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2012-12-15 05:01:43

Revenue for the Fire and Smoke Alarm Manufacturing industry nearly went up in flames as construction levels severely decreased during the recession, but as the economy recovered, construction levels rose, bringing the industry back to steady revenue growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Fire and Smoke Alarm Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 The Fire and Smoke Alarm...

2012-11-19 16:32:56

MEBANE, N.C., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A smoke alarm's low battery chirp is the number one home fire safety complaint among American homeowners who participated in a recent survey conducted by Kelton on behalf of Kidde, the leading manufacturer of residential fire safety products. In fact, 61 percent of respondents have left their alarm without a working battery. Kidde's new Worry-Free line of smoke alarms with a 10-year sealed-in lithium battery aims to solve common consumer complaints...

2012-11-02 11:23:50

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann urges residents to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they turn their clocks back this weekend. "Tragically, every year in Pennsylvania, people require medical treatment or even die due to carbon monoxide poisoning," Mann said. "These devices are not expensive, they save lives, and once they're installed, need to be maintained regularly." Working smoke alarms cut...

2012-11-01 15:25:36

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With results from a recent survey indicating that a staggering number of Americans don't know the basics of home fire safety, Kidde, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Help the Good Guys today introduced "Be a Hero, Save a Hero," a fire safety campaign focused on educating homeowners to reduce the risk that firefighters face every time they respond to a house fire call. Kidde is the leading manufacturer of residential fire safety...

2012-10-03 10:25:27

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to this morning's TODAY show segment on the dangers of delayed warnings from current smoke alarms, Universal Security Instruments reminds consumers about the new IoPhic smoke and fire alarm with patented microprocessor technology. IoPhic smoke and fire alarms are very effective at detecting fast flaming fires and also respond very quickly to slow smoldering fires- up to 87% faster*** than the maximum allowable alarm limit. To view...

2012-10-02 10:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The message is simple, and the habit can be lifesaving. Thirty-eight percent of fatal fire injuries occur in homes without working smoke alarms, while 24 percent occur in homes in which at least one smoke alarm is present but fails to operate, frequently due to dead or missing batteries.* For 25 years, the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery(®) program has been dedicated to helping share the life-saving reminder to change the batteries...

2012-09-26 02:30:10

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Fire Protection Association, nuisance alarms or "false" alarms, are the leading cause for intentionally disabled smoke alarms in America. Unfortunately, each fire season also brings reports of serious injuries and deaths, and roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths happen in houses with no smoke alarms or working smoke alarms*. A recent study from the University of Maryland's School of Fire Protection Engineering**...

2012-08-25 23:04:12

The Active Alarm is the first and only automatic device that can prevent home fires. Simply plug your stove into the Active Alarm and then plug the Active Alarm into the wall. Once your smoke alarm sounds, the Active Alarm hears the alarm and cuts the power to the stove thereby preventing the fire. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) August 24, 2012 Active Fire Prevention, a Provo Utah start-up, has developed a life-saving, home fire prevention device. The Active Alarm is an automatic device that stops...

2012-07-13 23:03:06

Thomas Edison Electric has recently announced that they are now providing services to help keep their customers informed of the importance of installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes. Upon hiring the company, all potential customers who come to them considering to install a new smoke or carbon monoxide detector, will also receive abundant advice on how they should safely maintain their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Thomas...

2012-07-04 23:02:47

Fire is one of the most devastating things that can happen in any home. Although home insurance can rebuild the house and get homeowners back on their feet, there are precious memories and sentimental items that simply can´t be replaced. Making a home as safe as possible from a fire is the best way to protect those memories, as well as the people in the home. InsuranceHotline.com provides some important tips that will help keep a home safe from a fire. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Home fires...


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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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