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VESDAVery Early Smoke Detection Apparatus
VESDAVery Early Smoke Detection Alarm (fire safety)
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Honeywell's Xtralis Vesda-E VEP offers improved detection performance - one and a half times greater sensitivity than Vesda VLP, up to six times better dust rejection to minimize nuisance alarms, saving building owners significant potential costs from fire department calls.
The Xtralis Vesda series occupies the same mounting footprint, pipe, conduit and electrical connector positioning as Vesda VLP for the seamless retrofit of the installed base.
Talking more about the smoke detector, Tony Nasr, general manager, Honeywell Security and Fire, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, said: "The next-generation of Xtralis VESDA can detect smoke before fires are visible to the naked eye, which enable early warnings and helps avoid any potential damage."
VESDA by Xtralis was specified for Dehli Airport Terminal 3 because of its advantages in protecting large, open spaces where smoke will be diluted, an effect compounded by air-conditioning systems.
The VESDA (very early smoke detection) technology was used to detect products of combustion far in advance of a sprinkler or normal area smoke detection system.
In the roof void, for example, there are seven VESDA air sampling systems and a waterproof heat detection system installed in the food production hall below, which has to be washed down regularly.
Vision Fire & Security of Norwell, Massachusetts, designed the VESDA LaserFOCUS very early warning smoke detection system to protect small, critical areas.
Safety features incorporated into the Centre include VESDA smoke detection equipment and a HiFog fire suppression and atomized water system.
he imported the first system of this type; the British Aerospace Australia manufactured Vesda system.
The suitability of Vesda LaserPLUS in providing early smoke warning in potentially difficult environments has been highlighted by the use of a system in a Scottish flour mill.