Hydrants news

Euralarm Releases A Guide On Periodic Testing Of Transportable Gas Cylinders Used In Fixed Firefighting Systems

The Extinguishing Section of Euralarm has published a guidance document on the important aspects relating to the periodic inspection of cylinders used in fixed gaseous fire extinguishing systems and especially in respect to hydrostatic testing. The guidance note is intended to identify some critical areas that are often not fully understood and does not prescribe the full processes involved in the testing or the physical handling of the cylinders. Transportable cylinders under the TPED (Transpo...

GS Global Resources Supports Companies By Solving Their OEM Challenges

If OEMs find a comprehensive resource - where the complex simplifies, where peace of mind and mutual respect grow relationships, where competitive advantage and machine performance improve every time - there’s only one place to get it. That’s at GS Global Resources: Foremost in machine performance for life. Mobile and industrial machine OEMs profit from GS Global Resources (GSGR) renowned engineering minds in hydraulic, electronic, mechanical and software applications. As an extensi...

AVK And Fusion Announce Resuming Of Factories Operations In China

As almost all other factories in China, AVK and Fusion’s Chinese factories were closed from mid-January to mid-February. During that time, orders did not stop coming in, even though machines were shut down, and employees, therefore, faced a large backlog on their first day back. Due to the employees’ hard work and determination, and with extra precautions put in place they were soon back in work with high spirits. The health and wellbeing of the employees, partners and customers is...

AVK Announces All Communication Lines To Be Operational During COIVD-19

AVK shared an update on the latest policies as regards to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier the Company announced that all staff, where they are able, are to work from home. This update is to inform that customers will still be able to contact in the same way that they would have done prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. All of the incoming landline numbers are diverted to mobile phones; if for any reason the call doesn’t get answered, one may hear a message service from a mobile provid...

AVK Announces Home Working Policy And Operations To Remain Open Amidst COVID-19

Paul Hubbard shared the update on the latest policies amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.  The government informed that in an effort to drastically reduce the rate of transmission of the virus, they are imposing enforceable measures to stop all but essential traveling and personal interaction for the next 3 weeks.  In response to this, the Company has ensured the welfare of customers, the staff and the wider population as a whole, whilst maintaining the highest possible level of se...

BAFE Releases Fire Safety Advisory During The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic

BAFE has announced releasing a fire safety advisory during the on-going coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. The advisory stated, “During this extraordinary situation, it must be noted that fire safety cannot be put on hold. Fire does not discriminate, and it is important that your fire safety policy is well maintained appropriately”. Fire safety systems and provisions It further reads, ”BAFE have discussed this fact before, but fire safety systems and provisions are different to...

The Ministry Of Housing, Communities And Local Government Opens Consultation Regarding Fire Safety In Existing Buildings

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on Jan 20, 2020 launched a consultation seeking views on ‘how to assess and prioritize fire safety risks and how to better understand the complexity of building risk’ to ensure that an appropriate level of safety is achieved in existing buildings. Assessing fire safety of buildings MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) stated that they are commissioning research to develop an evidence base on fire saf...

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment Secures Contract To Supply HydroPen Container Firefighting System For V.Ships Hamburg

Container firefighting across the V.Ships Hamburg container ship fleet has been entrusted to the HydroPen system, after VIKING Life-Saving Equipment secured a contract to protect over 40 ships against one of the industry’s fastest growing safety hazards. Countering rise in container fires The alarming rise in the number of container fires has brought calls for urgent action from the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), with stakeholders urged to encourage IMO to strengthen fir...

Viking Corporation’s K28 ESFR Sprinkler Receives FM Approval For Ceiling-Only Sprinkler Protection

The Viking Corporation, a global pioneer in fire protection and life safety systems, announced an enhanced FM Approval for its K28 ESFR sprinkler. This new FM Approval allows the Model VK514 sprinkler to protect 50 ft (15,2 m) high warehouses with significantly less water than other available protection methods. Racked Storage Up To 50 ft A design of nine sprinklers in a 3x3 array at 40 psi (2,8 bar) is now possible, provided that a secondary calculation is satisfied for four sprinklers at 80...

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...

Rosenbauer Lists Specially Equipped Vehicles For Emergencies In The Oil Refining Industry

Oil: still one of the most important raw materials today forms the basis of countless products, and thus has enormous influence on the world market. Prior to the final products being created, a large number of processes and process steps are often necessary: from extraction through various transport methods, to refining and further processing. The processes are associated with complex procedures, with the processing plants themselves being technologically sophisticated industrial complexes of w...

G&S Brandschutztechnik Announces Rebranding To Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland

G&S Brandschutztechnik AG announces rebranding strategy with new brand name, Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland GmbH. The specialized company for preventive fire protection has been part of the Rosenbauer Group since 2016 and only in the previous year merged SICS Brandschutz GmbH, G&S Brandschutz GmbH, and G&S Sprinkleranlagen GmbH to form a single company. Preventive fire safety expert The former company name is to be continued as a modified label of excellence, G&S Integrated...

Related videos

Fike Showcases Its Security Products At The Intersec Expo 2020

UL: Limitations Of Thermal Imagers: Structural Stability

UL Firefighter Safety: Close Before You Doze - See the Dramatic Difference a Door Can Make

vfd