Fire Protection - Case Studies

Comelit’s Atena Easy Fire Detection System Installed By KJ Fire Safety At Gleavewood Care Home

Comelit Group’s fire detection solution has been installed at Gleavewood Care Home by KJ Fire Safety, for the ongoing safety and security of staff, residents and visitors. Cheshire-based, Gleavewood Care Home, part of the Minster Care Group, is a two storey care home, with 30 single rooms and a variety of communal areas, alongside an enclosed garden area and multiple facilities and visitor activities on site for residents to benefit. Risk assessment on fire detection systems KJ Fire Saf...

Iredell Rescue And Cool Springs Fire Department Saves A Patient Pinned Under The Vehicle With Amkus Spreader Lift

The call was dispatched for a vehicle overturned with 4 patients possibly 2 pin in the vehicle. Andy Webster Chief of Cool Springs arrived on scene and confirmed double pin in. Deputy Chief Brandon Lester of Iredell Rescue arrived on scene and started assessment of vehicle. Delane Mcwhorter arrived on scene with crash truck and all personal above started assisting with deploying tools and assist with cribbing vehicle. Deputy Chief Brandon Lester from Iredell Rescue started extraction efforts on...

Pierce Manufacturing Provides Velocity 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform To Rochester Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, in collaboration with Pierce dealer MacQueen Emergency Group, has delivered a Pierce® Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform featuring innovative new idle reduction technology. The apparatus is the first of its kind and addresses the City of Rochester’s requirements to reduce emissions and its carbon footprint. The Pierce idle reduction technology incorporates high-performance lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batt...

Comelit Fire Detection Systems Installed By Bell Lancaster At G&B (North West) Ltd.

As G&B (North West) Ltd. continues to extend its roofing operations, Comelit fire detection systems have been installed by Bell Lancaster to protect new operations on its exclusive farm site. Based on Giants Hall Farm in Wigan, G&B (North West) Ltd. has championed the research and development of glass reinforced polyester (GRP) roofing systems and currently supplies over one million square meters to the trade every year. To accommodate growing demand for its bespoke GRP components and a...

Kentec Electronics’ Sigma XT Gas Suppression Panels Installed At The Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow

Sigma XT gas suppression panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting NHS staff and patients at the Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow, located at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), which provides more than 500 COVID-19 beds. Vipond Fire UK Ltd. installed the fire safety systems within a seven-day turnaround. The system includes a total of seven Sigma XT gas suppression panels, and 32 detectors located within the ele...

GS Global Resources Installs Flat Plate Heat Exchanger For An OEM’s 3300hp Rock Crusher

Facing a unique combination of challenges, an OEM came to GS Global Resources while creating a 3300-horsepower rock crusher, one of the largest open pit cone crusher in the world. Aside from its size, the cone crusher would also be located in Zambia, facing multiple environmental issues including extremely high ambient temperatures and caustic water supply. Due to the hot climate, the large air coolers traditionally used in this application would not be able to effectively remove heat from the...

London Fire Brigade Attends To The Huge Blaze That Broke Out At The Wood Green Block Of Flats In North London

A huge blaze had broken out at a block of flats in north London. Firefighters were scrambled to the scene in Acacia Road, Wood Green, just before 10pm on Wednesday night. Dramatic images showed flames ripping through the roof of the building and rising into the night sky as terrified neighbors watched on. Witnesses told of their shock as they took to social media to share footage of the enormous fire. About 20 people were evacuated by fire crews using breathing apparatus. Three of them were tre...

Patol Fire Detection Solutions’ Linear Heat Detection Cable Protects Renowned Petroleum Producer Firm’s UK Facility

The UK site of one of the world’s renowned producers of petroleum has selected Linear Heat Detection Cable (LHDC) from Patol Fire Detection Solutions (Patol) to protect its floating roof tanks. The site in the south of England is the latest in a long line of worldwide petroleum production facilities to opt for the Patol fire detection solution. With atmospheric storage tanks used to store highly flammable products, finding an effective way to prevent what could be the catastrophic consequ...

French International Dairy Industry Group Chooses IEP Technologies’ Industrial Explosion Protection Solution

A globally-renowned International Dairy Industry Group consulted IEP Technologies SAS located in France when an expansion project for one of their production sites in Western France led to the requirement for the upgraded process plant to be protected against the potentially dangerous and costly effects of industrial explosions. risk of explosion protection The company had decided to invest in the plant to increase its production capacity of dairy-based ingredients which are used in the food i...

IEP Technologies Provides Spray Dryer Explosion Protection In Food Ingredients Plant Based In US Mid-West

A practical, economical and versatile solution was demanded when IEP Technologies was approached to design an Explosion Protection System for a new spray drying process in a major Food Ingredients Manufacturing Plant based in the US Mid-West. The manufacturer may produce any one of 14 different cooking ingredients for the food industry on any given day, depending upon their customer requirements. Given the wide range of materials used and their respective particle/dust properties, individual ex...

Scandinavian Sugar Mill Plant Employs IEP Technologies For Explosion Protection Solution

When a potential dust explosion risk was unexpectedly identified prior to start-up in a newly constructed sugar handling process in Scandinavia, the company called in IEP Technologies to propose a solution that could be seamlessly incorporated into the existing equipment design parameters. The plant had already been designed on the basis of process material characteristics with relatively high minimum ignition energy (MIE), and easily-identifiable sources of ignition were not apparent. Conseque...

IEP Technologies Provides Passive Explosion Protection For Mobile Dust Collection Applications

The huge range and breadth of chemicals, minerals and other materials involved in the business of contract “toll” processing led a major custom processor in the Northeastern USA to explore various Explosion Protection options with IEP Technologies with the aim of building maximum flexibility and safety into their processing plants and operations. The problem of dust explosions is present in a surprising number of manufacturing processes whenever fine particulates, dispersed in air,...

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