Gulf Fire Magazine Archive

Wrexham Mineral Cable Fire Test – Mineral Insulated Cable vs Fire Resistant Conduit Cable showing covered flexible conduit under fire test.
Choosing the right cable can reduce the number of fire-related deaths?

During 2018-2019 there were nearly 45,000 primary fires or incidents of fire in dwellings and…

Husky tanks on-site doing their job. Folding frame tanks and self-supporting tanks are widely used in the water shuttle industry.
Husky Portable Containment – Firefighting products and Environmental Protection products

Husky Portable Containment was founded in 2004 and began selling products in early 2005. They…

Monitor in recycling plant.
Remote-controlled fire monitors for fixed firefighting systems

The requirement for automated firefighting is continuously increasing. Remote-controlled monitors, especially in combination with automated…

Kuwait Firestorm 50 at 44 knots.
MetalCraft Marine – Deliver their 18th NFPA Type III Fireboat in 14 years

In 2015 the Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) ordered their first FireStorm 50’, along with…

Intersec Dubai 2020 to set even more records

This issue of Gulf Fire is published to coincide with the 22nd edition of Intersec…

James Bond has nothing on the Fire Service

You may have heard of the old James Bond movie entitled, From Russia with Love?…

IFE Hot Desk at new Dubai Association Centre (DAC) office.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update January 2020

As the year end approaches we look forward with great excitement to 2020. Since the…

Selection of a low profile sprinkler head design can minimise visual intrusion which is often demanded by architects as here in the Shard in London.
Life safety: is it time the presumptions were questioned?

Property Protection Vs. Life Safety. It has long been UK Government policy to ensure that…

Ergotech Action CEN
Bristol Uniforms – Producing high quality PPE for customers around the world for more than 60 years

Bristol Uniforms is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of protective clothing…

The piston effect causes high airflow speed with peaks exceeding 20 m/s.
Early warning fire detection in underground stations

Based on UN’s world urbanisation prospects, the total amount of megacities – urban conglomerations with…

The versatile Xpress lightbar offers a wide choice of components to meet any application.
Haztec International – Supplying an extensive range of emergency vehicle warning equipment

British manufacturer, Haztec International, returns to Intersec Dubai (Dubai World Trade Centre, 19-21 January 2020)…

Action must be taken by companies to safeguard areas surrounding tank farms.
Ensuring effective fire detection and suppression in tank farms

Despite the introduction of new fire protection technologies and increasingly stringent regulatory standards, incidents such…

‘Fit for Purpose fire resistance’ whose responsibility is it?

The UK Building Regulations, Approved Document B adopts the standard time temperature protocol of ISO834-1…

Water-repellent harness of M1 SCBA.
M1 SCBA from MSA Safety – Protecting firefighters from hazardous substances

In an already hazardous job, firefighters are continuously facing new challenges. Although the overall trend…

Hangar with small aircraft.
Flame detection through the use of 3D mapping to aircraft hangars

In this first, of a two-part article, William Pittman, PhD discusses the challenges posed by…

The new RAMFAN EX150Li Battery PPV with a Powerful 1400W Motor.
Euramco – Power categories on battery powered PPV

Based on motor power, which loosely translates to output (i.e. velocity and airflow) performance, the…

Budapest test.
Modern safety technologies on high-impact mega-fires

During the latest decades, many parts of the globe have come across noteworthy and destructive…

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