heat detector


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heat detector

An alarm-initiating device in a fire-detection system that detects abnormally high temperatures or rates of rise in temperature.
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The inquest heard evidence from Christopher Smith, a fire investigation officer, who said examinations of the property after the fire found there were no working smoke or heat detectors in the house.
It's not known what caused the heat detector to trigger but it's thought it could be from a combination of the heat in the kitchen coupled with the warm weather.
They were alerted by the automatic fire alarm which activated when the heat detector went off.
A wire-based heat detection system from Protectowire is said to respond more quickly than any conventional heat detector.
Although Capasso's group has been working on the 10-micron heat detector for only about one year, he says it "already starts to match the performance of detectors that have been out there for 20 years.
New Smoke & Heat Detector and upgraded Carbon Monoxide, Smoke & Heat Alarm for home health and safety
Watch Manager Geoff Murphy, from Gateshead East Community Fire Station, said: "The heat detector in the kitchen went off and activated the sprinkler system, which it is meant to do.
A thermal heat detector can highlight a person trying to conceal themselves in trees or bushes.
The System Sensor 5600 Series mechanical heat detector is a low-cost way to protect property against fire.
Darminto disclosed a heat detector using satellite in Riau located 167 hot spots on July 20, only eight the following day and 543 the day after.
Heat Detector Changes: Added Combination to Type field options.
April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL to distributors, contractors, fire departments, regulatory agencies, and authorities having jurisdiction that the heat detector identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark.