Fire Protection - Case Studies

Fike Provides ECARO-25 Clean Agent Fire Suppression System To Safeguard Seeboard Offices In Worthing

The Seeboard Offices in Worthing, UK have a busy telecommunications center managing the customer base for its UK operation. The communications equipment, associated data control equipment and the essential power and UPS equipment were protected from fire by five stand-alone Halon fire suppression systems. Unfortunately, Halon is damaging the ozone layer, adding to the global warming problem. In response, the European Community issued Regulation 2037/2000, which made the removal of Halon mandato...

Sepura Enhances Security At City Of Leon By Providing 757 Sepura Radios For Public Safety Communication

Following the successful implementation of a Sepura TETRA network in the Mexican State of Guanajuato, the city of Leon has added another 757 Sepura radios to its existing stock of more than 800 terminals through Sepura's in-region partner Jomtel. Following a successful implementation in December 2017, the city of Leon has now achieved its goal of upgrading its communications capability for 2018. The Municipal Public Security Secretariat of the city of Leon purchased the radios to further enhanc...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Protects Sydney Harbour Tunnel

NetVu’s advanced Video Smoke Detection (VSD) system is being used to provide a rapid response to potential fires in the AU$554 million Sydney Harbour Tunnel. Retrofitted to 80 of the tunnel’s CCTV cameras - 40 in each tube - VSD offers a vital early warning of incidents in the tunnel which carries nearly 90,000 vehicles a day. Benefits Of The Video Smoke Detection The key benefit of the Video Smoke Detection (VSD), now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing...

IEP Technology Provides Explosion Protection System To A Power Station Based In The UK

A coal fired power station based in the UK decided to invest in NOx emission improvements to work towards compliance with the Industrial Emission Directive and allow a wide diet of fuel types including high volatile content coal. This new coal diet brought safety challenges for the mature power station and additional explosion protection measures were required for the mills and classifier processes. The power station owner executed a rapid, rigid and rather extensive tender process – requ...

HOERBIGER Safeguardes AIDA Prima Cruise Ship With Exhaust Duct Systems And Explosion Relief Valves

A trip on the new AIDA Prima can be recommended by the Vienna Safety team! The installed CAT/MAK 12M46 DF engines as well the exhaust duct systems are protected, ‘state of the art’ with HOERBIGER Explosion Relief valves. A witness inspection on board was carried out by IEP Technologies’ colleague Dominik Suess, last year! AIDA prima is a new cruise ship built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the German cruise operator AIDA Cruises. MHI was awarded a contract to build t...

IEP Technologies Enhances Fire Safety At A Cogeneration Plant With Explosion Protection Solutions

The primary fuel used in the cogeneration plant is coal, yet secondary biomass fuels like dried sewage sludge and wood are also employed. The materials, which are in part pulverized, are transported via four silos and one docking station to the boiler. The energy released during the combustion process is converted into electricity and district heat by way of a combined heat and power process. Stadtwerke Duisburg generates a total of 5.4 million kilowatt hours of electricity per day. Appropriat...

OSU Fire Protection Student And FPP’ Student Smoke Alarm Installer Installs Smoke Alarms At Guthrie Residential Home

It was December 2, 2017 when a house filled with smoke in Guthrie. The two people inside were able to escape, thanks to smoke alarms installed just three months prior by the Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) AFG grant and Nick Mueller, OSU Fire Protection alumnus. Fire Safety Technology program Originally from Colorado, Mueller came to OSU after taking a concurrent enrolment fire science class during his senior year of high school. This sparked his interest in this field of study...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Solution Protects Palm Jumeirah Tunnel In Dubai

D-Tec - part of NetVu - announced that its partner in the Middle East region, BSS-ME, has supplied, tested, and commissioned seven advanced IP-based, NetVu Connected, FireVu units to provide a state-of-the-art CCTV-based VSD (Video Smoke Detection) solution for the main tunnel at the famous Palm Jumeirah man-made island in Dubai. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah, which has been dubbed the 'eighth wonder of the world', has dramatically changed the Dubai area, doubling the Emirate’s beach f...

Engesul Installs SecuriFire 500 Fire Alarm Panels On Luxury Yachts

Schaefer luxury yachts feature SecuriFire 500 fire panels Located in Southern Brazil, luxury yacht builder Schaefer Yachts manufactures motor yachts up to 24 metres in length. Founded in 1992, the luxury yacht builder helped to establish the Santa Catarina area in Southern Brazil as a yachting hub. The shipyard made its mark with the Phantom line of luxury motor yachts and grew to become one of the country’s largest boat manufacturers. Infusion technology for waste mana...

ZIEGLER Completes Delivery Of 100 Emergency Vehicles To The County Of Hesse In Germany

ZIEGLER has announced delivery of the vehicles number 49 and 50 from the second purchase order of Hessen of about 50 emergency vehicles, LF 10 KatS. These vehicles were handed over to the fire brigades of Eschenburg/Eibelshausen and Herbstein (8th collective order by the county of Hesse), at the headquarters of the ZIEGLER Group, in Giengen, Germany. LF 10 KatS emergency vehicles Since 2012, ZIEGLER has already delivered 100 LF 10 KatS emergency vehicles in total to various fire brigades in th...

ZIEGLER Delivers Three Rescue Vehicles To The Hengelo, Almelo And Enschede Fire Brigades In Twente, Netherlands

ZIEGLER announced delivering three new rescue vehicles to the fire brigades of Hengelo, Almelo and Enschede, located in Veiligheidsregio Twente, in the Netherlands. All the three vehicles are built on Volvo chassis FH 420 6x2 with X-Track hydraulic front-wheel drive. Each of the chassis is equipped with a controlled trailing axle, air suspension, a Powertronic transmission and a driver cabin with 3 seats. Ziegler ALPAS system The rescue vehicles come equipped with superstructure Ziegler ALPAS...

FireVu Helps Protect High Value Residential And Commercial Property With Effective Fire Detection

Providing effective fire detection for high value property, modern residential and commercial, is a challenge. The voluminous spaces and aesthetic considerations are a couple of key issues that must be considered when choosing and installing effective fire detection solutions. The amazing creativity of modern building designs, being or have been built in considerable numbers, present a new set of challenges for fire detection solutions. The Gherkin, a building FireVu help protect, is just one...

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