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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 Fireray 3000 ExD is an End to End Beam detector which is designed to be used in a Hazardous Area (Zone 1 and Zone 2). Zone 1 is defined as: ‘An area where ignitable concentrations of flammable Gasses, Vapours or Liquids are likely to exist...

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...

The Fireray 3000 ExD is an End to End Beam detector which is designed to be used in a Hazardous Area (Zone 1 and Zone 2). Zone 1 is defined as: ‘An area where ignitable concentrations of flammable Gasses, Vapours or Liquids are likely to exist...

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...

Handling dusty materials in industrial processes is a tricky business, raising numerous safety and housekeeping concerns that need to be handled by plant managers. One aspect of dusts that can easily be overlooked goes far beyond being a mere nuisance – it could jeopardise 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...

What is the life cycle and warranty for FFE extinguishers? The warranty for all our extinguishers is three years from the date of manufacture, along with shelf life of ten years, unless they have been discharged or damaged, meaning the extinguisher must be replaced....