Coopers Fire frequently write articles and technical advice for manufacturing professionals. Our blog features posts about fire curtains, smoke barriers, fire protection and fire safety as well as discussions about the latest advances in active fire curtain and smoke barrier technology.

Amazing things about fire

Amazing Things You Never Knew About Fire

Coopers Fire, 22.10.2018 , 0 comments

When you’ve devoted your existence to fire safety, you learn a thing or two about the phenomenon you’re trying to prevent – and fire is fascinating stuff. There’s always more to learn. Here are some of our favourite discoveries about fire.

Industrial fire safety

Staying Ahead of Industrial Fires

Coopers Fire, 10.10.2018 , 0 comments

Since the introduction of ‘The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005’, fire safety today is at a much better standard than it has ever been. Since these regulations came into place, commercial fires have reduced by a third and are continuing to decline – particularly in hotels, schools and hospitals, where the largest numbers of people are at risk. But there are still nearly 20,000 commercial fires in the UK every year.

Get To Know Your Fire Extinguisher

Get To Know Your Fire Extinguisher

Coopers Fire, 19.09.2018 , 0 comments

Everyone is familiar with what a fire extinguisher looks like – they should be everywhere you go. However, being confident in using one is a different story. We all like to think, that in the rare occasion a fire breaks out, our heroic nature will take over and we will stop the fire with ease to rescue everyone in the building.

But in reality, a fire extinguisher is actually not as lightweight as we hope, and our bravery is most likely to be swamped by fear.

Why Can't We Make Fireproof Buildings?

Why Can't We Make Fireproof Buildings?

Coopers Fire, 11.09.2018 , 0 comments

Specialist materials, insulation and compartmentation are all used to make buildings safer – but why can’t buildings be made completely fireproof?