EU F Gas Regulation 517-2014

By |2021-07-20T10:13:57+00:00January 5th, 2018|Ask The Expert|

Reduction of Quantities of HFC Gas Allowed Into The UK And Europe (FM200)As a result of the publication of the above regulation, from 2016 there has been reductions in the quantity of HFC’s that are allowed into the European Union. Please click F Gas Regulation 517-2014 to download a copy.FM200 is just one of the

Why We Use Main & Reserve Cylinders for FM200 Systems

By |2020-07-11T17:10:07+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Ask The Expert|

Rehan asked the question "why we use main and reserve cylinders in FM200 system, tell the function"? There are a number of reasons for using main and reserve cylinders but these are not unique to FM200 but also apply to Inert Gas, NOVEC 1230 and CO2. So the reasons below apply to FM200 and

Whether single cylinder bank is acceptable for many rooms like inert gas?

By |2020-07-12T07:36:20+00:00December 7th, 2015|Ask The Expert|

Sachin recently wrote with the following question, “Whether single cylinder bank is acceptable for many rooms like inert gas?" Here's our answer: You can use a single FM200 cylinder for multiple hazards but on one main condition, that all the hazards are exactly the same size. If they aren’t and say you use an

How far we can keep the FM 200 cylinders from the Hazard?

By |2020-07-12T07:41:07+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Ask The Expert|

Sachin recently wrote with the following question, “How far we can keep the FM 200 cylinders from the Hazard?" Here's our answer: We always advise keeping the cylinders as close as possible to the hazard. The distance will be dependent upon a number of things such as whether the system is 24 or 42

Can you store IG100 at 165 bar not 200

By |2020-07-12T07:50:03+00:00June 4th, 2014|Ask The Expert|

Paul recently wrote to ask with the following question, “Can you store IG100 at 165 bar not 200”? Here's our answer: IG100 as well as IG55 and IG541 were all originally designed around 150 bar systems, but as systems have developed and to reduce the amount of cylinders required (the higher the pressure the more

Please advise when the IG55 system is designed for 200 bar & when for 300 bar

By |2020-07-12T07:54:34+00:00September 27th, 2012|Ask The Expert|

Our experts were recently asked the following question: "Please advise when the IG55 system is designed for 200 bar & when for 300bar" This is our answer: It is down to each individual project but usually we would use 300bar on most projects as this would use less cylinders and therefore this would usually be

Is a fire suppression system a legal requirement?

By |2020-07-16T12:22:25+00:00January 16th, 2012|Ask The Expert|

Graeme recently asked the question "I am building a restaurant. Is a fire suppression system a legal requirement?" to our Ask The Expert on www.conceptfire-uk.com Our expert answered as follows: There is no legal requirement in the UK for a Fire Suppression System in a kitchen but you must carry out a Fire Risk

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