Fire Prevention & Protection

Company / Association News

Issue 12 and Volume 155.

E2V TECHNOLOGIES is the new name for Marconi Applied Technologies, which makes the ArgusT thermal imaging camera. Previously, the company was known as EEV. The company designs and manufactures RF, microwave, imaging, and sensing components for a variety of industrial applications. The new $17.9 million Tarrant County Fire Service Training Center at the Northwest Campus of Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, includes a natural gas/propane-fueled SYMTRON SYSTEMS INC. FireTrainer 2000. The FireTrainer simulates 13 individual fire situations: storage, office, merchandise counter, commercial and residential kitchens, bedroom, living room, garage, tractor/trailer loading dock, car, fuel spill, flashover/rollover, and attic fire extension. Other training simulators include arcing electrical panel, leaking gas meter, leaking pipe, and an annunciator panel. The training facility includes an 8,900-square-foot burn building, trench rescue and confined space training props, and strip mall and motel/apartment complex structures. Several configurations of private houses can be set on fire,…

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