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Two men installing Scorpion device to a detector in a lift shaft
testing smoke detectors; no access, no problem!
testing smoke detectors; no access, no problem! 780 488 Detector Testers

More elaborate building designs and an increase in high rise buildings are just a couple of factors which can result in a building having hard-to-access smoke detectors. In some cases this has meant that such detectors are left untested. So what can be used to reach these detectors?

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The return of expos; join us at the Fire Safety Event!
The return of expos; join us at the Fire Safety Event! 780 488 Detector Testers

With the recent announcement regarding the lifting of restrictions on live events, we are looking forward to getting out on the road and meeting new and existing customers at this year’s Fire Safety Event at the NEC in Birmingham!

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Testifire training with Sanctuary Housing
Testifire training with Sanctuary Housing 780 488 Detector Testers

Following the success of our webinar programme over the last year, we’ve been pleased to recently start work with Sanctuary Housing delivering CPD webinar based training covering best practice and the use of our Testifire product range.

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Webinars coming your way this summer!
Webinars coming your way this summer! 780 488 Detector Testers

The popularity of our CPD certified webinars continues and we’re pleased to have now announced some new dates for Summer and beyond.  Typically we’re running two webinars a month and are currently working on new content which will be added shortly.

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Are your Solo poles too long?!
Are your Solo poles too long?! 780 488 Detector Testers

For years, our red Solo access poles have been used by engineers to access detectors in order to carryout functional testing.  For most this is achieved using the original 4 section telescopic pole – but could a shorter pole also be useful?

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Expo success in Australia!
Expo success in Australia! 780 488 Detector Testers

With the COVID outbreak making business travel and exhibitions almost impossible over the last 15 months, it was great to once again see our products on show at Fire Australia!

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Hochiki Virtual Roundtable: Multi-sensors
Hochiki Virtual Roundtable: Multi-sensors 780 488 Detector Testers

We were delighted to be invited to take part in a recent virtual roundtable discussion run by Hochiki Europe.  The discussion covered a wide range of topics all linked to multi-sensor detectors and featured a panel of experts including our own Paul Gatens.

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Detectortesters win third prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Detectortesters win third prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 780 488 Detector Testers

Detectortesters (No Climb Products Ltd.), the world-leading designer and manufacturer of test equipment for fire detection systems, is celebrating today after being confirmed as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

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Compliant testing in the UAE
Compliant testing in the UAE 780 488 Detector Testers

Solo user, Inthar Safety and Security Systems, are just one of the companies delivering complaint testing and maintenance to the sites they maintain within the UAE.  We recently heard from Muhammed Nishad, a project engineer at Inthar, who shared these photos from a recent site visit to a residential building where they had installed Atesis multi-sensor detectors and used products from the Solo range to carryout regular testing.

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Training 2021- new courses, new dates…
Training 2021- new courses, new dates… 780 488 Detector Testers

Our webinars continue to prove popular and in recent months have allowed us to reach a far wider audience than ever before.  As we enter Spring, we have added new dates to the diary and are currently working on new material for future sessions. 

We continue to work with detector manufacturers to support training and compliance and have also recently received CPD certification for our Solo Access Pole training.

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2021 Product Catalogue – download it now!
2021 Product Catalogue – download it now! 780 488 Detector Testers

Whether you are looking for a Testifire kit for a new member of the team, or simply a spare part for your Solo 330 – our latest product catalogue has the answer!

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COVID – What has been the biggest challenge?
COVID – What has been the biggest challenge? 780 488 Detector Testers

When restrictions first hit in March 2020, the world was left in a state of uncertainty – dealing with risks never seen before and restrictions that meant, for many, the working week was very different.  Since that time, guidance has been clear – the vital work of the fire industry must continue – and it has – but what has been the biggest challenge?

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Compliant testing with Global Fire Equipment
Compliant testing with Global Fire Equipment 780 488 Detector Testers

In recent months, we have been working with leading fire system manufacturer – Global Fire Equipment (GFE) – to promote compliant functional testing of their range of detectors and to provide their customers with easy access to approved test solutions.

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Testing & Maintaining: Soteria Dimension
Testing & Maintaining: Soteria Dimension 780 488 Detector Testers

Our Solo 365 smoke detector tester is the approved method of testing Apollo’s innovative Soteria Dimension and, as part of Apollo’s recent launch campaign, you can now easily find out more about the features of this exciting detector and how to test it using Solo 365.

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Solo Access Pole – CPD Product Training
Solo Access Pole – CPD Product Training 780 488 Detector Testers

Whether you are a Solo or Testifire user, you will be familiar with our famous red access poles which enable testing of detectors at heights up to 9 metres. With our CDP access pole training you will learn the benefits and importance of using the poles correctly and take an assessment to earn your certificate.

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Product training – what should we cover?
Product training – what should we cover? 780 488 Detector Testers

We recently asked this question on our social channels and put it to some of the delegates on recent training sessions.  The results are in and we will now be using these to help build our 2021 training schedule.

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New for 2021 – CPD Multi-Sensor Webinar
New for 2021 – CPD Multi-Sensor Webinar 780 488 Detector Testers

Following the success of our ‘Testing and Maintenance of Fire Detection Systems’ webinar, we’re pleased to announce a brand new training webinar – ‘Testing Single & Multi-Sensor Detectors with Testifire’.

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Business Update – Brexit & COVID-19
Business Update – Brexit & COVID-19 780 488 Detector Testers

Whilst we have all approached 2021 with positivity, Brexit and the on-going uncertainty over COVID-19 means there are still a number of challenges to overcome.  With this in mind, please read on for an update on how these issues are currently effecting us.

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