Petrochemical Industry

LHDC can be used as a standalone storage tank fire protection system or as an activation for a suppression system to protect the tanks from fatal damage.


Fire Detection Solutions for the Petrochemical Industry

Atmospheric Storage Tanks are used to store highly flammable products which makes them susceptible to major fires causing catastrophic damage.

The main cause for these fires is due to worn or damaged rim seals on the Floating Roof of the tanks. Linear Heat Detection Cable (LHDC) is a key component of the fire detection system.

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storage tank fire protection

Our Complete Fire Detection Solution

Designs of tanks can differ significantly amongst manufacturers and site needs; LHDC is flexible enough to accommodate these differences, providing an effective storage tank fire protection system.

Types of LHDC available include:

  • Intrinsically Safe (IS) operation by using certified IS Barriers / Isolators.
  • Rim Seal Fire Detection with LHDC.
  • Automated Cable Reeler or Retractable Cables.
  • Key switch mounted outside the Tank for Fire and Fault routine maintenance testing.

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