Unplanned shutdowns in worksites are often attributed to worn out equipment that is poorly maintained. In most cases, the valves have exceeded their lifespan, causing them to stop functioning at times, causing false alarms. While technology is available for valve monitoring, many companies are not keen on investing in it because of the prohibitive costs of trenching and hardwiring all of the appropriate equipment. As a result, many companies are risking safety and security to save some money.

Marchwood Integrated recognised this gap in the market, so they developed the Wireless FM3010 approved system to connect with any FM approved device. This wireless system is the first of its kind in the market, enabling instant updates on all installed valves across multiple sites with a fully supported solution. In addition, it’s intelligent, reliable, and easily scalable to meet the needs of your worksite. Thus, making it an excellent long-term investment for valve monitoring.

With this wireless system in place, you can be confident all your critical assets are properly monitored. A routine maintenance strategy can likewise be created to prevent unplanned downtime due to shutdowns which we all know can be costly and, not to mention, frustrating. It ensures increased production uptime, reduces maintenance costs and improves your worksite fire detection and safety.

With FM3010, you can trust that your system will optimally perform in the event of an emergency.

What you need to know about the Wireless FM3010 technical features/benefits:

  • Used to monitor a wide range of valves, including OS&Y, Butterfly, Ball, Post
  • Indication, Non Rising Spindle and Sluice Valves
  • 1000m Line of Sight Communications
  • FM 3010 approval
  • All communication devices are FCC-Approved
  • 2.4Ghz Transmission negates concerns regarding transmission compliance
  • Instantaneous alert notifications for fault, supervisory alarm, and low battery states
  • Cell/mobile Modem communications or direct into local IT network

How the Wireless FM3010 can be used with your Fire Safety System

The Wireless FM3010 enables rapid assessment and response to ensure the fastest possible resolution, with minimal impact on the operations.

Here’s how valve monitoring works. First, using smart technology, the Digital Input Modules connect and report to the site controller. The site controller then reports to the fire panel interface. The site controller can also communicate with the webserver or MIMs software (supplementary use). Then, the fire panel interface connects to an external FM Approved conventional or addressable fire alarm control panel (FACP).

In other words, the Marchwood Integrated Wireless FM3010 is designed to be a failsafe system that will give its users the ability to monitor everything from planning, predictive maintenance remotely, planned maintenance, to assessment, to response, by delivering real-time information around the clock.

We are an authorised distributor of Marchwood Integrated FM3010. If you want to know more about this smart technology, contact us.

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