Vimpex Ltd. News

Vimpex’s Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System protects Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower

Vimpex's Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state of the art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. Visual Control Tower (VCT) The 87-metres high tower is Ireland’s tallest occupied structure and a commanding new addition to the city’s skyline. It comprises three separate but integrated building elements, the control...

Vimpex installs Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders and secures one of England’s largest housing associations

Vimpex has supplied Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders to hold open fire doors at the HQ of one of England’s largest housing associations to provide an easy and effective method of infection control, while not impacting on fire safety. A COVID-secure risk assessment identified the need to reduce the touching of fire door locks and door handles at the organisation’s administration offices by staff and visitors. “Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been...

Vimpex introduces Fire Door Coordinator to ensure self-closing fire doors always close in the correct sequence

Vimpex Ltd, Europe’s independent manufacturer of fire alarm ancillaries, has added a Fire Door Coordinator - which ensures that a pair of self-closing fire doors will always close in the correct sequence, enabling each door leaf to shut fully, and help to maintain the fire integrity of the doors - to its door holder product range. If double fire doors don’t close in the correct sequence they will not close in the middle and leave a gap for dangerous smoke and gases to pass through....

Vimpex Hydrosense system mitigates the risk of water damage by continuously monitoring water leaks

Risk management ‘must prepare for the worst’ is the latest stark warning from the UK Environment Agency, which suggests that, with global temperatures set to rise by up to four degrees Centigrade by 2100, some £1bn a year might be needed to be spent on flood management. Insurance statistics reveal that the most likely cause of claims in commercial buildings, retail premises, hotels and apartment blocks is water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest...

Vimpex VAD23 range of EN 54-23 visual alarm devices at Firex International 2015

Smart+Guard series of call point protective covers will also be on display The new VIMPEX VAD23™ Range of EN 54-23 Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) will be the key focus on the company’s stand at this year’s Firex International. VIMPEX VAD23™ is an extremely versatile family of products; with devices for wall and ceiling mounting and models that combine either a traditional electronic sounder or a voice sounder with a low current EN 54-23 rated VAD. The...

Vimpex Smart+Guard polycarbonate hinged protective cover

The new Smart+Guard from Vimpex is a tough polycarbonate hinged protective cover that can easily be installed over a range of call points, emergency switches and other devices to provide protection from vandalism, accidental damage or misuse. Smart+Guard can also be fitted with an integral battery powered alarm that when lifted emits an ear piercing 90dB alarm, warning the user that the device is for emergency use only and should not be tampered with. This alarmed version has a 3-year battery l...

Vimpex celebrates its 20th anniversary

Vimpex has grown from a small UK-based distributor, to a pan-European organisation with various subsidiaries Vimpex Limited, the specialist supplier of fire detection & alarm (FD&A) and fire and rescue equipment, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In those 20 years, Vimpex has grown from a small UK-based distributor, to a pan-European organisation with subsidiaries in The Netherlands and Sweden and now represents some of the world’s best known brands. It is rec...

Vimpex to showcase its range of alarm and ancillary products at Firex International 2014

The established Fire-Cryer® range has been further developed to include EN 54 Part 3 compliant products The newly developed Vimpex VAD23TM range of Visual Alarm Devices combines great aesthetics with innovative design. The detector base-mounted three-way platform sounder/beacon offers one point of installation for those requiring an EN 54 Part 23 compliant beacon and unambiguous voice messaging or multi-tone sounder. A wall mounted Banshee ExcelTM sounder/beacon, a wall mo...