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Vimpex Keeps Its Operations Running Smooth To Help Its Customers In Critical Situations

Vimpex is open for business. Vimpex remains fully dedicated to their customers, and as a key manufacturer and supplier to the evacuation, rescue and industrial industries they are able to offer support by keeping people safe in critical situations. Vimpex is a private family-owned business, so they can guarantee that the phone will always be answered, emails will be responded to and orders fulfilled as much as possible. Fire safety equipment They are a manufacturer of fire safety equipment so...

AMKUS Introduces Battery Powered And Twin-Lined Rescue Tool

AMKUS Rescue Systems introduces a line of high performance, battery powered and twin-lined rescue tools. The cutters, spreaders, and combi-tools are constructed from solid aluminum and are ready for service in the severe duty of challenging first responders. The new battery powered ION® tool’s onboard pump system delivers amazingly fast performance under both loaded and unloaded conditions. The tools are compact to access tight spaces and require less room on apparatus. In addition, t...

Euralarm Recommends Date Of Withdrawal As The Effective Date Of Implementation In National Codes

Euralarm released a Communiqué with recommendations on updating national Codes (like a Building Code, Fire Code, etc.) when new Standards become available. The development of new or revized standards follows a certain process that is finalized with the ratification of the standard by the standardization body (CEN, CENELEC, …).  Following the ratification there are dates that the new or revized standard is available, announced and published followed by a date that the former s...

Kentec Electronics’ Taktis Fire Panel Receives Certification From VdS Which Enables Their Global Expansion

Kentec Electronics, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has achieved EN 54-2 and 4 VdS approval for Taktis, its most powerful and sophisticated analog addressable fire panel. The approval will enable the business to expand its global operations into the central European market. As one of central Europe’s leading independent testing institutions, VdS certification is required for manufacturers to sell and install fire safety systems in Germany and other central Europe...

BAFSA And Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Organize “Sprinklers Save Lives” One-Day Business Seminar

Around 200 delegates from the building and design industries in the United Kingdom region and beyond attended a one-day business seminar themed - “Sprinklers Save Lives” on providing a fire resilient environment for everyone. It was held at The Burgess Hall in St Ives, United Kingdom.  “Sprinklers Save Lives” seminar Organized by BAFSA (British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association Ltd.) in collaboration with, and hosted by, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, t...

British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association Ltd. Issues Policy Statement In Light Of Global Coronavirus Pandemic Outbreak

The BAFSA Executive have now written to its members and outlined immediate action as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. BAFSA (British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association Ltd.) announced in a statement that they will continue to work within the current Government guidelines (both national and devolved) throughout this COVID19 pandemic outbreak. They have provided links below to HM Government advice, Scottish Government advice, Welsh Government advice and Northern Ireland Government advice we...

Carrier Becomes An Independent Company And Starts Trading On The New York Stock Exchange

Carrier Global Corporation debuts as an independent, publicly traded company after successfully completing its separation from United Technologies. Shares of Carrier, a pioneer in creating building and refrigeration solutions that matter for people and the planet, will begin ‘regular-way’ trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at market open under the symbol ‘CARR.’ A provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and fire...

BIOex Announces That Their AFFF Foam Concentrates FILMOPOL And BIOFILM Receive UL 162 Certification

The AFFF foam concentrates FILMOPOL and BIOFILM are now UL 162-certified. FILMOPOL, an AFFF fluorosynthetic AR versatile foam concentrate, is especially effective at: Putting out hydrocarbon fires fast owing to its AFFF properties (Aqueous Film-Forming Foam) Forming a protective film gel over the surface of all types of flammable liquid (class B polar solvents) due to its AR property (Alcohol-Resistant) offering remarkable resistance to re-ignition of the exposed combustible materials. BI...

KIMTEK Announces Expansion Of FIRELITE UTV Transport Skid Unit Line With New Models

KIMTEK has announced expanding its FIRELITE UTV Transport Skid Unit line with new models designed for fire departments needing the capability of an ultra-high pressure pump on a compact skid unit specifically suited for UTV side-by-side chassis. The FCAT-209 and FCAT-209-85 models feature premium CAT UHP pumps powered by electric start Honda 9HP motors. These triplex pumps deliver 6.7 GPM at 1200 psi. FIRELITE UTV Skid units KIMTEK'S new FIRELITE slip-on/skid units also include a CAT dual-stri...

Telguard Announces The Availability Of Its Cellular Alarm Communicator TG-7FS LTE-A For Sale In Canada

Telguard, a provider of security and life safety communications, announces its cellular alarm communicator for commercial fire, the TG-7FS LTE-A, is now available for sale in Canada. The TG-7FS has long been the go-to communicator in the U.S., and the Canadian market will now be able to take advantage of its performance and reliability. “Telguard devices have been trusted universal alarm communicators across Canada for decades, primarily in the residential and commercial intrusion space,&...

Protectowire Continues To Provide Linear Heat Detectors, Modules And Fire Control Panels During COVID-19

As Protectowire faces the ever-changing circumstances related to COVID-19, they find themselves having to make unprecedented decisions about business as usual. And the truth is that, in this moment, there is no business as usual. Curtailing business travel Their diverse network of suppliers gives them great flexibility to reroute in case there is a disruption. They are actively monitoring and managing their network to ensure delivery of raw materials. To date, none of their US-based suppliers...

AVK UK Delivers Soft Seal Gate Valves For Gas Escape Solution

A large-scale gas escape in one of the UK’s largest cities was resolved in less than 24-hours due to the skill and commitment of the team at AVK UK in Staveley, Chesterfield. AVK was notified about the gas escape at 4pm on Friday 27th March. The customer urgently required two DN500 Donkin Series 555 Soft Seal Gate Valves. The DN500 Donkin Series 555 is far from a standard item, with a normal lead-time of twelve weeks. The AVK team, by 5pm, had allocated the components to enable the valve...

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