Advanced hybrid firefighting solutions for major fire hazards

Firefighting technology is constantly advancing. This case study illustrates the latest technology in mobile firefighting equipment developed by FireDos for class B high hazard fire scenario applications, including tank storage facilities, refineries and other oil and petrochemical related industrial fires.…

Fire pump performance testing and conditions

Pumps used in fire suppression systems are essential components in improving building safety, mitigating property loss, and most importantly, mitigating the loss of life. Like the function of the human heart in creating fluid pressure and flow within the body…

Bus fire-system requirements: what’s been happening since the introduction of UNECE R107?

Fires in mass transportation, and buses specifically, have been a long-term concern. The very nature of these systems puts a large number of people in a small space for efficiency. However, most still have only two primary points of egress…

Fire Rover leads the change from ‘water, water, water’ to early detection and active response 

Every industry faces fire risks, but in the waste and recycling industry, fires occur almost daily. These fires can spark from hazards such as pressurized tanks, chemicals, hot-work activities, fertilizers, cigarette butts and an emerging culprit, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. If…

Smart proportioner GEN III – remote monitoring system

As practised for decades in fire protection systems, the procedure to check the functionality of foam extinguishing systems includes an annual check of the proportioning rate according to a formula set out in national and international regulations. The results are…

Automatic extinguishing solutions in recycling facilities and incineration plants utilizing heat detection

With a growing awareness towards the environment and resources, the amount of recycling and incineration facilities worldwide has increased significantly. The risk of fires in these industries is a rising concern. Solutions to extinguish these fires in the early stages…

Increased fire risk in vehicles during the hot summer months

According to NFPA Fire Analysis & Research, “U.S. Vehicle fire trends and patterns 2010” – 70% of the fires in buses originate from the engine compartment, 12% originate from the passenger area of the vehicle. The majority of fire cases…

Fire sprinklers and fluorine free foam

With ever increasing pressures to remove fluorinated foams from the marketplace, one segment in particular seems to have been overlooked especially with governmental regulators who oftentimes have legislative desires that exceed the technology that is currently available. That market segment…

Fire suppression for electrical cabinets and data panels

Almost everything we do relies on technology. From how we communicate to how we are entertained and find answers to problems, technology plays an integral part. And behind the scenes, powering our ability to connect the devices in our hands…

Cost Evaluation of black steel pipe vs galvanized pipe when using a nitrogen generator

The benefits of using nitrogen gas over compressed air in dry and pre-action systems as a means of controlling corrosion as well as ice plugs in freezer applications has been well published. Nitrogen is an inert diatomic molecule that’s key…

Dispelling common myths about nitrogen generators

There is a growing emphasis on the construction of new data centers and cold storage warehouses across the Middle East, and corrosion has long been the enemy of the dry and preaction sprinkler systems that protect these spaces. Nitrogen as…


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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