Posted on June 23, 2015

International Gulf Trading Company (IGTC)-Chubb Fire Qatar, the country’s leading supplier of fire safety equipment and security solutions, has conducted a seminar on the new technologies of the Fairbanks Nijhuis fire pump as well as on the different types of centrifugal pumps. The seminar, which was held at the Oryx Rotana Hotel, was well attended by consultants, developers and Qatar Civil Defence Department personnel, who were all keen to learn more about some the latest fire-fighting equipment.

Among the speakers at the seminar were Mr. Watheq Katbi, Sales Director of Commercial & Industrial Flow Technology - Global Business Unit at PENTAIR MEA; Mr. Warren Hill, Director at Eaton – Cuttler Hummer; and Mr. Justin Strousse Director of Global Sales at Clarke Fire Protection Products, Inc. Mr. Katbi gave an introduction on Panetair-Fairbanks Morse Pump Manufacturer and also discussed about Understanding Fire Pumps Systems, Fire Pump Controller Start-Up Details and Procedures, Diesel System and Start-Up Review.

IGTC-Chubb Fire Qatar holds 2 [].jpgMeanwhile, Mr. Hill Fire Pump Controllers, particularly about Inspection, Testing and Maintenance; Applying NFPA 20 Codes; Pressure Sensing Line - Proper Installation; Auto/Manual Testing and Emergency Start Procedures; Jockey Pump Controllers - Digital Display; and Programming. Lastly, Mr. Strousse discussed about Diesel Engines and explained more on Installation Requirements as per NFPA20; New FM1333 Requirements; Heat Exchanger vs. Radiator Cooled Engines; Engine Only Enclosures (Weather Proof and Sound Attenuated); and Start-Up Review.

“IGTC-Chubb Fire has been relentless in our pursuit of offering the most advanced and latest technologies that will further raise the standards of fire-fighting capabilities in Qatar,” said Mr Rami Al Batrawi, General Manager of IGTC-Chubb Fire Qatar. “Along with our offering of the finest products and services, IGTC-Chubb Fire Qatar is also committed to constantly providing the necessary knowledge and training to every stakeholder who is involved in keeping the community safe and well-protected.”