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.

In The Event of a Fire: Creating an Escape Plan

Coopers Fire, 23.04.2019 , 0 comments

Every household should have an escape plan in place, just incase. Although we all hope we will never have to use it, it is important to be prepared and know what to do in the event of a fire.

We’ve created this short guide to creating an escape plan, covering what you need to include and be aware of when forming a plan for you and your family.

High Rise Buildings and Preventing Fires

Coopers Fire, 02.04.2019 , 0 comments

It seems that the world grows a little bit taller with every building we create – especially in places like Dubai, where architecture tends towards the incredibly tall. Making tall structures safe is a science and an art; keeping the architect’s vision intact while exceeding safety standards is the goal.

Stay Safe: Furniture and Fire Safety

Coopers Fire, 15.03.2019 , 0 comments

Every year, thousands of tonnes of perfectly recyclable sofas are thrown away for not having a fire safety label intact - But why? It could be due to poor placement of the label itself, tempting its buyer into cutting off the eyesore. Or it could be that many don’t understand why it is there in the first place and decide to remove it. These labels are there for a reason and furniture cannot be sold without one.

The Challenge of Building a Robotic Firefighter

Coopers Fire, 11.03.2019 , 0 comments

The 21st century has so far been a golden age for robotics. Drones, fledgling artificial intelligence, machines capable of four-legged and bipedal walking, emerging autonomous vehicles – it’s all happening, and very quickly. But the challenge of building robots to take over the most dangerous jobs in the world might not be met in our lifetimes. Decision-making may always be something humans have to do – especially in life and death scenarios.