Here are some of the frequently asked questions we get from our customers at NPHS.
ICO has a pair of volt free contacts for fire and fault; allowing it to be connected to third party equipment such as fire systems.
ICO must be installed and commisioned by a Certified ICO Installer in order to conform to the BS:8458 watermist standard.
Yes, installing ICO without removing the plasterboard is much like installing spotlights. The easy fixing nozzles and the flexible tube make this especially straightforward making it a hassle-free addition to any property.
The self test will be performed once a month at the same time that the pump was initially powered on.
Each nozzle contains a frangible bulb, that heats up in the event of a fire this then bursts activating the system and allows mist to exit the nozzle.
The ICO system has passed witnessed testing of all of the required BS8458 standard tests.
The pump unit is 350mm x 281mm x 270mm. Nothing must be placed on top of the pump and a 200mm air gap must be maintained around the unit once installed . The weight of the pump is 16kg.