Fire Alarm Systems in UAE
About Fire Alarm Systems
Fire alarm systems in UAE are used in hospitals, libraries, corporate offices, and domestic homes to alert the occupants of the building and prevent potential fire accidents. Most systems are connected to sprinklers and fire extinguishing equipment which automatically get activated in the event of an accident. These alarms are used to alert the occupants of the building and notify fire and safety authorities. Fire detection systems are equipped with a smoke detectos and fire alarm control panel which displays information about alerts and is programmed to make rapid decisions in the event of a fire accident.
A typical fire alarm system comprises a cabinet, primary power supply unit, control electronics, visual interface, input interface control, output termination and monitoring. The main function of this unit is to monitor each circuit zone and identify any abnormal condition. There are two types of fire alarm systems that are collective and addressable. A collective system comprises of one or more circuits, with detectors connected in parallel, when current on the circuit increases due to alarm operation the alarm signal is received. Some examples of fire alarm systems are heat detectors, flame detectors and different types of smoke detectors such as carbon monoxide smoke detectors, ionization smoke detectors, photoelectric smoke detectors, and combination smoke detectors and alarm mechanism. Some popular types of flame detectors are optical detectors, UV detectors, and infrared detectors. Some fire alarm systems are directly connected to the local fire brigade service. Some popular places to find fire alarm systems in UAE are Muroor road, Musaffah and Khalidiya.