A glass-roofed atrium in one of the Southern Hemisphere's largest shopping centres presented a fire detection challenge solved by Xtralis.
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).
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 Systems has added the FLIR K2 and FLIR K65 to its K-Series range of thermal imaging cameras.
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.
The FLIR K55 has been added to the FLIR K-Series suite of thermal imaging firefighting cameras.
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.