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Liz Barbaro Sant Of Alberta Group Discuss The Importance Of Third Party Certification

Why should end users use third party certificated companies when sourcing contractors for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of firefighting, fire detection and alarm systems. Even with the best equipment, fire detection, fire suppression, gas extinguishing and passive fire protection systems are only effective if they are correctly designed, installed, commissioned and maintained. It is therefore vitally important that specifiers select only competent installation companie...

VdS-Guidelines Releases Updates To Support Water Mist Systems For Efficient Fire Fighting

VdS-Guidelines combine 112 years of loss prevention experience with highest German engineering skills. The renowned support for the planning & installation of water mist systems, VdS 3188en, has now been fully updated to new hazards and capabilities. Decisive factor in successful fire fighting: the immediate response. this can only be ensured by reliable extinguishing technology. Water mist systems considerably increase the effect of the H2O used and thus achieve a rapid cooling effect by g...

ARTS Supports VdS Fire Protection Systems 2020 International Conference

The international conference of VdS experts on fire protection systems will be held in Bucharest. The event is organized by VdS Schadenverhutung GmbH in cooperation with the Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFMA) and is supported by Euralarm member ARTS (Romanian Association for Security Technique). Program topics For the event the following topics are on the program: Automatic fire protection systems from the point of view of fire brigades Sprinkler systems: new developments in...

Chemical Preparations Factory From Dr. Richard Sthamer Set To Exhibit At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

Foam is the most effective agent for fighting numerous fires. But as firefighters know, foam is more than just foam. The Hamburg-based company Sthamer has almost 100 years of experience with fire-extinguishing foam. A while back, fluorinated foam was considered the most effective means of putting out oil and fuel fires. But research at the turn of the millennium produced new findings and, with the general growth of environmental awareness, fluorinated foam came under increased scrutiny. Accordi...

International VdS Conference “Fire Protection Systems” Held In Romania Is Ready To Be Downloaded As PDF-File

The program of the second international VdS-conference on fire protection systems, April 29th, 2020 in Bucharest (Romania), can now be downloaded as PDF-file from their official website. At the conference, international experts from industry and fire protection organizations will present an overview on current technology and developments as well as numerous solutions based on practical experience. Automatic fire protection systems The participants can look forward to the following topics: A...

VdS Releases Extensively Revised Guidelines For Foam C

In the year 1906, while emperors and kings where ruling, the first sprinkler system standard in continental Europe was published – the German “Regulations for the Installation of Automatic Fire Sprinklers”. The VdS predecessor “Association of Private Fire Insurance Companies” had pooled its entire knowledge for the planning and installation of these vital systems in less than ten pages. water spray extinguishing systems A century and a multitude of technical diver...

Nittan Launches EV Firebeam Xtra Beam Detector To Provide A Cost Effective Solution

Nittan are pleased to announce the launch of their latest generation Firebeam product. The EV Firebeam Xtra is a Loop Powered beam detector, incorporating a Mini Input Module to report Alarm on Nittan Evolution Addressable Fire Alarm Systems. It provides a reliable, cost effective solution for protecting large areas. Building movement and accessibility have, in the past, made beam detection unreliable, difficult and time consuming to commission as well as hard to maintain, but Firebeam overcome...

2nd International VdS Conference On ‘Fire Protection Systems’ To Take Place In April 2020 In Romania

On April 29th, 2020, the second international VdS-conference on ‘Fire Protection Systems’ will take place in Bucharest (Romania). International experts from industry and fire protection organizations will present an overview on current technology and developments as well as numerous solutions based on practical experience. VdS-conference on fire protection  The conference will be held in cooperation with ROFMA, the Romanian Facility Management Association. In addition there w...

Bosch’s AVIOTEC IP Starlight 8000 Provides Early Detection Of Smoke And Flames In Tunnels

Bosch’s video-based fire detection solution AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000 can now also be used in tunnels to ensure reliable and early detection of smoke and flames. Therefore, it is a quick and cost-effective addition to the linear heat detectors commonly used, which react only to noticeable increases in temperature and are unable to detect smoke either. In addition, the viewing of incidents also enables immediate verification of alarms and is a valuable aid for the emergency services. The n...

International Fire Sprinkler Association Shares Its Journey And Experiences From Inception To Date

On May 18, 1999, the inaugural meeting of the International Fire Sprinkler Association was held in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Representatives of ten companies along with staff from the National Fire Sprinkler Association agreed on the establishment of a new organization that would work to increase global awareness of the effectiveness of automatic sprinklers and other water-based fire suppression systems. From the start, the IFSA founders envisioned a supporting role for IFSA: it would be an org...

The VdS Guidelines CEA 4001en Updated For Planning And Installation Of Fire Protection Systems

Effective sprinkler systems are often the decisive criterion for immediately stopping the frequent fires from developing their destructive power. To ensure that these important technologies will always function safely in an emergency, experts all over the world rely on the practical VdS Guidelines CEA 4001en for planning and installation. Europe's largest institute for fire protection has now comprehensively updated this standard reference work. Importance Of Sprinkler Systems In Fire Safety Ev...

Seven Conferences And Symposiums Including ‘Fire Extinguishing Systems’ To Be Held At VdS-FireSafety Cologne 2018

Numerous exhibitors from Germany and abroad will be presenting their solutions at the trade fair VdS-FireSafety Cologne on 4th and 5th December 2018 will once again offer fire protection and security professionals a wide range of information, consisting of seven top-class conferences and symposiums, a large trade fair and thematic forums in the exhibition hall, which are open to all trade fair visitors. As traditionally every second year, the major industry get-together for p...

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