Fire protection system
Marioff’s HI-FOG is an advanced fire protection system that can be used for commercial and public buildings.
Marioff’s HI-FOG is an advanced fire protection system that can be used for commercial and public buildings and is being tested for the North American commercial building sector. The sprinkler pump unit (SPU-6) passed a seismic qualifying test after the 7,500-pound machine was able to withstand the effects of an earthquake. The system also has low water and space requirements, making it adaptable while it controls, suppresses, or extinguishes fires by discharging a fine water mist at high velocity. Water mist also provides an efficient water curtain, which blocks the radiant heat, preventing the fire from spreading or reigniting. Smoke particles also bind with the droplets, preventing the smoke from spreading. HI-FOG uses three mechanisms to fight fire: cooling, radiant heat blocking, and local oxygen inerting. Traditional sprinkler systems use wetting as their main mechanism, and therefore use very large amounts of water. The HI-FOG is also easy to use and its configuration is flexible.
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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