Wide range of fire research projects on tap at Research Foundation symposium in Orlando

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Feb 26, 2013

SupDet attendees

The 17th annual “Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium” (SupDet) kicked off this morning in Orlando. This event, organized by the Fire Protection Research Foundation, brings together more than 100 professionals in the fire alarm, suppression and emergency communication industries, to hear the latest developments fire detection research, sprinkler protection strategies, clean agent technology research, and other topical issues.

Tomorrow, a special Suppression Research Charette will feature several interactive sessions focused on solutions to protection challenges, including an examination of water mist as an equivalent protection solution to sprinklers for selected suppression scenarios.

The Foundation thanks Siemens Industry, Inc. SimplexGrinnell, and UL for their generous sponsorship and contributions to this event.

About the Foundation

The Fire Protection Research Foundation plans, manages, and communicates research on a broad range of fire safety issues in collaboration with scientists and laboratories around the world. The Foundation is an affiliate of NFPA. See a list of Foundation reports and projects.