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FAQ

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Does the flexible tubing need to be installed behind a fire rated barrier?

Flexible tubing is required to be mounted behind a fire rated barrier.

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Can ICO be connected to a fire panel?

ICO has a pair of volt free contacts for fire and fault; allowing it to be connected to third party equipment such as fire systems.

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Where can ICO be used?

We would re-commend using ICO in the occupancy types listed.

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Does an ICO system have to be installed by a certified professional?

ICO must be installed and commissioned by a Certified ICO Installer

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Can ICO be installed without removing the plasterboard? 

Yes, in many cases installing ICO without removing the plasterboard is much like installing spotlights.

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Does ICO carry out a self test?

Yes, the self test will be performed once a week at the same time that the pump was initially powered on.

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Can I choose the colour of the nozzles?

Yes, for a premium, the colour of the nozzles can be altered to match any desired colour.

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How does a ICO nozzle operate?

Each nozzle contains a frangible bulb, that heats up in the event of a fire.

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Does the system comply with the BS8458 fire tests?

The ICO system has passed witnessed testing of all of the required BS8458 standard tests.

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What size and weight is the pump?

The pump unit is 350mm x 281mm x 270mm.

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How many nozzles do I need to protect my property?

One nozzle protects a 4m x 4m area.

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