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Winners Fire Innovation of the Year 2018 – Coltraco Ultrasonics

Created on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 and posted in Industry News
Winners Fire Innovation of the Year 2018 - Coltraco Ultrasonics

SHE Awards choose Coltraco Ultrasonics as winners of “Fire Innovation of the Year” Award for the Portasteele® CALCULATOR.

Coltraco Ultrasonics are delighted and humbled to announce that they were chosen by the judges from amongst a group of fellow leading fire industry players with top calibre technology.

CEO, Carl Hunter, and Head of Marketing & Communications, Clare Hunter, attended the prestigious awards ceremony which took place at a gala dinner hosted by comedian Rory Bremner at the VOX, NEC Birmingham, UK. Carl said in an interview after winning that he is honoured that our Research & Development into the innovative Portasteele® is being recognised for delivering enhanced safety to people, assets and infrastructure.

Coltraco Ultrasonics would like to thank Mark Sennett and Keith Gabriel of Western Business Exhibitions.

Find out why Coltraco Ultrasonics won below:

• Traditionally cylinders are manually weighed by turning off and dismantling each one, which may be risky and takes on average two people 15 minutes per cylinder.

• To solve this problem, Coltraco Ultrasonics developed the innovative 8th generation Portalevel® MAX: handheld ultrasonic liquid level indicator to inspect CO2, clean agents and more liquefied gaseous agents, by one person in just 30 seconds. Combined with the Portasteele® CALCULATOR these liquid level heights are converted into the weight of agent. This tablet based advanced calculator application is the first in the world to provide agent weight readings without physically weighing the cylinders to comply with regulations.

• It is the first level indication method to take account of the temperature affect on the agent height. Portasteele CALCULATOR provides instant real-time results which can be recorded then emailed directly for datalogged audit trail. By replacing the use of manual calculation and formulae, Portasteele® CALCULATOR makes the whole process of fire suppression system servicing simple and effective.

• This is a safer, more efficient and cost saving method to service fire cylinders. The technological innovation ensures an entirely user friendly and industry leading device.

See the Portasteele® CALCULATOR by visiting www.coltraco.com/portasteele/


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