New Products for Fire Protection


Audible Exit Sign is said to potentially reduce evacuation times up to 75%. Featuring a compact speaker that produces broadband noise that is installed near building exits or along egress routes, the unit acts as an audible %%LOOKSI%%°Exit%%LOOKSI%% here .

Fire sprinkler hydraulic analysis software has been upgraded to perform hydraulic calculations following NFPA 13 standards. With the addition of Hazen-Williams method of hydraulic calculation the program can meet the needs ofthose who are designing fire sprinkler systems. For more information on Pipe-Flo by Engineered Software, click here .

CPVC fitting compound is PPI-listed, which means that a material must undergo thousands of hours of testing while surviving very specific temperatures and elevated pressures unique to the desired HDB rating. The fittings are said by the manufacturer to last four times longer than those molded with other CPVC compounds when subjected to constant pressure tests at 551 psi at 180 here .

Horn and strobe appliances feature low current, two selectable tones, continuous and temporal Code 3, and dB levels (90 or 95 dB), and patented universal mounting plate. Strobes are available with 15, 15/75, 30, 75 and 110and 1575 cd intensities. For more information on NS/HS4 horn strobes from Wheelock, click here .

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