22-10-2020

What triggers fire sprinklers and can they go off accidentally?

What triggers fire sprinklers? Fire sprinklers are triggered by the air around the sprinkler head in the room reaching a certain temperature. Usually the temperature to trigger a residential sprinkler is 56oC.  Heat of 63oC is required to trigger fire sprinklers in larger warehouses where lots of heat is generated...

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19-10-2020

Facts surrounding Fire Sprinklers

Around 75% of fires occur in the home. Fire sprinklers have a 99% success rate in reducing the spread of a fire, preventing death or serious injury, protecting property and reducing building damage. Installing a Base Fire Sprinkler system is the most cost-effective way to protect your property from a...

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10-10-2020

The Fire Triangle & Sprinklers

The Fire Triangle The fire triangle or combustion triangle is a simple model for understanding the necessary ingredients for a fire.  The triangle illustrates the three elements a fire needs: heat, fuel, and an oxidizing agent usually the oxygen in the air. If a fire occurs then it will rapidly spreads...

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10-10-2020

What are the British Standards for Sprinkler Systems?

There are two British Standards for sprinkler systems in operation: BS 9251: 2014 – Sprinkler Systems for Residential and Domestic Occupancies. (formerly BS 9251: 2005) BS EN 12845:2004 – Fixed Fire Fighting Systems. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Design, Installation and Maintenance.  If you would like to read more about BS 9251 or read more about the product requirements...

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22-09-2020

Fire Sprinkler Specialists Nationwide 

Welcome to Ultrasafe – Nationwide Fire Sprinkler Specialists We design, install and service fire sprinkler systems nationwide in residential properties and private homes throughout the country. From our offices in the South of England and our northern office in Cheshire. We have a network of regional engineers to perform sprinkler installations...

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Fire Sprinkler Specialists

Southern Office

Unit 1 Bowlings Corner, Marley Lane, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0RE

Northern Office

5 Snape Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2NZ



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