Different types of fires Issue 7 2023 Fire is a powerful force of nature; according to SafeQuip, a distributor of fire-related equipment; understanding the different types of fires and how to combat them is essential for safety and protection.
SafeQuip introduces lithium fire extinguishers Issue 7 2023, Products & Solutions With the use of Lithium batteries increasing in many types of portable devices and battery storage solutions, SafeQuip, in partnership with AVD Lithex, is introducing a fire extinguisher aimed at suppressing and extinguishing, and also preventing re-ignition of lithium fires.
Modern warehouses come with added fire risk Issue 7 2023, Transport (Industry) Along with increased investments in modern warehousing in Africa, there is also a need to focus on protecting warehouses from crime, however, fire can arguably be a greater danger to business continuity.
Fidelity SecureFire steps into critical fire response space Issue 6 2023, News & Events With the majority of fire stations around the country being crippled by a lack of resources to offer effective responses, Fidelity Fire Solutions has launched its own ‘first responder’ model, Fidelity SecureFire.
Long-distance connectivity with Simplex ES Net Life Safety Issue 6 2023, Johnson Controls Global Products, Products & Solutions ES Net Network Bridge allows fire alarm system data to be transmitted across distant buildings via a customer’s existing network infrastructure, improving system-wide monitoring and control in facilities and campuses where life safety networks are often widely dispersed.
Elvey Group and Technoswitch part ways Issue 6 2023, Elvey Security Technologies , News & Events The Elvey Group (a division of the Hudaco Group of Companies) is relinquishing its distributorship of the Technoswitch brand, following Hudaco’s acquisition of Brigit Fire.
From one month to 10 minutes Issue 6 2023, Dahua Technology South Africa Dahua has integrated technology with the inspection mode of the photovoltaic power station in order to create a robust system that can monitor the fire situation in the power plant and its surrounding areas 24/7.
Protecting poultry processing plant Issue 6 2023, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression Grain Field Chickens, based in Reitz in the Orange Free State Province, features all the typical fire detection challenges one would expect to encounter in a food processing facility.
Fire prevention for energy systems Issue 6 2023, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression With the significant push towards renewable energy, such as wind and solar, the demand for battery energy storage systems has grown exponentially, as has the need for fire safety solutions for these environments.
Fire risks in solar panel installations Issue 6 2023, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression Installed global solar capacity doubled in three years from 2018, and the expectation is that in the next three years, it will more than double. In South Africa, the year-on-year growth from 2021 to 2022 was 24,90%.
Smart firefighting Issue 5 2023, Infrastructure By integrating smart radios, innovative wireless technologies, fusion field networks, and IoT sensors, firefighters can respond faster and coordinate better during emergencies, protecting lives, property, and their own safety.
New FireClass Essential Panel Issue 4 2023, Johnson Controls Global Products, Products & Solutions Part of the complete FireClass conventional fire detection portfolio from Johnson Controls, the new conventional panel is easy to use out of the box, helping to reduce lifecycle costs, and meets EN54-2, EN54-4 approvals.
Maximum fire protection for the most dangerous places Issue 4 2023, Mining (Industry), Products & Solutions Africa’s heavy mining and resource processing industries are some of the continent’s leading economic lights. They also present some of its toughest fire safety challenges on the planet.
Preventing forest fires with digital intelligence Issue 2/3 2023, Dahua Technology South Africa, Products & Solutions Technologies such as dual-spectrum video monitoring, intelligent image analysis and recognition, and three-dimensional positioning, enable the smart system to detect a fire, quickly locate the fire source and automatically send alarm to on-duty personnel.
Fire safety for solar systems Issue 2/3 2023 Several fire safety measures should be taken into account to prevent the risk of fires when installing a solar power system; firstly, solar panels must be installed by experienced professionals to prevent fires caused by faulty wiring or overheating.
The importance of voice alarm integration with fire detection Issue 2/3 2023, TOA Electronics The primary purpose of a voice alarm system (or voice evacuation system) is for the safety of staff, the public, assets and property, ensuring effective, controlled and rapid evacuation of an area or building during an emergency by providing clear voice instructions to occupants.
Kidde Commercial launches as new Carrier brand Issue 2/3 2023, News & Events Kidde Engineered Systems has announced its new brand identity, incorporating the Aritech, Kidde Engineered Systems, Kilsen and Ziton brands rebranded as Kidde Commercial.