In previous blog posts, we have looked at the difference between Addressable vs. Conventional Fire Alarm Systems. Conventional fire alarm cables are designed based upon the AWG of the cable and can be broken into two categories: Power limited and Non-Power Limited cables. In the article below we will be looking at some distinct differences between the two:
Topics: fire alarm cables, fire alarm, fire alarm systems, fire detection systems
This year marks the first year that West Penn Wire published blog posts on a regular basis, a total of 20 blogs this year ranging from basic cable information to systems with greater detail.
Topics: Category Cable, Category 6A Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, Fiber Optics, Copper Cable, Armored Fiber Optics, Fiber Optic, fire alarm, fire alarm systems, fire detection systems
Fire alarm systems are very important for any business, school, facility, home and much more. They protect us when alerts arise and deliver notification of potential threat and harm. In previous blogs, we have discussed how fire detection systems work and the differences between conventional vs. addressable fire alarm systems.
Today, we will go over the different types of fire alarm cables with both power limited and non-power limited fire alarm cables. So, let's begin...
Topics: Low Voltage Cables, fire alarm cables, fire alarm, fire alarm systems
As a business or residential owner the last thing that you need is an electrical fire. Yet, these are common in older buildings and can be severely dangerous. With fall and winter months just around the corner, we are at great risk of electrical fires from increased usage of lights and heaters. To make sure you are prepared, view the top causes of electrical fires below:
Topics: Low Voltage Cables, fire alarm cables, fire alarm
This month we focus on an important part of any business, Fire Alarm Cables and their systems. These were initially created to not only protect homes, but any business in the event that a fire does occur or hazard occurs that could be harmful.
This article will break down how a fire detection system works and components that West Penn Wire can help provide for your business or building.
Topics: fire alarm cables, analog, addressable, fire alarm, fire alarm systems, fire detection systems
Fire Alarm systems can generally be put into two main system designs: Conventional (Analog) and Addressable (Digital). In order to understand what system may be right for your company's building or office, it is important to understand the differences between each system. So let's begin...
Topics: Low Voltage Cables, fire alarm cables, analog, addressable, fire alarm, conventional