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February 16, 2011

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Fire safety – Fireco Freedor

Fireco says the new Freedor is a unique, ergonomic solution for holding fire doors open safely and legally while enabling improved access.

Freedor is a wireless device that is installed at the top of a fire door, allowing it to swing freely, to be left in any position, but closing it when the alarm sounds.

According to Fireco, Freedor listens for a fire alarm that exceeds 65dBA, verifying the alarm over a 14-second period, before releasing the fire door to prevent the spread of fire and smoke around the building.

Features include: adjustable closing speed; operates up to power size 4 (80kg fire door); allows the door to be set at any angle up to 90 degrees and operate normally until activated; and fail-to-safe technology. It is, adds Fireco, designed to comply with BS EN 1154, BS EN 1155, BS 7273-4 category C, and is CE-marked.

Visit www.firecoltd.com to find out more.

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