Kentec Electronics Ltd News

Kentec Secures Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge With Its Sigma A-XT Gas Extinguishing Panels

Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panels from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, are at the heart of a new fire safety solution protecting users of the magnificent Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB). The HZMB is a 55km-long bridge-tunnel system consisting of three cable-stayed bridges, an undersea tunnel and four artificial islands. It spans the Lingding and Jiuzhou channels, connecting Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai, three major cities on the Pearl River Delta. The HZMB includes a 4...

Kentec Releases Firmware Update For Vizulinx Fire Alarm To Enhance Integration With Fire Alarm Panels

In line with its program of continuous product development, Kentec releases a new firmware version 1.0.13 for the Vizulinx Fire Alarm management module. Firmware version 1.0.13 replaces the current firmware version 1.0.11 and provides the following new features: Vizulinx now provides full support for Taktis EN & Taktis UL addressable fire alarm panels. Connection of Vizulinx to Taktis is via IP and to achieve this the Taktis panel must have a media gateway card fitted. Hydrosense Leak Dete...

Kentec Electronics And Apollo Fire Host A Successful Football Match To Raise Funds For We Are Beams

Back in March, Kentec Electronics challenged Hochiki Europe to a football match in which the Kentec football team was victorious with a 3-0 win. Basking in the glory, the company decided to challenge Apollo Fire Detectors to a match and earlier this week the Kentec team met an Apollo team for a game in their home town of Dartford which resulted in a 4-3 victory to Apollo. Kentec Electronics conveyed a huge congratulations to the Apollo team on their victory. Kentec and Apollo Fire have a long s...

The Kentec Installer Programme To Provide Training And Technical Support To Registered Customers At Firex 2019

Kentec, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, chose Firex to launch its new installer scheme, providing its registered customers with a wide-ranging program of bespoke training and best-in-class technical support, as well as dedicated software and enhanced product functionality. The Kentec Installer Programme (KIP) provides access to Kentec’s protected partner site, Virtual Resource, as well as Taktis LE2 commissioning software and enhanced Bridge Functionality –...

Kentec’s Taktis Fire Alarm And Control Panel Helps In Keeping Brenntag UK & Ireland’s Facility Safe

A highly sophisticated Taktis fire alarm and control panel from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, is providing the highest levels of fire safety at Brenntag UK & Ireland’s facility in Sunderland. Brenntag is a market leader in chemical distribution with a global network of more than 580 locations across 73 countries. Its North East team moved into the new site in Sunderland, one of the company’s 24 sites across the UK & Ireland, last December. Comprehensiv...

Kentec Launches The Sigma ZXT Single-Area Extinguishing Control Panel With Event Log At Firex 2019

Kentec, a manufacturer of life-critical control systems, is to launch the Sigma ZXT single-area extinguishing control panel at this year’s Firex, with new functionality, improved displays and multiple configuration options for a targeted response to a fire incident. Building on hundreds of thousands Sigma XT sales in nearly 70 countries, the Sigma ZXT provides controls and indications for a single-area extinguishing release system, enabling targeted extinguishing that limits damage and re...

Kentec’s Taktis 8 Loop Addressable Fire Panel Secures Mohali International Cricket Stadium In India

Spectators, players, and property at India’s Mohali International Cricket Stadium are being protected by a highly-sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a manufacturer of life-critical control systems. The Taktis 8 loop addressable fire panel, installed by Firehut Commercial Equipment Pvt Ltd, was chosen by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to replace a faulty system, and to provide a reliable and user-friendly control panel. 700 detectors and devices The Mohali International Cri...

Kentec Taktis Addressable Fire Panel Protects Surrey And Sussex Air Ambulance, Kent

Staff and air ambulance helicopters at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel from Kentec. The HQ main office building is monitored by the Taktis panel and hard-wired Hochiki detectors, with wireless versions specified to cover the helicopter hangar. Ease of installation Alvin Lewis, Operations Manager at CSG Fire and Security, the company that i...

Kentec 16L Taktis Analogue Addressable Fire Panel Wins Health And Safety Innovation Award

Kentec, a manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has won the Fire Innovation of the Year Award at the second National Safety and Health Excellence Awards for its next-generation 16L Taktis analogue addressable Fire Panel. The Awards took place at a Gala dinner held at the Birmingham NEC on 10th April. The Fire Innovation of the Year award celebrates products or services that demonstrate genuine innovation and differentiation to other products in the market place. Products must have been...

Kentec Releases New Emergency Voice Communication System To Help People With Reduced Mobility

Kentec Electronics, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Safe-Point Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) System designed to provide additional safety to people with reduced mobility in emergency situations. Commonly known as a disabled refuge system, the Safe-Point EVC enables emergency services or colleagues to communicate with people awaiting safe evacuation in designated refuge areas. This is particularly important during fire events where the use of elev...

Kentec Launches Bridge Functionality To Support Syncro Panel Networks On The Latest Taktis Technology

Kentec Electronics, a renowned life safety systems control manufacturer, has released a unique solution for migrating Syncro panel networks to the latest Taktis technology protecting the end user’s long-term investment. With the new Syncro/Taktis bridge functionality customers can upgrade their existing networks from legacy Syncro fire panels to the new highly-sophisticated and scalable Taktis control panel. Upgrades can be carried out on a panel-by-panel basis, with reduced capital expen...

Kentec Launches Fire-Cryer Plus With Voice Sounders With Visual Indicator For Extinguishing Systems

Kentec, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched Fire-Cryer Plus as an enhancement to its highly established range of extinguishing control panels. Fire-Cryer Plus voice sounders with visual indicator are an alternative to standard electronic sounders and bells which provide an audible tone only. Fire-Cryer Plus sounders provide approved audible tones supplemented with dedicated voice messages providing clear notification and instructions. In areas where extinguish...

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