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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…

Fire design of composite beams with web openings protected with reactive intumescent coating
Fire engineering designing of structures has been proven to be an effective method of designing…
Figure 1. FireDos GENIII method of operation including test function recirculating foam concentrate to the foam concentrate tank.
Mobile firefighting technology for high hazard applications

The occurrence of high hazard fires has reduced in the last few years suggesting training…

Firefighters taking part in an emergency response training scenario.
An Industrial Revolution – Commercial Fire & Rescue Services

An increasing financial squeeze on Civil Defence or Municipal Fire and Rescue Services has seen…

Prima UV SmartCAFS unit – Prima vehicle mounted pump with integrated compressed air foam system.
Foam and foam hardware

It is well known: during a fire, seconds count! It is vital to use the…

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