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Product changes – are you ready?
Product changes – are you ready? 1024 683 Detector Testers

Regulation updates mean we’re required to make changes to some of the pressurised aerosol products we currently offer, as the date for this new regulation draws nearer here’s a reminder of everything you need to know. By 31st December 2017 our Solo A3 smoke test aerosol will no longer be manufactured, if you use this…

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Solo Battery Batons
Product Update | Charging Solo Battery Batons
Product Update | Charging Solo Battery Batons 1024 683 Detector Testers

Solo battery batons and chargers are used with Testifire 1000 and Testifire 2000 multi-stimulus testers and Solo 460 cordless heat testers and have a long history of reliable operation. It has come to our attention recently that battery batons may become abnormally hot, possibly leading to heating of the product, its surroundings and with potential…

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Solo A10S
F-Gas changes affecting aerosol smoke detector testers
F-Gas changes affecting aerosol smoke detector testers 908 606 Detector Testers

Aerosol smoke canisters have long been used as an effective means for carrying out functional testing of smoke detectors.  Their ease of use and reliability has made them popular world-wide and, in the case of our Solo A3, has earned certification from leading third parties such as UL and crucially the approval of leading detector…

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Christmas delivery dates 2016
Christmas delivery dates 2016 150 150 Detector Testers

For December delivery, please place your orders by the following dates: Export Customer: Monday 12th December – your orders will be shipped or available for collection before 23rd December* UK Customers: Tuesday 20th December, for shipment to arrive by 23rd December* * subject to stock availability Our offices will close on Friday 23rd December and…

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Product News
Product News 150 150 Detector Testers

As part of our continuous improvement policy we recently introduce some changes to the Solo and Testifire product ranges. New Higher Capacity Solo Battery Baton & Charger On 1st June 2016 we introduced the Solo 727 Charger for use with our new Solo 770 Battery Batons. Please note that the Solo 727 Charger can only…

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PRODUCT UPDATE: Solo Battery Batons & Charger
PRODUCT UPDATE: Solo Battery Batons & Charger 150 150 Detector Testers

Product Update:                                                                  Higher Capacity Solo770 Battery Baton and Solo727 Charger replacing Solo760 Battery Baton and Solo726 Charger As part of our continuous improvement policy, we are introducing a new and improved version of the Solo760 Battery Baton and the Solo726 Charger. The change to, what will be, higher capacity batons is driven by our suppliers…

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Product training – it’s (possibly) more than you think…
Product training – it’s (possibly) more than you think… 150 150 Detector Testers

When someone mentions product training your first thought might be that you’re about to be trained in something new. Either that or you may dismiss the idea as you’re already using the product in question and therefore what could you possibly gain from training? Of course, before using any new product it is usual to…

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Looking after rechargeable battery packs
Looking after rechargeable battery packs 150 150 Detector Testers

As with lots portable tools and gadgets these days most are powered by NiMH or Lithium battery packs.  (NiCad’s on the whole have been replaced long ago).  Many of us do not appreciate that rechargeable batteries have a serviceable life and will at sometime need to be replaced. Typical life expectancy for lithium or NiMH battery packs…

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Invest in your most valuable asset – the engineer
Invest in your most valuable asset – the engineer 150 150 Detector Testers

Managing a team of service engineers and keeping on top of customer requirements can be a hectic and somewhat challenging role.  As in all industries, the focus is often more on the growth of the business in terms of customer retention and new business meaning that topics such as staff training often drop down the…

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Does it test multi-sensors? Yes. Is that all it does? No.
Does it test multi-sensors? Yes. Is that all it does? No. 150 150 Detector Testers

A myth related to Testifire is that the tool is designed for testing multi-sensor detectors and that unless you are testing these type of detectors there is no value in using it. The truth is very different.  Yes, the ability of Testifire to functionally test smoke, and heat (CO model available if required) makes it…

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