Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Victaulic Vortex(TM) Named 2008 Product of the Year

The world's first water-based inert gas system receives award from readers of Plant Engineering magazine EASTON, PA - Victaulic, the world's leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining systems, announced today its Victaulic Vortex Fire Suppression System has earned top honors as the recipient of Plant Engineering magazine's 2008 Product of the Year." The annual recognition, now in its 21st...

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Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Victaulic Vortex(TM) Fire Suppression System Receives FM Approval

Victaulic Vortex Creates New Category, Becomes the World's First-Ever Class 5580 Hybrid Fire Extinguishing System CHICAGO - Victaulic, the leading global producer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, today announced its Victaulic Vortex(TM) 1000 Fire Suppression System is now FM Approved as the world's first-ever Class 5580 Hybrid (water and inert gas) Fire Extinguishing...

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Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

FireIce Begins to Make Impact on Long Island, NY

JUPITER, Fla. - GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:GLTC) today announced that its revolutionary fire suppressant FireIce is beginning to make traction with Long Island Fire Departments after recent demonstrations. The Northeast distributor of FireIce, Green Earth Technology Solutions, has been working with several Long Island Fire Departments over the past months assisting with the product...

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Medical Center Institutes Programs and Policies to Ensure the Integrity of Increasingly Sophisticated Fire and Life Safety Systems

One of the most serious issues facing any hospital or healthcare facility is the threat of fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) about 7,000 fires in healthcare facilities are reported each year. These grim statistics explain why healthcare facilities are governed by strict codes and equipped with sophisticated fire and life safety systems. In large multiple-building...

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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Longview Power Selects Siemens Energy to Conduct Carbon Capture Study

Longview Power, LLC, owner of the state-of-the-art power generation facility currently under construction in Maidsville, W.V., has selected Siemens Energy to conduct an innovative study analyzing the applicability of post-combustion carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology. The Longview Power project includes a new 695-MW rated (net) advanced supercritical pulverized coal power plant equipped with...

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Malvern Spraytec Supports Work on Fire Safety Systems
Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Malvern Spraytec Supports Work on Fire Safety Systems

20 October 2009: Malvern, UK: A new publication available on the Malvern Instruments website describes the use of the Spraytec laser diffraction particle size analyzer in the study of fire suppression systems. The work carried out by Professor André Marshall and colleagues in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland, supports the development of surfactant...

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Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Coming to a Home Near You - Automatic Fire Sprinklers

Smart Safety Systems Fire in the house! Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Then why don't more people use them? Low Cost, High Return The typical cost for a residential sprinkler...

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Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Residential Fire Sprinkler Assembly

Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Typical costs for a residential sprinkler system are minimal (about as much as a typical whirlpool bathtub, or for a 2400 sq. ft. house about...

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Fire Suppression Unit incorporates into utility vehicles.

Assault Force 70 drop-in high pressure fire suppression system performance-matched and hydraulically-powered by Kubota's RTV900 Worksite Utility model. Utilizing biodegradable Class A foam at 2% mix rate, it runs for minimum of 13 min at continuous full-discharge using 70 gal water, and can extinguish fully-engulfed car fire with less than 25 gal. Unit is secured with 4 pin system that holds it...

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Fire Extinguisher and Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Suppression System protects mobile machinery.

Kidde Sentinel(TM) detects, suppresses, and secures vehicle and machinery fires in extreme environments. This FM-approved aqueous suppression system can be designed to use environmentally non-reportable wet agent AquaGreenXT(TM), dry chemical agent, or combinations of wet and dry agents for primary and secondary protection. Kidde Sentinel NET networked control system and Kidde Sentinel SA-1...

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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions
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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions

Triad Magnetics is an established leader in power supply innovation, offering product lines that span a wide range of diverse industries and applications. Adding to their long list of successful product launches, Triad announces the release of the new cutting-edge JSU Series of power supplies. To learn about all of its advantages and advanced features, see our video.

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