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  • Are innovative systems allowable?

    Yes, Regulation 7 and Approved Document 7 states in Section 1: 1.1 Building work must meet the functional requirements of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations. Approved documents refer to materi...

  • How does the water usage compare to ceiling mounted sprinkler systems?

    The minimum guaranteed standards for water supply in the UK at the boundary of the property set by the Office of Water Services (OFWAT) is 1 bar pressure and 9 litres per minute (lpm) flow. These L...

  • How can I be sure Plumis produces Quality products?

    Plumis is ISO 9001 third party certified! Third Party Certification by Lloyds Register has established Plumis Limited have complied with the Quality Management Systems requirements of ISO 9001 ...

  • Who installs Automist?

    We use only authorised installers to install our products to ensure our high standards are met. These are independent businesses who have successfully completed our in-house product and installatio...

  • How can I find a local installer for a quote?

    Automist must be specified and commissioned by an Accredited Installer. These partners regularly install Automist in a wide variety of projects nationally, and each is fully trained to ensure that ...

  • How can I learn more about Automist Smartscan Hydra?

    Visit: Watch our latest webinar! Or download our product information:

  • Can you surface mount the Smartscan head?

    Yes, but fire-stopping and compartmentation must be considered.

  • Can I organise a CPD?

    Many local installers will be able to provide you with a live CPD in your area: You can watch our latest CPD recording here:

  • Why are the nozzles wall mounted instead of on the ceiling?

    Traditional sprinklers mount on the ceiling, as a result, the water droplets have to flow (with gravity & momentum down) against the fire & smoke to reach the fuel, which flow upward. This also me...

  • What detector can we use with Smartscan Hydra?

    We recommend an Apollo Orbis ORB-OH-13001-APO Multisensor detector.  A 24-volt wired connection shall be made between the detector and the spray head location using fire protected cable.  Multisens...