Press releases


New VdS-support for foam and water spray extinguishing systems

VdS bundles over 110 years of experience in ensuring the effectiveness of fire protection systems into numerous Guidelines – and has now adapted its well-known practical assistance for safe foam and water spray extinguishing...more

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Free data sheet with fire protection concepts for lithium batteries

Lithium batteries have “established themselves as a typical cause of fire loss”, confirm not only the researchers of IFS. // Together with other experts, VdS has now developed extinguishing system solutions for this relatively...more

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Save the date:

2nd international VdS conference „Fire Protection Systems“ in Bucharest, Romania, April 29th 2020 more

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Qatar expands VdS-acceptance

The Ministry of the Interior of Qatar has renewed and significantly expanded its demands for VdS-approved products. // In addition, VdS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Fire & Security Association.more

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New VdS-Guidelines: 
Reliable visual fire monitoring

Innovative image evaluation algorithms now also make optical fire detection possible – however, there are still no binding standards for ensuring the reliability of these camera systems. // VdS has therefore developed Guidelines...more

Category: Deutsch, Englisch