New Products for Fire Protection and Life Safety


Cluster speakers feature dual configurations for clearly annunciating various work, emergency or security situations. This can include red for emergency, amber for evacuation, green for all clear or blue for severe weather threat. The product series includes four horns and one ceiling strobe and strobes with a NEMA 1 enclosure. For more about cluster speakers from Wheelock, click here .

Composite firestop sheet is said to be lighter, thinner and easier to handle than traditional products. Sheeting is designed to seal medium to large openings with a variety of different penetrants in both fire-rated walls and floors to provide a seal against fire, smoke and combustion byproducts for openings of any shape in common construction assemblies. For more about SpecSeal from STI, click here .

Sprinkler drops are described in a four-color, four-page brochure with the latest information about the company’s flexible, stainless steel sprinkler drops. The brochure features assembly, parts identification, model selection and tips for installation to ceiling grids with only standard tools. For more about sprinkler drops from Aquaflex, click here .

Fire protection system reports alarm conditions to all authorized monitoring stations within two seconds of a sensor or smoke detectors going into alarm.Sensor and detector conditions depicting the nature of the evolving emergency are reported instantly on a graphic representation of a building’s floor plan. Icons that represent the sensors and smoke detectors are overlaid on the floor plan and change color to indicate alarm conditions. For more about systems from NetTalon, click here .

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