Detection & Suppression
By Mr. Nigel Firkins, Project Developer, BRE Global
Personal Protection System units can and do make a real difference to the
level of fire risk, specifically in relation to vulnerable people who have
mobility associated difficulties. This article discusses the considerations in a
By Mr. Jake Bross, Suppression Subject Matter Expert, SimplexGrinnell
According to NFPA there were more than 8,000 kitchen fires in each of the last few years in the US. This paper discusses the limits of restaurant suppression system.
By Dr. Tingguang Ma, Fire Protection Engineer, Shanghai Institute of Technology
This paper presents research carried out by Shanghai Institute of Technology into flammability diagrams.
By Mr. Ian Buchanan, European Manager. Spectrex, Inc.
This paper discusses the need and the availability of ultra fast flame detection technology, activating explosion suppression systems, intervention systems and emergency shutdown.
By Mr. Stefan Haug, Product Marketing Manager, Bosch Group
This article considers the key factors that must be taken into account when designing a fire protection system: reliability, flexibility, scalability and investment protection.
By Dr. Edward Naranjo, Director of Product Management, Emerson
Normally unoccupied remote facilities with high potential for large material releases must be protected from a variety of risks. In this article, the available options for remotely protecting against these risks is discussed.
By Dr. Daniel Waldron, Product Manager, FFE
Used to protect large interiors, such as warehouses, shopping centers or other large internal spaces, beam detectors offer discreet and cost effective fire detection. This paper considers how to get the most out of beam detectors.
By Mr. Ola Willstrand and Mr. Peter Karlsson, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
An overview of the challenges of heavy vehicle engine compartments with respect to fire detection and an outline of the new test method.
By Mr. Steve Payne, Marketing and Operations Manager, AFEX Fire Suppression Systems
Fire is one of the worst things that can happen to a piece of heavy equipment. Five considerations are presented for buying a vehicle fire suppression system.
By Health and Safety Laboratory
This article presents information on the current design, installation and use of integrated (fixed) fire suppression/extinguishing systems on vehicles and mobile equipment/machinery used above or below ground.
By Mr. Ted J. Amundsen, Mr. Lawrence R. Grzyll, and Mr. John A. Meyer, Mainstream Engineering Corporation
This paper addresses the advanced development of a novel technology for solidĖsolid hybrid gas generator fire suppression to replace the ozone-depleting Halon 1301 for total flooding applications.
By Mr. Ruediger Kopp, General Manager, FOGTEC Fire Protection
This article discusses a number of different industrial fire risks which traditionally have been protected with conventional gas extinguishing or sprinkler systems and are today seen as excellent applications for water mist technology.
By Mr. Craig W. Martland, Mr. David P. Marchessault, Mr. Andrew McGarey, Mr. Diego Rivas, Mr. Kevin W. Stanley and Dr. Yiannis A. Levendis, Northeastern University
A method for delivering cryogen for suppression of wildfires (particularly nascent fires, small‐scale fires or fires surrounding critical infrastructure) via insulated capsules.
Protec Fire Protection
This case study presents Manchester Airport Groupís (MAG) very specific fire detection requirements and Protecís solution.
FLIR Systems, Inc.
This case study discusses the Green Bay Metro Fire Department and its reasoning for selecting the FLIR K50 thermal imaging camera to be included in several of its engine and ladder company trucks.