Author: David Baker

Whilst the IR2 and IR3 types of Flame Detector can still work with contamination (from dust or dirt for example) on the sensor window, their working range and sensitivity can be reduced. Cleaning the Flame Detector, if it is high off the ground, may be difficult...

FFE make an Exd End to End Beam Smoke Detector, Fireray 3000 and Exd versions of the Talentum Flame Detector, IR2, IR3 and UV/IR2. All Exd detectors are designed to be used in what are termed as ‘Hazardous Areas’ (Zone 1) and as such, must be...

The biggest rival technology to Optical Beam Smoke Detectors for detecting smoke/fires in warehouses & large open areas is the Aspirating Smoke Detector (ASD). While ASD is very sensitive in comms rooms and data centres (for which they were originally developed) in the warehouse and in...

Many industries have the potential to be affected by dust explosions. The processing of foodstuffs, natural fibres, metals and even electronic components can all generate dusts capable of exploding if they are mixed with air in the right proportions inside a vessel or duct. The...

Birds roosting in warehouses can occasionally cause problems with Beams that are installed there. Due to most Warehouses or Distribution Centres having large roller doors which can be open for a significant amount of time during the site’s working day, it can be easy for...