Fire & Care - Schrack Seconet's customer magazine

We supply our customers with the most important information and news from the company and the industry three times a year. Read about new products and developments, specific projects and interesting interview about the topic of security and communications systems.


fire&care 02/2017 - Step-by-step modernisation

fire&care 02/2017 - Step-by-step modernisation

Fire alarm systems are acquisitions intended to last for decades, yet progress moves much faster. With a step-by-step modernisation of control panels or smokedetectors, it is possible to deploy state-of-the-art technology and thus generate numerous advantages.

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fire&care 01/2017 - A safe home for sensitive data

fire&care 01/2017 - A safe home for sensitive data

Fire protection in data centres is a particularly hot topic. The high-performance computer in the server rooms are extremely sensitive - even tiny amounts of soot can permanently damage the hardware components. Similarly, conventional extinguishers such as foam or water are unsuitable and the high air recirculation rate additionally complicates the detection of fires. Preventive fire protection therefore employs special solutions in order to reliably protect the information stored in data centres.

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Fire & Care 04/2016 - Ice and fire: ski lift fire protection

Fire & Care 04/2016 - Ice and fire: ski lift fire protection

When you're slicing through the finest powder snow as you descend the slopes on your skis or snowboard, do you ever thnk about the risk of a fire? The piste itself should generally be okay, but when it comes to the ski lifts, the risk of a fire is ever present. Valley-, mid-way- and mountain stations of cable cars are therefore fitted with fire alarm systems.

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Fire & Care 03/2016 - Standards and certification:
From the value of clear rules

Fire & Care 03/2016 - Standards and certification: From the value of clear rules

Anyone opting for standard-compliant products and systems, can rely on their quality. As such, standards and certifications enable decisions to be made. We take a closer look at the subject: Which standards are available and how are they formed? How does a company benefit if it uses certified solutions? And how does Schrack Seconet adhere to standards and certifications?

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Fire & Care 02/2016 - Operation & Programming from afar

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The Internet of Things dominates the headlines. According to estimates by Capgemini, around 50 billion devices are estimated to be Internet-compatible by 2020. Under the heading Smart Building the future has already begun in many cases. Already today, remote access to heating or alarm systems in the home is possible. Similarly, building technology in factories or office buildings can be controlled from anywhere.

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Fire & Care 01/2016 - Relaxed³ - Reliable detection of fires by smoke, heat and CO

Fire & Care 01/2016 - Relaxed³ - Reliable detection of fires by smoke, heat and CO

Heat and smoke are reliable criteria for detecting fires. However, there are sometimes false alarms when detecting fires. Detecting carbon monoxide (CO) in addition is a viable alternative ...

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Fire & Care 04/2015 - Security systems in shopping centres

Fire & Care 03/2015 - Security systems become mobile

Several thousands of people are often present in shopping centres at any one time — not just on shopping Saturdays before Christmas. Aside from those that work in the offices there, visitors are usually unfamiliar with the building layout. It is therefore crucial to react correctly to a fire alarm.

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Fire & Care 03/2015 - Security systems become mobile

Fire & Care 03/2015 - Security systems become mobile

The mobility trend started with smartphones, which fundamentally changed the way we communicate with our environment. With business-to-business applications this topic is now becoming even more exciting. Trend analysts from Capgemini to Deloitte are convinced: Mobile devices will change the way we collect, prepare and share information – also in security engineering

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Fire & Care 02/2015 - Fire protection for historic buildings

Fire & Care 02/2015 - Fire protection for historic buildings

Baroque castles, historically-significant museums or famous churches. Buildings dating from days long past are a special challenge for plant-specific fire protection. But after all, protection of people and property is even here no problem and work not only effectively but also inconspicously in cultural treasures.

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Fire & Care 01/2015 - Fire detection in extreme situations

Fire & Care 01/2015 - Fire detection in extreme situations

There are situations that bring conventional fire alarm technology to its limits: For example if a room has to be cleaned hygienically with a high-pressure cleaner every day or if temperatures are constantly changing, e. g. in a bakery. Sometimes there is simply no room for conventional fire alarm systems or if they have to be invisible. But however complex the problem may be – Schrack Seconet has the right product for every situation.

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