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  • SOLACE - Fire & Theft Detection System

    Fire and Rescue services across Britain and the world are reporting difficulties in dealing with property fires that have solar photovoltaic installations, whether the fire is caused by that installation or not, because the solar panels remain “live” during daylight hours and cannot simply be turned off! This is considered to be so alarmingly dangerous to fire crews that properties ...


    By Smart Green Solutions Ltd

  • US fire and smoke detection device market to grow

    The North American fire and smoke detection devices market continues to witness steady growth, thanks largely to new innovations in both technologies and products. These stand-alone technologies and products, now in early growth phases, will likely drive the market forward, offering considerable opportunities for industry players. 'The North American fire and smoke detection devices market goes ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • ECO-Sure® CO sensor for multi-criteria fire detection

    False alarms are not just a nuisance. False fire alarms mean downtime, loss of business and waste the valuable efforts of emergency services. If alarms sound regularly and unnecessarily, people lose confidence in the system. This could not only mean your business would be downgraded in response by the fire brigade but ultimately, could threaten life if alarms are ignored in a real fire situation. ...

  • Australian fire detection market to grow steadily, reaching $393.4 million by 2016

    Although the global economic crisis affected the Australian construction market in 2008 and 2009, scarcity of residential housing is currently boosting the market. This is creating demand for fire and smoke detection devices as well-informed consumers and emerging regulations make these devices a basic requirement. From 2010 onwards, the fire and smoke detection devices market in Australia is ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Fire & Rescue Service deploy ABLE Jerome for mercury spillage detection

    Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Service, acting on the advice of one of its Fire Board’s constituent local authorities’ scientific advisory services namely, Glasgow Scientific Services, has recently purchased ABLE’s Mercury Detection System for its technical support teams and mobile technical support laboratory. Mercury, also called quicksilver or hydrargyrum , is a chemical element with the symbol ...

  • Fire detection and suppression markets in Russia fired up by the progress made in the industrial sector, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The Russian fire safety market is steadily growing, with market participants offering increasingly sophisticated and high-quality equipment at competitive rates. The impressive growth of the industrial sector, along with the government"s economic diversification strategies and improvement of quality, has buttressed the domestic market"s efforts to overcome effects of the recent economic slowdown ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Stopping fire risks in their tracks with Conveyor Fire Detector

    Land Instruments have developed a Conveyor Fire Detector for reducing the costs of damage due to coal fire or explosions as coal is transported throughout the plant, a dangerous point of the process particularly when highly volatile Powder River Basin coal is used. Other ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Hydrophones for leak detection

    Sensor Technology, Canada, has received a repeat order for hydrophones custom-designed for a unique application in fire hydrants. Most of the hydrophones the company manufactures are used in marine applications, where designing for survival in sea water is the standard. For this project, the hydrophones are used in pipes carrying drinking water to millions of people, so finding suitable, food ...

  • Flame and gas detection in hangars

    Flammable materials (aviation fuels, cleaning solvents, and paints) present in aircraft hangars can endanger life, safety, aircraft, and the hangar structure. To improve protection, many Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) either require or strongly recommend high-performance fire detection and suppression systems to cover both the aircraft and the building. Here are a few considerations to ...

  • Detecting warmth lost

    Eurotronics, an R&D company founded in 1972, is now active in three areas: digital map production, geographical software development, and made to measure services and solutions for public bodies. Since last year, Eurotronics has been able to offer a new service: a remote-controlled helicopter with an infra-red camera. 'The Microdrone lets us map heat loss from buildings,' explains Johann ...


  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Crowcon`s Vortex FP Flameproof Gas and Fire Detection Control Panel has ATEX Certification

    -ATEX certification allows use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas- Crowcon’s highly successful Vortex range of multi-channel gas and fire detection control panels has been extended to include an ATEX* certified Exd Flameproof version, the Vortex FP, which can be used in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas. Photo: ...

  • Det-Tronics fire and gas detection/releasing system obtains U.S. coast guard and lloyd’s marine approvals

    Det-Tronics system and detectors are hearty enough for offshore. Minneapolis, MN (January 26, 2010) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has announced that its Eagle Quantum Premier (EQP) system has received Type-Approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and from Lloyd’s Register (http://eqp.det-tronics.com). Det-Tronics ...

  • Honeywell acquires Fire Sentry Corporation

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has acquired Fire Sentry Corporation, a privately-held manufacturer of innovative fire etection and control products for a broad range of industrial markets. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Yorba Linda, California, Fire Sentry’s product portfolio consists of fast-responding electro-optical flame detectors, portable ...


    By Honeywell Analytics, Inc.

  • Hot Off The Press: To Detect and To Protect

    Many oil and gas installations, especially oil rigs and FPSOs, are located in areas with harsh weather conditions, such as in the North Sea or Alaska. Although a different area of the world, similar tough surroundings are faced at the other end of the spectrum where there is extreme sunlight and high temperatures coupled with occasional sand storms. In all of these locations and many ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fast, accurate and inexpensive Infrared Coal Fire Monitor

    For fast and reliable indication of dangerous coal temperature rise in mills and storage silos the Land Infrared Coal Fire Monitor provides an inexpensive solution. When installed in the mill reject box, hopper or bunker the non-contact the Infrared thermometer gives a rapid alarm indication of temperature rise to warn of imminent coal fire. As one of 6 products in the new Land Coal Fire ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Keeping Coal Stockyard fires in check with continuous monitoring

    As part of the Coal Fire Detection System Land have developed the Coal Pile Fire Detector to tackle the problematic storage of coal in large and difficult to access facilities. The hotspot detection system mounted at a suitable viewing point is able to scan a very large area for dangerous hotspots, its pan and tilt mechanism providing great flexibility and a wide range of view. A clear display on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Sensidyne release new gas detection resources

    Sensidyne, LP announces the release of their new web site, www.SensidyneGasDetection.com, showcasing their stationary Gas Detection products to users and sales channel partners globally. . The Sensidyne Fixed Systems website includes information on point gas monitors for toxic and combustible gases, and oxygen; open path gas detection for toxic and combustible ...


    By Sensidyne

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