Fire Safety

FIRE

Fire Extinguisher

A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, in emergency situations. However, they are not effective against large, spreading fires. The main object of fire safety is to protect life first and property next from the revenge of fire. The objective of fire safety design is the …

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FIRE ALARM

Fire Alarm

Various types of fire alarms are available operating on principles of thermal expansion,¬†thermoelectric sensitivity, thermal conductivity or photosensitivity to detect the presence of smoke, increase in temperature, light intensity, or total radiation.¬† Their types are Thermal expansion detectors.¬† Radiant energy detectors. Light interference detectors and Ionisation detectors. They should be properly located depending upon their …

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Electrical-fire

Electrical Fire

A failure within the electrical components of equipment or machinery or faulty electrical outlets and old appliances can cause electrical fires. Electrical fires originate in electric wires, cables, circuit breakers, and electrical components. Fires start in electrical panels from overloaded circuits or the age of the panel. The panel and circuits become overloaded when the distribution of …

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Explosion

What is explosion? The explosion is the result of rapid combustion with a sudden, violent change of pressure involving the liberation and expansion of a large volume of gas. Thus the release of energy in a rapid and uncontrolled manner gives rise to an eruption. The released energy may appear as heat, light, sound or …

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