Case Studies

Rosenbauer POLY CAFS indoor extinguishing system to fire protect German jet fighters

  German Air Force placed an order with Rosenbauer for an autarkic POLY CAFS indoor extinguishing system Rosenbauer's stationary fire protection technology is deployed wherever independently actuating fire-fighting systems are required to suffocate fires immediately after they break out. The German Air Force recently placed another order with Rosenbauer for an autarkic POLY CAFS indoor extinguishing system for the test bay used by Europe's most modern jet fight...

Metz Aerials to supply aerial ladders to Trentino fire departments

  Metz Aerials will supply aerial ladders with retractable cage boom to Italy   Metz Aerials has recently chalked up another noteworthy success story in Italy. The Cassa Provinciale in the autonomous province of Trento (Italy) ordered L32A three aerial ladders with a retractable cage boom and a working height of 32 m from aerial ladder manufacturer Metz Aerials for the fire departments of Trentino. The contract, which was signed in January 2010 in the provin...

SPIE Matthew Hall delivers automatic sprinkler and foam enhancement system for PPG Industries paint re-finish plant

  PPG Industries paint re-finish plant has a new automatic sprinker and foam enhancement system Client's core business The site at Stowmarket is PPG's main UK manufacturing plant which produces aqua-based paint and highly flammable solvent based paint for the automotive world. Contract description To de-commission, remove the many existing sprinkler systems which were over forty years old and the designs out of date. To design, supply, install and commission new...

Waterous CAFS retrofit brings about new CAFS purchase by Budd Lake fire department

  Budd Lake firefighters put their 1998 Mack pumper with its retrofitted CAFS unit through its paces during training Budd Lake's service area generates calls for everything from woodland wildfires to residential structure fires to light industry blazes.A Waterous compressed air foam system (CAFS) retrofit of a 1998 MR Mack pumper two years ago convinced members of the Budd Lake (N.J.) Fire Department that compressed air foam should become an essential part of its fi...

SPIE Matthew Hall equips British Museum with automatic sprinklers, hose reel system, and dry risers

  British Museum is now equipped with new automatic sprinklers, hose reels and dry risers Client The British Museum. Contract description The 2-acre square inner courtyard of the British Museum was transformed following the construction of a spectacular glass roof. As part of this project a series of elliptical mezzanine floors were constructed around the Round Reading Room together with the creation of a new lower level to the courtyard. This new accommodation houses...

Glyndebourne Opera House, Sussex gets the sprinkler treatment

Glyndebourne Opera House is built in the same site as the original opera house Clients core business • Located in the heart of the Sussex countryside, the majestic Glyndebourne Opera House is built in the same site as the original opera house Contract description • The scope of the work involved the co-ordination, installation and commissioning of the mechanical, electrical and public health services for the entire building. The systems included cooling, ventila...

Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology helps fire rescue efforts in Eastern USA

Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology® helped prevent spread of flames and minimised fire damage In three recent fires, Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology® helped prevent spread of flames, minimized fire damage, and aided in victim recovery. First to arrive on scene of a kitchen fire in Montague, NJ, Fire Chief Jesse Brace of the Montague Fire Department, found heavy smoke coming out of the right side of the structure. Upon inspection, Chief Brace found a...

CyberLock® electronic locks help Clark County Fire Department track its narcotics

After researching available options, Clark County F.D. chose the CyberLock system for tracking their narcotics Clark County Fire Department has implemented the CyberLock system of electronic lock cylinders and programmable keys to manage and control access to their controlled substances. As the largest fire department in the State of Nevada, Clark County provides emergency services to an area encompassing 7,910 square miles that includes the Las Vegas Strip and neighboring r...

Amax Security's fire security apparatus protects prestigious Neasden Temple

Amax Security has provided a fire and protective systems for the prestigious Hindu ‘Neasden Temple' in London Amax supplied the equipment in conjunction with Security Dynamics, a leading CCTV distributor based in Greenford, Middlesex.Fast expanding security and fire systems installer Amax Security, which offers a flexible one-stop service to residential and commercial customers, has provided a range of fire and protective systems for the prestigious Hindu 'Neasden Temp...

TOA Europe integrates network audio solution and fire system in Frankfurt OpernTurm

  TOA Europe is celebrating a huge new audio network installation at OpernTurm TOA Europe is celebrating a huge new audio network installation comprising TOA VM-3000 Series PA/VA systems, SX-2000 audio management systems and loudspeakers, in Frankfurt, Germany. Due to open later this year, the OpernTurm (literally 'Opera Tower') is the latest addition to Frankfurt's celebrated skyline. Comprising a 170 m high-rise building and a 26 m low-rise perimeter development, Oper...

Fire Interruption Technology from Ara Safety makes firefighting easier and safer

Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology® quickly reduces spread of flames Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology® saves $100,000 in property loss in a Christmas day fire in Ontario, and kicks off 2010 with three other reported deployments in Canada and the USA: two in Alberta and one in Pennsylvania. A fire that started in an attached garage of an Ontario home on Christmas Day was fast spreading to the main entry of the home and spreading to the attic, whe...

St. Albert firefighters get new tracking technology for emergencies

St. Albert Fire Department will use OnSite ERT™ to determine crew status during emergencies The technology will replace previous, less reliable techniques to determine crew status during fire-related emergencies.It's a scene all too familiar for firefighters: Emergency responders enter a burning building, but before the flames are put out, the roof collapses and they dash out. The commander on scene is suddenly left wondering if any crew members are still inside. What...

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