Issue 24 – October 2021

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Looking ahead to potential record events

In my Comment page in the last edition of Gulf Fire, I optimistically looked forward…

IFE GCC UAE Branch Update October 2021

As October marks the start of the long-awaited Expo 2020 it is exciting to see…

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Seminal research looks at US fire experience since America Burning

‘The striking aspect of the Nation’s fire problem is the indifference with which Americans confront…

Combine training in the virtual control room with live fire training simulators.
RelyOn Nutec Fire Academy – The vital link – emergency control room operator training

Information gathering and good communications during an incident are crucial to effect a positive outcome…

Fig. 2: Depiction of typical fire-resistant polymeric cables in vertical installation after fire exposure.
Is your life-safety equipment ‘fit for purpose’?

Life-safety, firefighting and critical emergency systems depend on the unfailing reliability of electric cables during…

The compact size of Esteri CAFS by OS leaves sufficient space in the compartment.
Esteri CAFS by One Seven – A match merciless to fire

Esteri CAFS by One Seven combines a traditional vehicle pump and an efficient CAF system…

CLT column with glass-fibre mat, thermocouples and insulation before heating. Right: Burning CLT column (without glass-fibre mat) exposed to mechanical load in the loading frame, placed at a carefully calibrated distance in front of a gas-fired radiant panel to achieve the desired radiant heating. This picture was taken shortly after ignition but before the first char fall-off occurred.
Understanding char loss and fall-off for fire-safe design of timber structures

Engineered timber is in high demand while the awareness of environmental pressures is growing. Worldwide…

Rio Tinto Emergency Response Team donning PPE.
Firefighting PPE in the mining industry

Paul Gibson, International Sales Manager for MSA Bristol, a global leader of cutting-edge firefighter protection,…

Firefighters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service tackling a large fire at a wood yard.
Cold Fire – Brings new dimensions to firefighting water

Dubai-based company Green Sustainable Solutions are pleased to announce a partnership with Hydro Navitas Solutions…

Performance-driven products – Foam pumps, balanced pressure and ATP foam systems

Trident Emergency Products is the manufacturer of the GP-Series high-performance foam pumps and companion foam…

At 88 stories, Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai, China is 420.5m tall.
The reliability of fire protection features in high-rise buildings

One of the key components of fire safety in high-rise buildings is the reliability of…

FlameSpec Triple IR Detectors with HD camera provide fast detection, false alarm rejection and Live Video Feed.
FlameSpec HD: flame detection with advanced video security

Fire & Gas Detection Technologies Inc. (FGD) is addressing the daily problems that impact productivity,…

Optical view of a firefighter conducting a scan prior to the firefighters making entry for VES.
Thermal imaging: breaking down the scan – Part 2

In Part 1 of our article, we discussed the importance of proper interpretation of the…

Remote testing system setup for a FireDos GEN III proportioner.
GEN III Smart Proportioner – remote testing system

Regular testing and maintenance ensure a maximum service life and functional and failure-related safety of…

CS-UIE-C20P, UV/IR flame detector.
Chang Sung Ace – Flame detectors – Compact design and reliable quality

Chang Sung Ace (CSA) was established in 1989 by an ex-Samsung CEO and is now…

Cutaway view of fire door with intumescent grille.
Intumescent materials – the vital technology in passive fire protection systems

They remain inert in normal conditions but expand to many times their dormant size to…


Gulf Fire is the only quarterly journal specific to the Middle East Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make Gulf Fire Magazine the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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