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Honeywell announces integrating VESDA-E smoke detection technology with NOTIFIER and Gamewell-FCI fire systems

The VESDA portfolio is the most widely used advanced smoke detection technology in telecommunications and data centre applications Honeywell, a pioneer in Connected Buildings, announced its advanced smoke detection technology – capable of detecting and reporting smoke at its inception, before a fire develops – can now integrate with some of the most widely used fire panels in commercial buildings without the need for additional hardware or wiring. Combining Int...

Skanwear launches STRATA softshell jacket to deliver arc and flame protection this autumn

STRATA softshell jacket is ideal for outdoor work which can take place after sunset or in gloomy conditions Those responsible for overseeing PPE for businesses should already be looking ahead to the colder months and assessing whether they’re existing garments meet standards, according to leading PPE manufacturer Skanwear. Working with innovative protection brand STRATA, Skanwear has unveiled its latest jacket that comes with a lifetime guarantee against faulty workmansh...

Bosch Building Technologies launches Safety Systems Designer tool for planners of EN54 fire detection systems

The Safety Systems Designer from Bosch requires a workstation running under the Pro or Enterprise versions of Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 10 Bosch Building Technologies has introduced its Safety Systems Designer, a free and easy to use tool for planners of EN54 fire detection systems. The software supports both stand-alone and system architectures with up to 32 modular fire panels being distributed via several buildings or up to 32 loops per panel. It is thus suited for a broad...

Arc and FR Personal Protective Equipment manufacturer Skanwear employs measures to improve customer experience

Skanwear has set out to completely revolutionise customer interactions, opting for a more personal approach with bespoke care The experts in Arc and FR Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Skanwear has announced it is working on measures to improve the customer experience. Skanwear stocks clothing and accessories designed to prevent injury from arc flash and electric shocks in industrial sectors. It has set out to completely revolutionise customer interactions, opting for a mo...

Honeywell’s addressable fire detection devices improve protection for modern buildings

The new line of addressable detectors includes photo, photo/thermal, and heat detectors, along with bases and accessories Honeywell, a pioneer in Connected Buildings, is helping customers get ahead of upcoming building code changes and improve fire detection through a new line of addressable smoke and heat detection devices available across all Honeywell Fire brands. The devices improve detection of fires involving synthetic materials that are commonly used in modern building...

Traders Warehouse becomes exclusive distribution partner for Comelit fire division across UK

Comelit Group and Traders Warehouse will be joint exhibiting the new fire systems alongside Comelit’s latest in door entry technology at ElexShow 2018 Traders Warehouse is the exclusive distribution partner of choice, across all five UK branches, to offer Comelit Group’s new state-of the-art fire detection solutions. The security distribution group, already a Comelit Gold Partner, has enhanced its product portfolio by introducing Comelit’s full range of Th...

Nittan Europe awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification for delivering high quality products and systems

ISO 9001:2015 is awarded for fulfilling criteria for a quality management system by an organisation, by ensuring higher level structure with an increased importance given to risk Nittan Europe, a manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products, has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. This achievement marks Nittan’s ability to deliver high quality products and systems to market. ISO 9001:2015 is awarded for fulfilling criteria for a quality m...

Pittsburgh appellate court affirms ruling in favour of Federal Signal Corporation in firefighter hearing loss case

The trial court had ruled that the plaintiff firefighters had failed to produce evidence of an alternative siren design Federal Signal Corporation, a provider of environmental and safety solutions, announced that a Pittsburgh court of appeals issued an opinion affirming the trial court's dismissal of a case filed by seven Pittsburgh firefighter plaintiffs who claimed that the Company's sirens on their fire trucks caused them hearing loss. The trial court had ruled that the pl...

Skanwear’s first seminar in the webinar series deals with the risks of arc flash and protection against it

Skanwear is a specialist provider of protective garments and equipment that are fire resistant and designed with arc flash in mind Arc Flash and Flame Resistant PPE experts, Skanwear, are on a mission to inform businesses about the risks of arc flash and how to minimise them. There are at least two arc flash incidents occurring every day, with an average of two of these proving fatal, according to OSHA. As a result, Skanwear made its first seminar in its webinar series dedica...

ASSA ABLOY UK to discuss the importance of fire door safety standards at Fire Door Safety Week 2018

ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham to help raise the bar on standards of quality for fire door safety Over three million fire doors are installed every year in the UK, yet incorrect specification, poor installation and a lack of maintenance is still a common occurrence. In light of this, and to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service...

Charlotte Fire Department becomes the first major fire department to deploy Axon's digital evidence management solution

The fire department's arson unit will be the first to deploy Evidence.com services as part of a larger proof of concept Axon, the pioneer in connected law enforcement technologies, announced that Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) will deploy Axon's digital evidence management solution, Evidence.com, making it the first major city fire department to join the Axon network. The department's arson unit will be the first to deploy Evidence.com services as part of a larger proof of c...

Semtech’s LoRa technology integrated into HEX SAFETY’s dynamic fire evacuation system

The HEX Dynamic Evacuation System communicates with the building’s existing fire alarm system and sends the safest direction to every HEX exit sign in the building Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analogue and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced collaboration with HEX SAFETY (HEX), a smart fire prevention company in Taiwan, to incorporate Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology)...

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