Fire

RMIT technology on track for China

28 January, 2016 by Greg Thom, RMIT | Supplied by: RMIT University

Technology developed at RMIT to detect powerline fires before they happen may be adapted for China's extensive, and very fast, rail system.


Fire protection challenge for Melbourne shopping centre

23 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Xtralis Pty Ltd

A glass-roofed atrium in one of the Southern Hemisphere's largest shopping centres presented a fire detection challenge solved by Xtralis.


Tyco VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors

24 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Tyco Fire Protection Products

Tyco Fire Protection Products has released the VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors range including the Heat Detector (850H), Photo Smoke Detector (850P) and Multi-sensor Smoke and Heat Detector (850PH).


Bushfire monitoring system gives updates every 10 minutes

14 August, 2015

A new bushfire monitoring system, due to be operational by June next year, can provide updates to emergency responders every 10 minutes — a vast improvement to the current rate of every 6 hours.


FLIR K-series range thermal imaging firefighting cameras

01 July, 2015 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

FLIR Systems has added the FLIR K2 and FLIR K65 to its K-Series range of thermal imaging cameras.


Xtralis VESDA-E VEA aspirating smoke detector

19 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Xtralis Pty Ltd

The VESDA-E VEA from Xtralis is an aspirating smoke detector (ASD) that provides accurate information on the location of a potential fire source.


7 fire safety tips for manufacturing facilities

10 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Wormald

The impact and cost of fire in a manufacturing facility should never be underestimated.


Honeywell Command and Control Suite

25 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

Honeywell has released its Command and Control Suite, which is designed to provide a user-friendly way to manage complex data for effective facility and security management.


Wormald partners with Komatsu for safer mobile equipment

07 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Wormald

Wormald has signed a national supply agreement with Komatsu to provide fire suppression systems for mobile equipment. An industry first, the partnership will see vehicle fire suppression systems supplied directly to Komatsu for fitment by technicians at the assembly stage.


Firefighters using thermal imaging cameras

17 April, 2015 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

A fire department in the US is using thermal imaging cameras (TICs) as a critical tool in helping protect lives and save property.


Victaulic VicFlex sprinkler fittings

31 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Victaulic Australia/New Zealand

The Victaulic VicFlex sprinkler fittings are designed to replace threaded hard pipe drops and arm-overs.


FLIR K55 thermal imaging camera

26 February, 2015

The FLIR K55 has been added to the FLIR K-Series suite of thermal imaging firefighting cameras.


FLIR K55 thermal imaging camera

26 February, 2015 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

The FLIR K55 has been added to the FLIR K-Series suite of thermal imaging firefighting cameras.


Improved fire detection with ultraviolet light sensor

19 February, 2015

Researchers at the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute manipulated zinc oxide, producing nanowires from this readily available material to create an ultraviolet light detector that is claimed to be 10,000 times more sensitive to UV light than a traditional zinc oxide detector.


Vesda-E aspirating smoke detection system

20 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Xtralis Pty Ltd

The latest version of the Vesda aspirating smoke detection (ASD) system - the Vesda-E - has achieved ActivFire Certification.


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