01st October 2019

The Fire Loss Prevention Forum of India (FLPFI) was delighted to take part and deliver a presentation on automatic fire sprinklers at Fire India 2019, the largest fire and safety show in Asia.

The FLPFI is a not-for-profit organisation, formed to provide a knowledge-sharing platform to discuss and promote robust loss prevention practices and solutions against fire and explosions. Fire India 2019 - held at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from the 19-21 September - brought together key industry buyers, suppliers and other key stakeholders. With over 170 exhibitors and welcoming more than 11,000 delegates, the three-day conference and exhibition saw fire safety professionals exchange ideas, share knowledge and take part in networking opportunities, making it the ideal forum for the FLPFI to participate.

This major industry event saw the FLPFI’s Executive Secretary and International Codes and Standards Consultant for FM Global Srikanth Yajjala deliver an engaging and well-attended presentation on Automatic Fire Sprinklers – Protecting You and Your Property Day and Night.

His presentation focused on the evolution of sprinkler technology, critical sprinkler characteristics that affect performance of sprinklers, changes in terminology used to categorise sprinklers, and the difference between control vs suppression performance. He also showed side-by-side demonstrations of sprinklered vs unsprinklered storage fires.

Srikanth Yajjala commented: “Fire India is a must attend event which provided us with excellent networking opportunities and enabled us to drive greater awareness of loss prevention practices and solutions against fire and explosions.”

Supporting fire loss prevention education, awareness, training and information sharing at a national level has never been more important. The FLPFI aims to help drive regulatory change and promote best practice. It’s ‘build to last’ philosophy focuses on lost prevention standard and loss prevention technologies that support building resilience in India.