Discount Fire Supplies Blog

Team Spotlight – Gemma Seale

This month we interviewed our Account Manager Gemma, so that you can get to know her better.

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Britannia Fire Service-Free P50 Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are vital safety devices used to combat fires and minimise their destructive potential. They come in various types, each designed to tackle specific fire classes, such as Class A (ordinary combustibles like wood and paper), Class B (flammable liquids), and Class C (electrical fires).

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Fike Price Increase from 2024

Fike are increasing their prices from 2024, which will affect the Twinflex system and CIE Addressable system available at Discount Fire Supplies.

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The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals and families. Carbon monoxide is a silent, odourless, and potentially deadly gas that can affect anyone, making these alarms indispensable in homes around the world.

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Team Spotlight – Daniel Tudor

In our new series, we interview each of our team members so that you can get to know them better. This month, we interviewed Daniel Tudor – our Technical Support Engineer!

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Recycle Week 2023 – Can You Recycle Fire Alarms and Batteries?

October saw the 20th Annual Recycle Week, which focuses on bringing the nation together to recycle more.

Fire alarms are developed to last a long time, however, they will need to be replaced at some point, with many manufacturers recommending replacing their detectors every 10 years. If this is the case, what should you do with your old fire alarm systems? Luckily, you may be able to recycle them.

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Introducing Our Intruder Alarm Range From Eaton

We are thrilled to welcome a comprehensive range of intruder alarm systems from Eaton.

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Multi-functional key to aid battery removal in SmartCell wireless devices

EMS have manufactured a tool to aid the removal of the batteries from the SmartCell devices. This enables the batteries to be removed in a safe manner ensuring that any damage to the cells does not occur. The tool is muti-functional and can also be utilised as a test key for the SmartCell manual call point.

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Flame Retardant Batteries to support the Low Voltage Directive

What is the Low Voltage Directive?

The Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU (LVD) outlines essential safety requirements, for electrical equipment, operating with a voltage of between 50V and 1000V for AC (alternating current) and 75V and 1500V for DC (direct current).

The regulations set out the requirements, that must be met, to ensure safe electrical equipment products, are placed on the market.

It applies to;

  • Power supplies
  • Control and indicating equipment with enclosed power supplies
  • Components (if they form an integral part of the equipment) including batteries
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Zerio Plus Booster Assignment

Anytime we supply a Zerio Plus system our customers can opt to have their system pre-programmed as a complementary service.

Whilst we are able to program all equipment onto the system beforehand, if a system includes a wireless booster the network will need to be setup on site.

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