Category: <span>Fire Alarm Systems</span>

Category: Fire Alarm Systems

How does a Photoelectric smoke detector work?

This article was published on 11/1/2016  and updated on  1/13/2022  The two most common types of smoke detection technologies include ionization smoke detectors and photoelectric smoke detectors. Each type of smoke alarm detects the presence of smoke differently. Ionization vs. Photoelectric Smoke Detection  Ionization Smoke Detectors  Ionization smoke detectors operate …

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Fire Alarm Safety: Preventing Warehouse Fires

This article was published on  10/14/2016   and updated on  1/11/2022   Warehouse fires are not uncommon, causing millions of dollars in damages every year, negative environmental impact, and loss of life among occupants and first responders. According to a Warehouse Safety Fact Sheet published by the National Fire Protection Association, …

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SWIFT Notifier Wireless Technology

SWIFT Notifier Wireless is a Class A commercial fire detection system which easily integrates with ONYX fire alarm panels for flexible wired and wireless intelligent detection. SWIFT Notifier uses self-healing, robust mesh technology that delivers a reliable, stronger network.  Fire detection sensors integrated with SWIFT wireless operate the same as …

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How Does an Addressable Fire Alarm System Work?

An addressable fire alarm system works by having every detection and notification device connected to each other and to the addressable fire alarm control panel. An addressable system sends digital signals in binary code, as opposed to a conventional fire alarm system which operates through electrical currents.  Addressable systems operate …

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The Difference Between Addressable and Conventional Fire Alarm System

When installing or upgrading a commercial fire alarm system, it is important to understand the difference between the two main types of systems available, Conventional and Addressable alarm systems.  Choosing the right system for your business can impact your company’s bottom line, along with life safety and protection of property.  …

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