Fike Corporation News

Fike UK Asks Companies To Implement Appropriate Equipment And Technologies To Avoid Grain Elevator Explosions

Fike UK urges companies to ensure appropriate equipment and technologies are in place to mitigate the disastrous effects caused by grain elevator explosions. Keith Avila, General Manager at Fike UK said: “In the food process industry alone, approximately 50% of explosions have originated in bucket elevators. Installing appropriate prevention and protection measures will eliminate the potential risks associated with dust explosions, such as severe plant destruction and downtime, loss of pr...

Fike UK Alerts The Woodwork Industry Regarding The Catastrophic Effects Of Dust Explosion

Fike UK is alerting businesses across the woodwork industry of the catastrophic effects that could potentially be caused from a dust explosion within the workplace. There have been several dust explosions reported worldwide in the woodwork industry simply due to preventive measures not being taken. Fike UK, has dedicated almost 70 years to developing and manufacturing a range of fire, explosion and pressure relief products that their customers have installed and which have resulted in thousands...

Fike UK Introduces FDDS Function To Prevent Dust Explosion From Devastating The Workplace

Fike UK has enhanced its already extensive range of high quality, safety driven products with the introduction of the Fike Dust Detection System (FDDS). The FDDS functions by signaling the presence of unusually high airborne dust particles enabling the prevention of explosion devastating the workplace. Keith Avila, General Manager of Fike UK said of the new product launch: “A dust explosion can be potentially catastrophic. We are very proud to be the first in the industry to introduce suc...

Fike’s Middle East Managing Director Ihab Farag Gets Featured In The CEO Magazine

Fike, manufacturer of fire, explosion and overpressure protection solutions, is a family-owned firm whose middle east managing director Ihab Farag has a mission inspired by these important company values. Ihab Farag doesn’t believe in work–life balance. “You don’t have to balance life and work,” he asserts. But don’t mistake the Managing Director of Fike, an industrial safety solutions manufacturer, for a workaholic. “Work should be an enjoyable and ful...

Fike Enhances Fire Safety At A Fast-Food Restaurant In Pennsylvania With Its DuraQuench System

During its scheduled 20-year renovation project, a major fast-food restaurant in Pennsylvania learned that the flow rate supplied from its main hydrant/riser supply line (about 350 gpm) was too low to support its sprinkler systems within local fire codes (about 500 gpm). Growth in the area had placed additional demand on the local water main over the intervening years, making a once-suitable water supply, no longer adequate. Fire Sprinkler Pump Fire protection distributor BFPE International...

Fike’s Thermal Imaging Camera Helps To Monitor Engine Temperature And Enhance Fire Prevention

Forever committed to improving shipboard safety, maritime classification society DNV GL has developed the new notation F(M-P), which provides guidance to increased prevention of fires in machinery spaces. This new classification identifies possible machine room hazard areas, including oil leakage and ignition, and recommends solutions offered by Fike Corporation to prevent oil mist-related fires and explosions. Rapid oil leak detection system Oil mist is caused by minor leaks in pressurized f...

Fike Thanks Its Customers For Their Support Through Its Customer Service Week

From engineering solutions to help solve the BP Oil Spill to protecting a museum’s irreplaceable artifacts from fire, Fike’s industrial safety solutions can vary greatly. But what’s consistent in their wide array of capabilities is the personable customer service for which Fike is known. Building an allegiance of happy, loyal customers comes from the relationship they experience through every touchpoint within an organization. And while customer service falls on every person i...

Fike Corporation Hosts A Meeting With US Patent And Trademark Office Officials

Fike Corporation hosts a meeting with Damian Porcari, Regional Director for the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office in Detroit. Fire Suppression Solutions Porcari visited Fike because it is one of the corporate stakeholders in the Midwest region that regularly files for the patent protection of the intellectual property associated with innovative designs and products developed by Fike in rupture disc technologies, explosion protection, pressure activa...

Fike Participates In An Explosion Prevention Seminar In Brazil To Showcase New Technologies In Fire Protection

On June 2019, Fike participated in an explosion prevention seminar held in Santos, Brazil. The seminar was a collaborative effort between Fike and several other subject matter experts to present the latest explosion protection research and products. Over the last few years, Fike Regional Sales Manager Luis Barbim and Fike distributors have hosted road shows for end users, designers, authorities having jurisdiction, and more throughout Brazil. However, for 2019’s road shows, Barbim and the...

Fike To Offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid In Its Impulse Valve Technology Fire Suppression System

Fike Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of industrial fire, explosion and pressure relief safety products, will now offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid in its patented Impulse Valve Technology fire suppression system. Fike fire suppression systems are manufactured with impulse valve technology to improve the release of the agent into the zone with greater precision and reliability. Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid “The most globally recognized sustainable clean age...

2019 Jeff Wilson Scholarship From Fike Awarded To Deserving Children Of Employees

Fike president and CEO Brad Batz announced Abby Rolen and Wyatt Malott as recipients of the 2019 Jeff Wilson Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 each. A recent graduate of Lee’s Summit North High School, Abby was a member of National Honors Society, German National Honors Society, German club, scholar team, marching band, symphonic band, symphony orchestra and was an IB Diploma Candidate. She is the daughter of David Rolen, a senior electrical engineer at Fike. Abby will use her scholarsh...

Fike’s PROINERT2 System Meets Requirements And Protects Melvin Weaver & Sons’ Warehouse In Pennsylvania

Established in 1975, Melvin Weaver & Sons has provided crop protection products for the agriculture industry for over 40 years. The company’s steady growth throughout these years generated the need for additional space at their Lancaster, Pennsylvania based facility. In summer 2014, Melvin Weaver began planning the construction of a 16,800-square-foot addition to its warehouse. Having a long-time relationship with Kint Fire Protection, Melvin Weaver turned to Kint to explore fire supp...

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