William Makant

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  • William Makant created an article,

    How is the commissioning using a wireless alarm different from using a detector on Hydra?

    The commissioning process using the wired detector or wireless alarm is exactly the same with respect to the procedure and other components in the system.  The difference is only that the alarm tes...

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    How to determine Automist Smartscan's suitability in BS 9991:2015

    BS 9991:2015 provides guidance on which applications are recommended for watermist systems (BS8458).  This should be supplemented with a fire engineering analysis for uncommon circumstances and var...

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    How do establish fitness of materials in the approved document published to support regulation 7?

    What does Regulation 7 ask for? As per the Approved Document - Regulation 7:   The regulation 7 also explains ways in which workmanship can be demonstrated and Plumis uses a combination of some of...

  • William Makant created an article,

    What is the specification of the wireless Hydra alarm?

    The Plumis Hydra Wireless Detector DT01 is a custom version of the Apollo multicriteria smoke + heat alarms 51000-150 / 51000-357 which is designed to EN 14604:2005 and UL217 respectively.  The Plu...

  • William Makant created an article,

    How much does the annual maintenance cost?

    Maintenance of Automist consists on checking that none of the potential failure modes that could develop over time in an installed unit have occurred.  This consists mainly in checking the inte...

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    When is commissioning required?

    Commissioning is required: Once all the components of the system have been installed and the system is powered. As part of the maintenance plan if the system needs to be fully checked for operatio...

  • William Makant created an article,

    Can I integrate Automist with an existing alarm system or an aspiration system?

    Automist can be interconnected with many existing alarm systems, however, some caution is required to ensure the right system is being connected to the right alarm output from the panel utilised.  ...

  • William Makant created an article,

    Is Automist suitable for high rise retrofit?

    Automist is suitable for retrofit into high rise as a multi-domestic application.  Runnymede Council began a programme to retrofit sprinklers to flats within its only tower block – the 16-storey Su...

  • William Makant created an article,

    How is the system serviced?

    Automist is very low-maintenance. We recommend an annual service, but unless there was an error, the system should work for years without fault and without the need for intervention. Your installer...

  • William Makant created an article,

    Does Automist Smartscan comply with the Building Regulations?

    Automist Smartscan can be used to meet the building regulations and comply with Approved Document (ADB) 2019 edition. Innovation is considered in ADB, which puts emphasis on the person carrying out...