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The BERMAD 400Y Torrent Fire Protection Valve PT. II

Posted by Noy Zalts on Mar 30, 2017 8:22:44 AM

During a fire event, the need for efficiency in a fire protection system is absolute. Time is of the essence; even a slight delay in fire water delivery could spell the difference between a contained event and one that spirals out of control.  

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Topics: Fire Protection

The BERMAD 400Y Torrent Fire Protection Valves

Posted by Noy Zalts on Mar 21, 2017 9:39:01 AM

A fire event is a crisis that calls for fast and forceful response from both human and mechanical defenses. Unlike a conventional water works or irrigation scenario where there is plenty of time to start a hydraulic system up slowly, a fire emergency calls for rapid and immediate engagement of the system.

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Topics: Fire Protection, Deluge Valves

The Importance of a Fire Protection System for LNG

Posted by Noy Zalts on Mar 2, 2017 5:52:03 AM

Use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the modern economy is growing strongly, with LNG production expected to reach 10% of the global crude production by 2020. Like all fuels, LNG is highly flammable, making your fire protection system a critical consideration when developing new LNG infrastructure.

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Topics: Fire Protection, Deluge Valves, LNG

Fire Protection Valves for Tunnel Fires

Posted by Noy Zalts on Feb 20, 2017 8:25:18 AM

Thankfully, tunnel fires don’t happen very often. But when they do, they can be catastrophic.

Fires can occur inside a tunnel, or be brought into the tunnel by a vehicle (for instance, due to friction, faulty electrical connections, or spontaneous combustion of cargo.) Tunnels are also sensitive to terrorist sabotage. Both roadway tunnels and train tunnels present the ideal conditions for a fire to get dangerously out of hand:

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Topics: Fire Protection

Choosing the Right Deluge Valve for a Fire Protection System

Posted by Noy Zalts on Feb 9, 2017 3:57:23 AM

Deluge systems are active fire protection measures that consist of three main components: a Deluge Valve, ancillary distribution pipework and open nozzles or fire-monitor. The Deluge Valve is the most important part of the system and is largely responsible for ensuring that an adequate water flow is applied to the fire-impacted area in a short period of time.

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Pressure Control Deluge Valves Used in Martin Linge Production Platform

Posted by Giora Cameron on Dec 15, 2016 8:39:35 AM

Fire protection systems play a critical role in preserving safety at oil and gas facilities. Deluge systems are classified as active fire protection measures and are commonly used in a wide range of offshore O&G installations, including floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, floating production systems (FPSs), and fixed platforms.

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Topics: Fire Protection, Offshore

BERMAD at ADIPEC 2016

Posted by Giora Cameron on Nov 27, 2016 3:54:32 AM

For the first time BERMAD Fire Protection hosted a stand at this year’s ADIPEC. Our stand was located in the UK pavilion alongside many other participating UK companies. It was a fantastic opportunity to meet with many Regional End User’s, EPC’s, Integrators and suppliers (far too many to mention here).

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Topics: Fire Protection

Your Window Into BERMAD’s High Risk Environment

Posted by Giora Cameron on Nov 24, 2016 8:39:00 AM

Communicating about industrial fire protection equipment can be challenging, because so often the visual element is lacking. Often, concepts that are simple in theory can be very difficult to convey and learn when the only vehicles to communication are wordy descriptions and a few simple diagrams.

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Announcing the New BERMAD Website and Fire Protection Blog

Posted by Giora Cameron on Nov 21, 2016 9:27:00 AM

For 50 years, BERMAD has been the recognized pioneer and world-leading provider of high quality hydraulic control valves. Today, we’re announcing our new website and blog as a way for us to share high value content and information with you. 

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Topics: Fire Protection