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How Can Thermal Imaging Solutions Help Keep People Safe?

Thermal imaging technology detects heat rather than visible light. It can detect hot spots and low level combustion long before fire breaks out. It can pre-empt plant break down in high temperature, high friction applications e.g. conveyor belts.

It can ‘see’ through smoke to locate the seat of the fire.

It is of particular use in the following scenarios:

  • Warehousing
  • Fuel storage
  • Combustible piles
  • Waste bunkers
  • Industrial laundries

Thermal imaging technology can provide crucial warnings that fire is imminent in areas of high operating temperature, flammable materials, friction or where decomposition heat is present.

It is a valuable, extra line of defense in fire detection and prevention.

Atlas World have expertise and experience in the supply and installation of thermal imaging systems in a wide range of industries throughout Northern Ireland.


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Fire Extinguishers – Proper Use

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Fire extinguisher best practice:

  • Recharge after every use- the maintenance of fire extinguishers includes recharging the fire extinguisher every time it is used or discarding it if it is a disposable.
  • Fire extinguishers come with an expiry date- it is crucial to monitor the expiry date on extinguishers and replace as a matter of urgency. Rechargeable fire extinguishers need recharged every 6 years whereas disposable extinguishers typically need replaced every 12 years.
  • Different types of extinguishers use different extinguishing agents-there are five types: water, foam spray, CO2, ABC powder and wet chemical. It is essential that the correct type of extinguisher is used, depending on the source of fire in its location.
  • Maintenance – regular inspection of fire extinguishers must be undertaken. Ensure the extinguisher is:
    • Correctly located and specific to the most likely type of fire for the location
    • Fully charged with pin and seal intact
    • Undamaged and untampered with

Plant Suppression

Reasons to install fire suppression on your plant and machinery

Atlas World is sole distributor in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for Reacton Fire Suppression Systems. Fast, efficient, cost-effective automatic fire detection and suppression systems.

Reasons to install fire suppression on your plant and machinery:

  • Safeguard your staff.
  • Protect your assets and property.
  • Early detection and targeted suppression of fire – reducing both local and collateral damage.
  • Reduced clean-up time and rapid return to operation.
  • Reduced downtime and profit loss whilst replacement equipment is sourced.
  • Reduced insurance premiums (recognised by major insurers)


At the heart of Atlas World Fire Suppression is a team of exceptional engineers and a robust, reliable detection and suppression system engineered and developed by Reacton (visit their website www.reactonfire.com)

This system offers direct and indirect suppression, giving a choice of local suppression and pre-emptive retardation to prevent potential escalation or reignition.

The system design is flexible and can be individually tailored to provide protection for all your assets.

Installation is quick, meaning your equipment is back on the job with minimum delay. The system is pneumatic, so doesn’t rely on a power source. It is low maintenance, reliable and robust.

Protect your people, property and machinery. Safeguard your productivity.


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