Detector Testers News

Detector Testers Experience During The Fire Safety Event

The Fire Safety Event, held at Birmingham’s NEC, saw a welcome return of exhibitions for the fire industry. After 18 months without a trade show, it was fantastic to be out meeting people again and, judging by the numbers in attendance, it was an event the industry was definitely ready for. event review The event featured more exhibitors than ever before and a comprehensive program of seminars.  Visitors to the Detector testers stand were able to experience the latest in testing te...

Detector Testers Test Solo 365 In Spain

With on-site productivity remaining key for fire engineers around the world, the use of the electronic range of test solutions continues to rise as an increasing audience becomes aware of the unique benefits offered. While testing with the range of Solo smoke aerosols remains popular, and the most widely used method of testing, there is increasing demand for solutions that offer greater compatibility with the latest detector designs and support increased productivity on site. Standout features...

Detector Testers Testing Smoke Detectors With Scorpion Solution

Most buildings have at least one detector which is hard to access. Now, with a greater focus on 100% testing, more of these detectors are being tested with our Scorpion solution. In recent months there has been a significant rise in enquiries from both installers and facilities managers looking at ways to test hard-to-access detectors. As a result, installations of Scorpion have been confirmed in; the UK, Germany, Sweden, and the Middle East and, with more in the pipeline, it appears the challe...

Detector Testers The Return Of Expos: The Fire Safety Event

The 3-day event, running from 7th-9th September, looks set to feature a record number of exhibitors and will be supported by a comprehensive CPD seminar program providing insight and thought from government officials, lawyers, and foremost industry professionals. The stand, 4/M1, will feature all the latest solutions from the Solo and Testifire ranges with members of the sales and marketing team on hand to answers questions and provide full product demonstrations.  They will have copies of...

Detector Testers Launch CPD Certified Webinars This Summer

Since the launch of the webinars in 2020 Detector Testers welcomed over 1500 attendees to the sessions, they provide a great opportunity to learn about the use of the products and how they can support with simple, compliant functional testing. All webinars are CPD certified by the Fire Industry Association and are led by the technical support and training specialist, Paul Gatens. Testing and Maintenance of Fire Detection Systems Available dates: Tuesday 8th June 10 am – 12pm Tue...

Detector Testers On Are The Solo Poles Too Long?

For years, the red Solo access poles have been used by engineers to access detectors in order to carry out functional testing. For most this is achieved using the original 4 sections telescopic pole – but could a shorter pole also be useful? As part of some recent research into how the access poles are used and rated, Detector Testers learned that for many engineers the typical height of most detectors they test is up to 5 meters. Pole with Custom-Designed Bag While still a significant...

Detector Tester Reports Fire Australia Expo Success

With the COVID outbreak making business travel and exhibitions almost impossible over the last 15 months, it was great to see the productts on show at Fire Australia. Whilst scaled down from previous editions of the show, Fire Australia 2021 still featured a comprehensive conference programme which ran alongside the exhibition. The Australian partners, FlameStop, were among the 80 companies exhibiting and took the opportunity to promote products from the Solo and Testifire ranges. Rob Glover,...

Detectortester Invited By Hochiki For A Virtual Roundtable

The discussion covered a wide range of topics all linked to multi-sensor detectors and featured a panel of experts including our own Paul Gatens. With the development and installation of multi-sensors continuing to grow, our training and support teams are experiencing an increasing number of enquiries about how these devices should be tested.  As well as covering this point, the roundtable also provided an opportunity to discuss the importance of false alarm reduction, certification, and t...

Detector Testers Win Third Prestigious Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Employing over 100 people and with sales to over 140 countries, Detector Testers solutions (including products from the Solo and Testifire ranges) receive global use by fire professionals carrying out functional testing and maintenance of fire detection systems. In the last six years, the company’s unique product offering and investment in personnel has supported International sales growth of 121%, which today’s award announcement recognises. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise...

Detector Testers Launches New Solo 365 Adaptor To Test ASD Systems Alongside Smoke Detectors

Following its launch, the wide range of benefits offered by Solo 365 have been enjoyed by users around the world. Now, through the launch of a new adaptor, Solo 365 has even more to offer. Alongside testing smoke detectors, Solo 365 now has the ability to functionally test ASD systems. This is made possible through a specialist adaptor which is fitted to Solo 365 in place of the standard clear cup. Testing smoke detectors and ASD systems With the adaptor fitted and the ‘Delayed Start&rs...

The Fire Safety Event 2019 Announces The List Of Exhibitors Participating In The Exhibition

Western Business Events (WBE), host of The Fire Safety Event, is in the final week of preparations before it opens the doors at the NEC on 9th-11th April for its largest edition yet. Now in its third year, The Fire Safety Event has seen phenomenal growth since its inception in 2016. The event, which began with 16 exhibitors now boasts over 50 exhibitors for its 2019 edition. High-profile incidents in recent years have put a spotlight on the industry and The Fire Safety Event recognises it has a...

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