News: Hydramist 1st in the world for LPCB LPS1223 Approval with Watermist!
Until now restaurant and commercial catering fryers have used dry powder or wet chemical fire suppression systems.
Whilst effective at initially suppressing and extinguishing the fire these traditional systems offer little or no cooling resulting in a prolonged return to production for the kitchen.
Additionally they leave a large amount of potentially hazardous residues from the chemical based fire suppression agent on the catering equipment and surrounding areas which must be cleaned up before cooking can re-commence.
This leaves a restaurant without a kitchen during this period!
How it Works
The Hydramist® 15AMPU uses atomised tap water at high pressure to quickly and effectively extinguish the fire and prevent re-ignition by cooling the oil and hot surfaces.
The Hydramist® systems very fine droplets of water turn to steam upon contact with the flames. The steam created then smothers and extinguishes the fire in under 10 seconds.
After extinguishing the fire the mist continues to cool the oil and hot surfaces to below ignition temperature in less than 30 seconds preventing re-ignition of the fire.
After activation next to no clean-up is necessary as only clean water is used allowing the kitchen to be back in operation extremely quickly (in most cases within minutes).
A further advantage of this system is that smoke is prevented from spreading throughout the kitchen and into other areas as the smoke particles from the fire are captured by the watermist droplets and the smoke is washed out with the fire.
The Hydramist 15AMPU uses a high pressure pump connected to the kitchen water supply resulting in a system that can run for aslong, or short, as required.
The Hydramist®15AMPU Kitchen Suppression System offers a cost effective fast reacting solution to this fire risk. Using a wall mounted Hydramist® pump also eliminates storage issues for the fire suppression equipment.
LPCB LPS1223 Approval
To verify fire performance, safety, and system durability the Hydramist®15AMPU system has successfully completed LPCB LPS1223 accreditation carried out and witnessed by the Building Research Establishment (BRE).
Hydramist® is the first high pressure Watermist product in the world to be included in the highly regarded “LPCB RedBook” for LPS1223 approved Kitchen Suppression Systems.
Hydramist®15AMPU Systems have been installed for many well-known and prestigious clients including:
•Greggs the Bakers
•Rocco Forte hotels
•Brighton and Hove FC
•Norwich Open Academy
•Browns hotel of Mayfair
The uses and benefits:
• Fast acting and effective fire suppression system with both automatic and manual operation
• Tested and approved to LPS1223
• Continuous operation until manually stopped
• Reduced water use and residual water damage
• Dramatically reduces smoke spread from the fire
• Easy to install
• Cost effective
• Kitchen area returned to normal within minutes of a fire
• Stainless Steel case to meet food standards finish and match styling of existing kitchen equipment