Fire alarm system

Fire Alarm & Detection Systems are early warning system meant for Industrial & Residential complexes. The Fire Alarm System does not actively fight the fire, but its main function is to give an early warning, that a fire has taken place in that particular area by which the people in proximity to that area have an early warning to evacuate the building. However the fire will continue to burn, unless if an active system like Fire Hydrant System or Fire Sprinkler System is activated to fight the fire.

The main function of the Fire Alarm System is to, alert the responsible authorities. Here the authorities may be the local Fire Department.

The Fire Alarm System Consists of

a) Main Fire Alarm Control Panel.

b) Smoke and Heat Detectors.

c) Manual Call Point.

d) Sounders or Hooters.

1)Addressable Fire Alarm System
2) Non- Addressable Fire Alarm System

Basically there are two types of Fire Alarm Systems, based on the detection of location of fire:

Addressable Fire Alarm System :

Addressable Fire Alarm Systems are also called a Smart Fire Alarm System because along with detection of fire they provide the location of the fire. As and when the fire spreads the FAS, alert accordingly. In addition they may provide an array of other specific services. Up to 250 devices may be connected, to the main control panel of the Fire Alarm System. Fire Alarm Companies in India, have made great strides to make the system more effective and user friendly.

Non-Addressable (Conventional) Fire Alarm System :

Conventional Fire alarms systems are primarily used in small offices where the risk area is less. It is primarily used for low budget installations.