This month we interviewed our Account Manager Gemma, so that you can get to know her better.Read More
Discount Fire Supplies Blog
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).Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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