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Not all imagers are created equal – live fire is a must during evaluations.
Thermal Imaging – why is today’s technology better?

When Infrared Technology (Thermal Imaging) was first introduced into the Fire Services in the late…

Many Building Codes require Steiner Tunnel testing for all interior finish materials.
What is the difference between tunnel test methods?

Through the years, regulatory bodies in the United States, the Middle East and Canada have…

LUKAS Spreader SP 300 E (2010-2014) of the first eDraulic generation in use.
Battery-powered rescue tools

‘This is much heavier than our previous equipment.’ ‘What do I do if I forget…

E2S D1xB2 and D2xB1 beacons, up to 1,250 effective Candela measured light output.
Understanding effective audible and visual alarm notification

Whilst personnel are required to be in and around hazardous locations the demand for effective…

Control Logic IR flame detectors model RIV-601P/F (watertight enclosure) and RIV-601P/FA (explosion-proof enclosure).
Control Logic – IR Flame Detector for industrial applications

The IR flame detector model RIV-601P/F is an electronic optical fire detector device that responds…

Polymeric “fire-resistant cable” under fire test at Wrexham Mineral Cables.
Critical cable system choices in hazardous areas

The Oil and Gas industry involves some of the most hazardous operational locations in the…

Incident Commander’s briefing during a training evolution.
Industrial Fire Brigade Incident Commander

Imagine, you are sitting behind your desk and you receive a call that there has…

Thick & Gloopy: An example of high viscosity foam concentrate typical of some foam concentrates.
Firefighting foam: let’s get into the flow

Ensuring a successful transition to high viscosity fluorine-free foam concentrates with FM approved proportioners. Fire…

Demanding high value installations such as CERN’s LHC in Geneva use high sensitivity Aspirating Smoke Detectors.
Advances in fire-detection systems

The 21st century has brought new challenges and newly emerging hazards that have led to…

Testing of beam detectors in a waste disposal plant.
Beam detectors for fire protection of critical environments: sites for storage, recycling and waste disposal

The safety problem of these sites has come back to the fore due to the…

Systems that are not properly inspected, tested, and maintained can result in costly and unnecessary activations.
Peace of mind for aviation assets

Understanding what is required for aircraft hangar fire protection systems, and how to assess the…

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Emergency Drill with Dangerous Goods.
Flammable liquids held in a depot, warehouse, production plant or within the supply chain

When a team from the Fire and Rescue Service are called to an incident at…

A fully involved electric vehicle fire.
Operational concerns involving Electric and Hybrid Vehicles at vehicle related incidents – Part 2

The true concern with these vehicles is not extrication but fire. We already have vehicles…

The benefits of DESMI onboard firefighting systems

In marine applications, DESMI’s FineFog™ Fixed Water-Based Firefighting systems offer a safe, low-pressure alternative. After…

Crowds at the annual Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, where hundreds or thousands of pilgrims have historically died or been severely injured over the years.
Crowd source

Someday soon, crowds will once again be a defining feature of the human experience. When…

XFlex structural PPE in Qatar.
Fit for action

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms looks at the importance of high quality,…

EVs and HEVs pose a number of new fire risks.
Ensuring the safe operation of electric and hybrid electric vehicles

While the global transition towards a more sustainable environment, with increased use of renewable energy…


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