Fire Industry News for April 2014

Kentec’s Wireless Fire Alarm Systems Installed For Cirque Du Soleil’s Quidam Tour Performances In Munich

The wireless fire alarm system is used to protect the main Circus Big-Top and the artiste tent during performances A wireless fire alarm system has been specially designed for Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam tour performances in Munich with a Kentec fire alarm control panel at its heart.  The wireless fire alarm system, believed to be the first of its type to be installed in Germany, is used to protect the tunnel between the main Circus Big-Top and the artiste dressing/h...

Vimpex To Showcase Its Range Of Alarm And Ancillary Products At Firex International 2014

The Vimpex VAD23TM range of EN 54-23 Visual Alarm Device The newly developed Vimpex VAD23TM range of Visual Alarm Devices combines great aesthetics with innovative design. The detector base-mounted three-way platform sounder/beacon offers one point of installation for those requiring an EN 54 Part 23 compliant beacon and unambiguous voice messaging or multi-tone sounder. A wall mounted Banshee ExcelTM sounder/beacon, a wall mounted beacon and a ceiling beacon complete the...

Hochiki’s Survey Of UK And Overseas Customers Reveals High Levels Of Service Delivery

The survey also covered Hochiki’s products with 96% of respondents saying product quality was ‘very good’, or ‘excellent’ Hochiki, leading manufacturer of commercial fire detection solutions, has announced the results of its latest wide ranging survey of both UK and overseas customers, revealing extremely high levels of service delivery across all customer- facing functions. Hochiki carefully tailored questions to suit each department, including...

Prysmian FP PLUS Fire Resistant Cable Assures Fire Protection Within The Walkie Talkie Building In London

Prysmian FP PLUS is installed in the safety systems including emergency lighting and smoke exhaust ventilation systems Fire protection within the dramatic Sky Garden topping the Walkie Talkie building at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, is assured by 2000 metres of Prysmian FP PLUS fire resistant cable. The Sky Garden is a three-storey high leisure and exhibition space. Its façade is created from a 980 tonne complex steel frame with integrated photovoltaic cells. Prysmian...

Chubb Fire & Security Wins Contract To Service And Maintain Fire And Security Systems At Barking & Dagenham College

The College takes advantage of Chubb’s remote monitoring capability to monitor fire alarms outside its normal opening hours Chubb Fire & Security will continue to protect staff and students at Barking & Dagenham College, having been awarded a renewed contract to service and maintain a range of fire and security systems across four sites in Barking, Romford and Dagenham.  Chubb is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Fire Panel Range Secures UK’s Leading Pharmaceutical Research And Development Sites

Advanced’s MxPro 5 components including fire panels, repeater panels and fireman’s controls have been installed One of the UK’s leading pharmaceutical research and development sites is now being protected by industry-leading Advanced fire panels following a multi-million pound redevelopment project. The complex installation encompassed a large number of buildings fulfilling diverse functions, including offices and more challenging laboratory environments. Ad...

Advanced Launches QuickZone Conventional And Twin-wire Fire System

Advanced’s QuickZone system can cover 2-12 zones and is EN54-2&4 approved Industry-leading fire systems business, Advanced, has launched a new conventional and twin-wire fire system called QuickZone. Renowned across the globe for the quality of its intelligent fire systems, Advanced now also delivers the ease-of-use, flexibility and performance it is famous for to the conventional world. QuickZone, as the name suggests is quick on the wall, quick to configure and q...

Avon’s Deltair Self-contained Breathing Apparatus Wins NFPA 1981 And 1982

Avon Protection will demonstrate its Deltair SCBA at FDIC 2014 Avon Protection, a market leader in respiratory protection systems, recently announced the award of NFPA 1981 and 1982, 2013 edition approvals for the Deltair™ self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). First previewed at FDIC 2013, the respiratory protection product which represents a $5 million investment for Avon has been eagerly awaited by members of the fire service industry. The SCBA, developed followi...

Hochiki Expands Its Range Of Safe Compatible Devices With CHQ-ISM Sounder Module

The CHQ-ISM is designed for use in the ‘safe’ area of a hazardous area fire detection system Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has announced the latest addition to its expanding range of intrinsically safe compatible devices – the CHQ-ISM sounder module. Hochiki Europe’s intrinsically safe devices are incapable of releasing sufficient electrical or thermal energy to cause the ignition of a specific hazard...

Sprue Launches New 10-year Carbon Monoxide Alarm As A Cost-effective Solution For Installers And Housing Providers

FireAngel CO-9X-10T-FF CO alarm helps landlords identify and resolve leaks before lives are at risk Home safety products specialist, Sprue Safety Products has launched a new 10-year carbon monoxide (CO) alarm that offers a cost-effective solution for installers, landlords and housing providers looking to provide better protection against carbon monoxide for homeowners and tenants. With an extended 10-year life warranty and advanced diagnostics, the FireAngel CO-9X-10T-FF CO a...

Pierce Together With W. S. Darley To Sponsor “Give-Back Giveaway” Sweepstakes At FDIC 2014

The event will help raise suggested donation and will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, together with W. S. Darley & Co., are sponsoring the “Give-Back Giveaway” sweepstakes at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis for the chance to win more than $60,000 in firefighting equipment. A $10 suggested donation in the NFFF or Pierce booths is all it takes to e...

Chubb Fire & Security Wins Contract To Provide Its FX Fire Extinguishers To Hoyer Petrolog U.K. Ltd.

The contract is to provide Hoyer’s fleet of Petroleum and Bitumen tankers with fire extinguishers from the Chubb FX range Chubb Fire & Security was recently awarded a major contract with Hoyer Petrolog U.K. Ltd., a leading supplier of transport and logistics to the petroleum industry, to provide and service nearly 1,000 Chubb FX fire extinguishers. Chubb is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. The contract is to provid...

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