fire blankets

What Fire Blankets do I need?

IC International are experts in fire resistant materials and we have a choice of Bridela fire blankets that meet different standards depending on the location your business operates from. Before we tell you how our fire blankets differ from each other let’s have a look at some benefits they both share: Bridela Fire Blankets are...
insulation covers

Why should you choose IC International Insulation jackets.

Uninsulated valves are liable to lose the heat equivalent of at least 1m/39″ of the same bore size of uninsulated pipe. That is why valve insulation jackets are so important! Insulation jackets are used to cover pipe fittings that may otherwise be left uncovered. They are easy to fit and remove without damaging the surrounding...
fire-resistant fabirc

Fire Blanket, need to know.

Fire blankets and associated products are a vital safety measure you should be providing. Especially within the workplace, fire blankets provide an extra level of safety for your employees. Wherever you are, there is always the risk of a fire and a fire blanket is a necessity should a fire occur.  You may never have...
curtain

Fire Curtains safeguard people and property

In the event of a fire, fire curtains can contain the affected area. This prevents the spread of flames, smoke and heat and can provide compartmentation between areas of a building or site. The use of IC curtains can prevent initial small fires escalating into disasters, safeguarding people and property. This can be advantageous in...
barrel insulation jacket

Offset the rise in energy costs with barrel insulation jackets.

With the continual rise in energy costs and the need to offer employees the best health and safety protection Barrel Insulation Jackets are becoming a priority purchase in the plastics industry. As they are designed to save energy they minimise heat loss, help improve production output and offer quick payback times. Insulation jackets reduce start...
fire curtain in action

Increasing safety with smoke and fire curtains

Compartmentalisation is an important consideration in all smoke control systems. This can be achieved through the use of smoke and fire curtains. These are heat-resistant hangings that lower from above when activated by a smoke control system, creating divisions and compartments within the fire zone. Smoke curtains: Smoke curtains create a physical barrier, which can...
fire

An introduction to Special Effects Fire Safety

Special effects production for films, television, live concerts and theatre settings is a complicated process. It requires great planning and meticulous preparation. Special effects production can include flames, fire, pyrotechnics, fireworks, lighting, heat, smoke or vapour effects. With all of these, the control of the environment and the safety of the team on set should...

Reducing incidence of glare when Welding

All welding forms produce potentially harmful ultraviolet, infrared, and visible spectrum radiation. Damage from ultraviolet light can occur very quickly. Normally absorbed in the cornea and lens of the eye, ultraviolet radiation (UVR) often causes arc eye or arc flash, a very painful but seldom permanent injury that is characterized by eye swelling, tearing, and...
fire blankets

Fire Blankets that comply with European standard BS EN 1869

The nature of shopping online means you could buy a sub standard fire blanket unsuspectingly. It can be difficult to distinguish a fire blanket that is not up to British standard because some of the cheap ones on the market can still feature the CE Mark, and are even subjected to testing overseas. If you’re...
fire blankets

When to use a fire blanket.

What is a fire blanket used for? Fire blankets are an important fire safety measure for properties. A fire blanket is made of fire-resistant materials. They are particularly useful for smothering fat pan fires or wrapping around a person whose clothing is on fire. A fire blanket must conform to British Standards BS EN 1869:...