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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless, toxic, flammable gas formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon. Carbon monoxide can occur in the home through faulty equipment such as gas ovens, heaters and fire places. If CO is released into the atmosphere and enters the bloodstream, it can have a catastrophic effect and cause carbon monoxide poisoning, which if not treated quickly and effectively could be fatal.

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Linear Heat Detection for Switchgear

Linear Heat Detection for Switchgear

Switchgear is a generic term that covers the combination of electrical disconnect switches, fuses or circuit breakers used in electric power systems to control, protect and isolate electrical equipment. Switchgear is generally used to de-energise equipment to allow work to be carried out and to isolate the supply in the event of a fault, but the term switchgear can also cover devices associated with the control, metering and regulating of an electrical power system.

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Fire Alarm Systems - Warehouses

Fire Alarm Systems - Warehouses

A warehouse is a large building that stores raw materials and manufactured goods ready to be distributed for sales. Warehouse buildings tend to differ in size; however, most are very large and contain multiple stories. Warehouses are used by wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, importers and manufacturers and are typically located throughout villages, towns and cities.

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Linear Heat Detection for Transformers

Linear Heat Detection for Transformers

A transformer is a component that reduces or increases the voltage of an alternating current. While they are very widely used in a wide range of environments such as offices, homes and factories, large scale transformers are also used in power stations to aid production and distribution of high voltage electricity by reducing energy losses during transmission.

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The Dangers of Smoke Inhalation

The Dangers of Smoke Inhalation

Many fire related deaths are caused by smoke inhalation. Smoke has many catastrophic effects on the body and can affect it in a number of ways such as pulmonary irritation, thermal damage and toxic poisoning.

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