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Linear Heat Detection for Grain Silos

Linear Heat Detection for Grain Silos

A silo is a structure for holding bulk materials. In agriculture, silos are used to store grain or fermented feed known as silage. There are many types of silo used for a variety of storage tasks. These vary from tall “tower” silos to horizontal silos and can be made from many different materials including wood, concrete, and steel.

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Linear Heat Detection Used in Brand New Seattle Tunnel

Linear Heat Detection Used in Brand New Seattle Tunnel

The brand new State Route 99 double-decker tunnel in Seattle opened on the 4th February 2019. The tunnel, which cost upwards of $3.3 billion is expected to fundamentally change the texture of downtown Seattle, both visually and logistically, and was built as a replacement for the ageing Alaskan Way Viaduct.

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How to Install VESDA into Dirty Environments

How to Install VESDA into Dirty Environments

Many industrial applications are considered to be a “dirty environment”. Dirty environments can contain high levels of airborne dust, steam, heat and other vapour discharges which can all make fire detection difficult.

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Using Messenger Wire with Linear Heat Detection

Using Messenger Wire with Linear Heat Detection

Messenger wire is a secondary, steel wire used to add rigidity to cable. It does not carry any signal but is used to add strength to the cable to prevent sagging when running through the air or to make it easier to fish over long distances in commercial installations. In effect, messenger wire provides a backbone so that the cable carrying the signal is not under any strain.

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VESDA Aspirating Smoke Detection for Dusty Environments

VESDA Aspirating Smoke Detection for Dusty Environments

There are many types of facilities that create dust in their day-to-day activities. Processes such as; cutting; sieving and screening; crushing and grading; weighing loose powders; stockpiling large volumes of processed materials; milling, grinding or sanding; and maintenance work are just a few dust generating jobs that make providing reliable fire detection difficult.

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