Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd News

Apollo Fire Detectors Explains About Flame Detector Testing

It is important to remember to test the flame detector with a real stimulus and flame. BS5839-1: 2019 confirms that it is essential that the fire alarm system be tested every 12 months. During that testing, automatic fire detectors such as smoke detectors, optical beam detectors, and aspirating systems will be functionally tested with ‘real’ stimuli like smoke.  Don’t forget that Flame detectors and other industrial products need to have the same routine testing with rea...

Apollo Creates A Conventional Manual Call Point SC2900-001APO With Modern And Sturdy Design

Apollo have recently introduced a new conventional Manual Call Point (MCP) into their product portfolio. Following customer feedback, they have created a conventional MCP that utilizes the same operation and resettable mechanism as the popular Apollo Intelligent Manual Call Point. The product, SC2900-001APO, has a new modern and sturdy design, is fitted with an alarm LED and has been designed to operate on a zone of conventional fire detection devices. It is supplied with both 470 Ohm resistors...

Advanced Provides An Intelligent Fire Detection System For Revlon’s Headquarters

An intelligent fire detection system from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the South African head office of cosmetics manufacturer, Revlon. Situated in South Africa’s Gauteng province, Revlon’s headquarters comprises of an administration building, warehousing facility, and manufacturing plant. With area usage varying across this large-scale site, the end-user required that there be immediate identification of the location of any alarm activations An intelligent fire...

Apollo Fire Detectors Announces The Launch Of Soteria Dimension Flush Mounted, EN54-7 Approved Fire Detectors

Apollo Fire Detectors, the renowned UK manufacturer of fire detection and alarm devices, have launched their range of flush mounted, EN54-7 approved fire detectors to the international market. With a global reputation for innovation, quality and reliability, Apollo products keep people safe from fire in over 100 countries around the world. Their latest range Soteria Dimension consists of two optical fire detectors which use chamberless technology to protect challenging applications. The Soteria...

Apollo Fire Detectors Launch Soteria Dimension To Transform Fire Safety

Soteria Dimension is a new addition to the Soteria family of products, the next generation in fire detection. With an innovative flush-mounted design and chamberless technology, it continues the 40+ year history of designing and manufacturing innovative products that keep people safe from fire every second of every day. Designing a fire system A common issue when designing a high-end, luxury building is the integration of the fire system. Countless hours are spent meticulously creating a...

Apollo Fire Detectors Expands Their Portfolio Of Free Webinars And Virtual CPD’s

Following significant requests from customers, Apollo Fire Detectors have expanded their portfolio of free webinars and virtual CPD’s. In order to continue providing its training service throughout the national lockdown, Apollo released a selection of over 15 virtual courses in May 2020. The courses have been a huge success with thousands of attendees from over 30 countries taken advantage of the weekly sessions. Due to this success, and COVID-19 restrictions being in place once again in...

Reducing Fire Safety Costs in UK Residential High Rise Buildings

Since the Grenfell tower tragedy in 2017, residential high-rise fire safety has become a top priority for tower block building managers. If a high-rise building is found to contain combustible cladding, then the standard ‘stay put’ policy is no longer considered safe, and instead a temporary ‘simultaneous evacuation’ strategy must be put in place until the cladding issue is resolved. Currently a Waking Watch protocol is the preferred option for ensuring resident’s...

Commfire Provides Fire Alarm System To Enhance Fire Safety For The Office Group

Another project completed for The Office Group (TOG). Commfire has just completed the supply and commissioning of a new fire alarm system which also includes the PAVA system (Public Address and Voice Alarm). Fire alarm system This project usual challenges of a tight program of works, plus the added challenge of COVID-19 restrictions such as social distancing which is difficult on building sites. The fire alarm system has been designed to meet with the requirements of BS5839-1:2017 with phased...

Advanced Secures Leuchie House In East Lothian With Their Wireless Fire Detection System

The fire alarm control equipment from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the core of a wireless fire detection system protecting Leuchie House in East Lothian on the Scottish Borders. As part of an upgrade to the existing radio fire system at the classical Georgian mansion house in North Berwick which operates as a respite center for people with multiple sclerosis, an Advanced 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panel has been installed alongside the latest EMS wireless FireCell equipment. Fire...

Ampac Showcases Their Range Of Fire Detection Products At Marintec China 2019

Ampac were excited to exhibit at this year’s Marintec China Expo in Shanghai, promoting their suite of marine and offshore fire detection products. The Marintec China Expo has been running for over 40 years and is renowned for being one of the leading events in the global marine sector. The event sees over 65,000 visitors and provides the opportunity to showcase innovative products and services, whilst also keeping up-to-date with the latest maritime industry news. This year, Ampac, with...

Kentec’s Special Applications Department Unveils Evac-Point, Evacuation And Alert Control Indicating System For Effective High-Rise Evacuations

In response to a specific customer requirement, Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has developed through their Special Applications Department an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent communication structure to support staged evacuation. Evac-Point system Kentec’s made-to-order ‘Evac-Point’ system uses user-defined zone reference labeling to enable Fire Se...

Advanced Electronics’ Brought In To Secure The Second Tallest Building In Western Europe

Global fire systems provider, Advanced, has been specified on another landmark tall building. Set to stand at 62-storeys high, 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London will, on completion, become the second tallest building in Western Europe. The 278m office building will offer 1.275 million sq. ft. of high specification office space, as well as eight community spaces, covering over 100,000 sq ft, including an innovation hub, curated gallery space, fresh food market, gym and wellbeing retreat. Once...

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