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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.
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.
Where can ICO be used?
We would re-commend using ICO in the occupancy types listed.
Does an ICO system have to be installed by a certified professional?
ICO must be installed and commissioned by a Certified ICO Installer
Can ICO be installed without removing the plasterboard?
Yes, in many cases installing ICO without removing the plasterboard is much like installing spotlights.
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.
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.
How does a ICO nozzle operate?
Each nozzle contains a frangible bulb, that heats up in the event of a fire.
Does the system comply with the BS8458 fire tests?
The ICO system has passed witnessed testing of all of the required BS8458 standard tests.
What size and weight is the pump?
The pump unit is 350mm x 281mm x 270mm.
How many nozzles do I need to protect my property?
One nozzle protects a 4m x 4m area.