The Locksmith Journal May/Jun 2018 - Issue 56 - Page 80

80 • ACCESSCONTROL PROUD SPONSORS OF THIS PAGE Kentec takes control of extinguishant technology » » KENTEC ELECTRONICS LTD IS ONE OF the world’s leading manufacturers of life safety systems, and a leading innovator of extinguishing control module technology. Since 1985 the company has been at the forefront of developments in comprehensive systems for extinguishant control. Kentec’s market-leading Sigma and Syncro ranges of extinguishing control panels are specified across the world in environments where system continuity is critical, and fire prevention management of the highest reliability is essential, including data centres, airports and financial centres. Kentec’s Sigma XT is simple, powerful and highly configurable and compatible with intrinsically safe barriers, which makes it ideal for use in hazardous areas. The Sigma XT offers outstanding value and performance for all small to medium fixed firefighting installations, while the Sigma XT+ combines feature rich, Sigma CP conventional fire detection from two to eight zones with highly configurable extinguishing control modules to provide an integrated control solution for extinguishing systems with up to four protected areas. Kentec’s Syncro XT+ addressable multi-area extinguishant control panel allows extinguishing systems to take full advantage of the more sophisticated detection techniques provided by modern fire detectors as well as the other benefits of analogue addressable systems such as control of loop connected sounders, beacons and input/output modules. All Sigma and Syncro panels are fully approved to EN12094-1, EN54-2 & EN54- 4. Also available from Kentec: leading ranges of EN, UL & FM, Marine, Analogue, Conventional and Extinguishant ranges of Fire Control Panel Solutions, which really do take power, flexibility and performance for life safety systems to a whole new level. SECUREFAST’S SUCCESSFUL STS202 TEST F. Bamford endorses Mortice Electro-Magnetic Lock » » ONE OF THE UK’S LEADING NAMES in security doors and access controls, Stockport-based Bamford Doors has announced its successful attainment of STS202 Burglary Resistance Level 2 with its latest Communal Aluminium Door and Frame, incorporating the all new Securefast AEM12000R standard grade 3 monitored mortice Electro-Magnetic Lock. Addressing the demand for greater security resistance, particularly on entrance doors, F. Bamford commissioned the Securefast Electro- Magnetic lock for its test door, based on the lock’s impressive minimum holding force of 4.2Kn and certified testing to TS010:2016, which verifies the products grade 3 security standard and 200,000 cycle performance. Carried out at leading test house Exova in Wednesbury, the STS202 testing allows for the use of common hand tools and levers, in addition to physical force in the attempt to open the door. The test is designed to emulate an attack by an opportunist criminal on the doors locking points using simple tools that could be concealed in a pocket or under a jacket. Burglaries at this level tend to occur when time is a factor and the noise level needs to be kept to a minimum. With a commitment to supplying fully- tested and certified products wherever possible, the Securefast range of mortice, transom housings and face fixed electro- magnetic locks have been third party certified to EN1634-1 fire testing for 30 and 60 minute timber doors, ensuring that the Securefast name the first choice in locking solutions for fire rated doors. The Securefast objective is to provide all customers with complete confidence and quality consistency throughout their wide range of products. LOCKSMITHJOURNAL.CO.UK | MAY/JUN 2018 Sponsored by Insafe | | For further information on the AEM12000R Electro-magnetic mortice locks or to receive details on the Securefast range of security and access control products, please contact the sales team on 01704 502801 or visit web site