Fire Protection - Case Studies

Apollo Safeguards Pengerang Deepwater Petroleum Terminal With Its Fire Detection Technology

Designing a reliable fire detection system for high-risk industrial environments can prove particularly challenging. There are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration, not least the location and scale of the site. Extra care needs to be taken at sites where operations are classed as hazardous and where there may be a risk of explosion. The safety of all individuals working at or visiting the site must also be taken into account. And, of course, the chosen system will have t...

Ohio City And County Upgrades To Motorola Solutions' Mission-Critical Technologies

When a 9-1-1 call is placed, information needs to be shared quickly and accurately with first responders who are dispatched to the scene. Motorola Solutions was selected by Springfield, Ohio and Clark County, Ohio to provide command center software to take incoming 9-1-1 calls, share and manage critical incident information, and communicate across agencies to coordinate a response. Integrated software There is no doubt that Motorola Solutions’ integrated software offers the best options...

Airbus Helicopters Canada provides H125 helicopter to Forest Helicopters to enhance fire suppression

Forest Helicopters Inc. has signed an order for a light single-engine H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters Canada. A seasoned utility operator with Ontario bases in Kenora and Pickle Lake, the company will utilize the aircraft for a variety of missions including diamond drill support, powerline maintenance, fire suppression, wildlife services, airborne geophysics and precision aerial construction. “We are proud to confirm this H125 order with Forest Helicopters, a legacy customer and l...

Rosenbauer Shares The Success Story Of Providing ARFF Vehicles To Hong Kong International Airport

Rosenbauer began its association with Hong Kong in 1998 with the delivery of the 1st series of the PANTHER 8x8, built on the mid-engine MAN chassis, and known as the Design PANTHER due to its unique appearance. This truck replaced an original Chubb Pathfinder, which had been in operation for many years. A hose layer vehicle was also supplied at the same time as a support vehicle. delivering hose/foam carriers Regular interaction and quick response ensured that the vehicle was kept operational...

Rosenbauer Provides New Personal Protection Equipment To Professional Fire Brigade Sarajevo

The approximately 200-strong department of the Professional Fire Brigade Sarajevo proudly presents its new personal protection equipment (PPE). The equipment consists of FIRE MAX 3 jackets and pants as well as TWISTER protective boots, all of the highest quality and protection level. The Fire Brigade Association of the Canton of Sarajevo procured the equipment. The Rosenbauer partner Firing d.o.o. based in Visoko, 35 km northwest of Sarajevo, supervised the procurement with the support of Rosenb...

AQUASYS Provides Water Mist Solution For An Indian Car Manufacturer

AQUASYS protects another test center in India (Gurugram, Haryana region) for one of the Indian car manufacturers. In this test center, engineers are working on the design, development and evaluation of vehicles. The Indian automotive industry once again relies on an AQUASYS system. Due to the efficiency of the water mist in fire-fighting, the flexibility in the assembly of pipes and the compact design of AQUASYS components, it is highly requested. Smaller technical rooms The scope of protecti...

Fike’s Suppression System Installed At A Major Chemical Company In The UK After Undergoing Thorough Testing

A major chemical company in the UK had been running a large spray drying process for many years. They thought the explosion risk had been mitigated by installing suppression systems on the main dryer and cyclone and flameless venting on the filter. These had activated over 30 times, for real explosions, and the system had so far done its job. However, the frequency of activations increased and eventually an explosion in the main filter led to damage in the plant, despite the protection system....

Bosch Secures Mansfelder Kupfer Und Messing GmbH With AVIOTEC Video-Based Fire Detection Solution

In large factory halls used for metalworking operations, conventional fire alarm systems are often not enough to protect buildings, employees and equipment. In many cases, high ceilings, greater fire hazards and interference from reflected light characterize these halls. The company of MKM Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH (MKM) faced exactly this challenge. MKM is a manufacturer of copper and copper-alloy precursor and semi finished products. Achieve Better Protection The company wanted to...

Advanced Ensures Drastic Reduction In Cases Of False Alarms At Bulgaria’s Communications Regulations Commissions

The headquarters of Bulgaria’s Communications Regulation Commission will be protected by high-tech fire systems from Advanced System, as part of a major refurbishment project and drive to reduce cases of false alarms. Located in Sofia, the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) was established in 2002 as an independent state authority entrusted with the management and regulation of all electronic communications in Bulgaria. Axis EN System A recent upgrade of the fire system in the Co...

Pierce Manufacturing Provides Two Custom Pumpers For The Milwaukee Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announces that it has secured an order of two custom pumpers for the Milwaukee Fire Department in Wisconsin. The new pumpers will be built on the Pierce® Enforcer™ custom chassis, and will address the community’s fire safety and emergency response needs for shorter apparatus with greater turning radius and maneuverability. The Milwaukee Fire Department placed the order in partnership with exclusive Pierce dealer for Sout...

Vimpex Fire-Cryer Voice Sounders Protect Students And Staff At Harwich And Dovercourt High School

A fire safety system upgrade at Harwich and Dovercourt High School, a mixed secondary school and sixth form with academy status serving more than 1,200 students aged 11 to 18 years, has 110 Vimpex Fire-Cryer Voice Sounders at its heart to help protect students and staff. This extensive fire safety system upgrade, installed by life safety systems specialists Anglia Fire Protection Ltd. comprises 24 Vimpex wall mounted Fire-Cryer and 86 high output Midi Fire-Cryer Voice Sounders, with custom buil...

KME Builds A Rescue Pumper For Coplay (PA) Fire Department With Enhanced Facilities

The Coplay (PA) Fire Department needed to replace a 30-year-old engine and an equally aging rescue truck. But instead of purchasing two new vehicles, it decided to merge their functions into a single rig, a rescue-pumper. “We were replacing a 1986 Mack engine and a 1984 rescue squad,” says Brandyn Bechtel, Coplay’s assistant chief. “The engine was an open-cab model, and there were lots of mechanical issues with the rescue squad, and it was no longer feasible to keep repa...

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