queens Cross Housing Association with over 12,000 battery powered smoke and heat alarms. The WST630 smoke alarms and WHT630 heat alarms will be installed in over 3,500 properties across the city centre, due to the Scottish Government’s pending legislative changes following the Grenfell fire tragedy. Under these changes to the Housing (Scotland) Act 2018, all

Royal Wharf

Royal Wharf Riverside development benefits benefits from Cygnus wireless fire alarm system

On another major London development that’s currently underway, Bull Products’ Cygnus wireless fire alarm system is being used for fire safety during the construction phase. Royal Wharf is a visionary mixed development located in East London’s Royal Docks on 40 acres of land where nearly 3,400 homes are being created as well as commercial, retail, leisure and educational facilities for a new and vibrant London district. This brand new riverside district

fire

FM Global develops new fire protection innovation: Thermal radiation-activated sprinklers

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has developed a new design for automatic fire sprinkler protection beyond what can be addressed with current commercially available sprinklers. The sprinklers are designed to activate due to their enhanced sensitivity to thermal radiation from flames and would be suitable for particular applications where a new, specialised sprinkler design would be beneficial, such as sprinkler protection beneath grated mezzanines and special fire hazards

Go-Air

Eaton selected to keep trampoline centre secure by reaching new heights in fire safety

Eaton was selected by the design and building company behind Wales’ biggest trampoline arena to provide a bespoke mains lighting, emergency lighting and fire alarm solution. Black Circle Design, principal contractor and designer for the Go Air Trampoline Park in Cardiff, opted for an Eaton mains lighting solution that would enhance the aesthetic appeal and comfort of the interior while maximising energy efficiency. The power management company also delivered an

Meltham

Rosenbauer opens new UK Yorkshire-based headquarters as part of the company's growth plans

Rosenbauer UK have recently commissioned their new 20,000 square foot (1.900 m²) Yorkshire-based factory as part of both ongoing and further projected growth plans. The requirement for the new base is due to an ongoing growth of the firefighting market in the UK. The factory in Meltham, Holmfirth has undergone significant investment to create a comfortable ‘shop floor’ and new offices and conferencing facilities. All-in-all, the intention is to run

Kentec’s reports successful arrival at Bergen’s new airport terminal

A new life safety system based around Kentec’s Syncro XT+ addressable extinguishing control panel technology is being installed in the new 4 billion Kroner (Euro 407m) terminal at Norway’s Bergen Flesland International Airport. Bergen Flesland’s new terminal will treble the airport’s capacity and will include a new dedicated train line connecting Flesland to Bergen city centre. The terminal building itself will be scalable, featuring all core functions, including check-in, baggage, storage systems, security control, and departure and arrival halls on two

PPE Standards: Perfect and protect

­Ivan Rich, Technical Manager at Bristol Uniforms, is closely involved in developing and reviewing standards for fire-fighter PPE.  He is the secretary for two European committees which include standardisation for Heat and Flame PPE and Fire-fighters’ PPE. Here Ivan explains how international and national standards bodies work together and explores recent developments in this area: Fire and emergency services across the globe need to know that they can fully rely

Gent receives rave reviews at The Capitol

One of the UK’s finest art deco buildings recently underwent a complete refurbishment that restored it to its former glory. The Capitol is now one of Aberdeen’s most sought after commercial spaces and life safety products from Gent by Honeywell have been installed to protect its occupants. When it first opened in 1933 The Capitol was a cinema, before going on to become a theatre, a bar and nightclub. Located