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Rosenbauer Introduces Compressed Air Foam RFC CAFS Cube For Water, Foam, And CAFS Operations

The new Rosenbauer RFC CAFS Cube compressed air foam system presents itself almost like a cube, with very compact dimensions. It offers the highest flexibility in fire fighting operations. It can be used to carry out a pure water attack, for example in situations where foam compounds are not allowed to be used. With RFC CAFS Cube, heavy, medium, and expansion foam can be produced to combat classic solid and liquid fires or to flood cellars and storage rooms. Wetting agent operation is also poss...

BS 6164:2019 - Fire Suppression For Tunneling

The British Standard (BS) 6164:2019 came into effect on 31 October 2019. This British Standard is a full revision of the now-superseded BS 6164:2011 with regards to health and safety in tunneling in the construction industry. Clause 13 of BS 6164:2019 contains guidance and recommendations regarding fire protection of plant and equipment used in tunneling. It refers to the protection of both mobile and static equipment, including specialized tunnel plant intended for underground use and surface...

Koorsen Fire & Security Provides Key Insights On The Positives Of Using Nitrogen-Based Dry Fire Sprinkler Systems

Dry fire sprinkler systems have been around for a long time and are used to protect unheated warehouses and structures, where freezing temperatures could cause the pipes in a wet pipe sprinkler system to burst. They are also increasingly being used in areas containing sensitive or very expensive contents due to the fears that leaking fire sprinkler pipes could cause. As the use of dry pipe systems has become more widespread, concerns regarding the impact of corrosion common in dry pipe systems...

Perimeter Solutions’ Flourine Free Dual-Purpose Firefighting Foam Delivers Effective And Environmentally Friendly Solution

Perimeter Solutions, a global pioneer in the production of fire retardants, foams, and water enhancing gels, along with a wide range of services for managing wildland, industrial, municipal, and military fires, announced the commercialization of PHOS-CHEK® Class A/B foam concentrate, a new fluorine free firefighting foam capable of extinguishing Class A and B fuel fires with a single product. Structural and industrial fires demand swift action and suppression. Too much is at stake with unco...

Hi-Line Welcomes Three Employees Soon After Being Granted The Prestigious SafeContractor Award

Hi-line Industries, a UK supplier to the compressed air sector, has welcomed three new employees to its ranks. Reflecting the company’s ongoing success and growth, Stephen Martin joins as Sales Director, Matt Johnson takes up the title of Project Engineer while Brad Beesley arrives as Internal Sales Co-ordinator. The news comes in the same week as Hi-line celebrates its latest safety award: the company has been granted the prestigious SafeContractor accreditation by Alcumus. The upward tr...

TYCO DV-5A RED-E Cabinet From Johnson Controls Offers Easy Installation, Maintenance And Trusted Performance

The TYCO® DV-5A RED-E Cabinet by Johnson Controls is a pre-assembled, pre-wired and pre-tested fire protection package enclosed within a freestanding, 14-guage steel cabinet designed to occupy minimal floor space and provide an aesthetically pleasing enclosure for the fire protection valve riser. The new cabinet includes the TYCO DV-5A valve and is available in both deluge and pre-action package options. The valve package includes the manual system shut-off control valve, automatic water co...

Carrier’s Fire Safety Brands To Showcase Innovative Solutions Together At NFPA 2019

Carrier’s fire safety brands will display their extensive fire detection and suppression solutions at NFPA 2019, June 17 – 19 in San Antonio, Texas. On display in booth #1437 will be a wide range of fire products and systems that protect residential, commercial, institutional and light to heavy industrial areas in multiple applications, including oil & gas, power generation, data centers, automotive, hospitality, campus, marine and food and beverage. Carrier is a global provider...

Fike Corporation Protects A Mexico-Based Library Complex From Potential Fire, Smoke And Water Damage

Fike Corporation recently earned the right to protect a large and unique library complex located in Mexico. The library is a four story structure built to house millions of literary volumes, and also includes an auditorium, administrative offices, library stacks and reading rooms. The library also boasts large centralized computer services designed to bring greater computer access to the library visitors. The unique library architecture, high-tech equipment and massive literature collection pre...

Elkhart Brass Announces Acquiring Ontario And Manitoba Dealer, M&L Supply, Fire & Safety

Elkhart Brass is proud to welcome and announce the addition of their newest partner and dealer; M&L Supply, Fire & Safety! Effective immediately, M&L Supply, Fire & Safety will be providing sales and service of the full line of Elkhart Brass products in Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. Fire & Safety specialist firm M&L Supply, Fire & Safety has established a reputation of outstanding sales & service through 25+ years of dedicated fire industry support. Their team o...

Hi-line Industries Enhances Tundra Range Of Refrigeration Dryers With Energy Efficient Features And Hi-Flo Heat Exchanger

Tundra series comprises 16 models spanning compressed air flows from 22 to 1700 cfm Hi-line Industries, an established and reputable UK manufacturer of high-quality compressed air purification equipment, has made a number of enhancements to its already class-leading Tundra range of refrigeration dryers. Thanks to an impeccable reliability rate, with zero failures from hundreds of models already sold, the 2018 series is offered with a new two-year warranty. Moreover, the latest...

Pierce Manufacturing Provides 15 Fire And Emergency Apparatus To Clackamas Fire District In Oregon

The purchase includes Pierce custom pumpers, aerial tillers, tankers, rescues and wildland units Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 15 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus from Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon. The purchase includes six Pierce® Dash® CF custom pumpers, two Pierce Arrow XT™ aerial tillers, three Pierce 3,000-gallon tankers, two Pierce Type 3 wildland apparatus, one Pierce Arrow XT heavy-du...

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 To Be The Biggest Event For Fire Prevention, Disaster Relief, Rescue And Security

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 generally attracts around 1,300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Minister of the Interior, praised the commitment of the many volunteers working with Germany’s technical civil defense organisation, the voluntary fire service and other relief organisations. According to de Maizière, who is also serving as the patron of INTERSCHUTZ 2015 in Hannover, approx. 1.7 million volunteers form the backbone of Germany&...

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