Fire alarm systems are basically used in four different ways: to detect fires, respond to the manual activation of a fire alarm device, monitor signals from other fire-related systems and alert the building occupants to evacuate the building, and to alert off-site authorities so they may respond to the situation.
April 30, 2007
System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., releases the single-ended, reflection-type BEAM200 smoke detector for open area protection, providing early warning of a potential fire.
SSI Staff · August 31, 2006
October 31, 2005
The control of fire safety in a burning building is an extremely important part of the fire detection mission. Last month, we talked about ancillary relays, smoke detectors and door release as a function of smoke control.
July 31, 2005
Smoke detectors have saved more lives than can be counted, but Bosch Security Systems of Fairport, N.Y., recently released four new models that have the ability to significantly reduce false alarms.
SSI Staff · December 31, 2004
November 30, 1999