Smoke Detectors

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Smoke Detectors

Advancements In Smoke Detectors

The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
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2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Signature Optica Smoke Detector By Edwards

The Signature Optica Smoke Detector from Edwards is certified to the new UL 268 7th Edition requirements A talk with Jon Hughes at the company elaborates on this fire safety product.
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Protect Smoke Detectors from Abuse

Steel Web Stoppers incorporate a patented web-like octagon shape that simulates a spider’s web to protect smoke detectors where abuse is severe.
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Fighting False Fire Alarms In Facilities

More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.
Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base showing snap-in detector mounting.

Recall Alert: Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.

Recall Alert: ESL And Interlogic Smoke Detectors

Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

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