Fire and CO Detection
The Advanced Multi-Criteria Fire/CO Detector (AMCF/CO) by System Sensor adds carbon monoxide detection in addition to fire detection.
System Sensor’s Advanced Multi-Criteria Fire/CO Detector (AMCF/CO) provides an attractive and cost-effective solution for the growing commercial market that requires carbon monoxide (CO) detection in addition to traditional fire detection. The AMCF/CO works with the new System Sensor B200S addressable sounder base. The B200S produces both Temp 3 and Temp 4 patterns for fire and CO alarms, which are synchronized across all sounder bases. And, for evacuation signaling, the sounder base can act as part of the system—fully synchronized to other System Sensor horns and horn strobes in the facility. Traditionally, meeting smoke and CO requirements for these applications would call for installing up to six devices, along with all associated junction boxes, addresses on the loop, and labor and material costs. And, to the building occupant, three of the devices—a separate CO detector, a separate smoke detector, and a mini horn—would occupy space on the wall or ceiling, making for an aesthetically unappealing solution. With the AMCF/CO, there’s only one device to wire, one junction box, one footprint on the wall or ceiling, and one address on the loop.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey