Applications

With almost 50 years’ of experience in the use of artificial smoke and a wide range of systems to chose from, we are in an unrivalled position to supply the equipment and advice best suited for your application.

Examples of some of the applications for which our products are used are detailed below. If your application doesn’t appear—don’t worry—we have almost certainly come across similar uses and we’ll be pleased to share our experiences and recommendations with you.

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Maritime Shipboard Fire Training

A fire at sea can be devastating.  Ensuring that crews are trained in safe but highly realistic conditions can help them tackle ... more »

LEV Testing, Spray Booth Clearance Testing & Air Tracing

  For many years, materials containing isocyanate have been the single biggest cause of occupational asthma in the UK. Vehicle ... more »

Leak Testing & Building Envelope Testing

Smoke is the perfect medium for discovering where leaks are and how big they are! Filling a 'leaky' building, ductwork, pipes, aircraft ... more »

Hot Fire Training

Concept's ViCount smoke generators are installed throughout the world in quality hot fire training centres - providing the most realistic ... more »

Fire Training, Emergency Evacuation & BA Training

Concept's smoke machines, with their class leading particle size and persistency, are ideally suited to creating realistic dense ... more »

Wind Tunnel Studies

For producing a point source of smoke in a wind tunnel environment, Concept have the Aerotech smoke system, with a heated tip on ... more »

Building Envelope, Energy Studies & Air Tightness Testing

The air tightness or leakage rate of a building is the uncontrolled flow of air through holes, gaps and cracks in the fabric of a ... more »

Professional Security Smoke Systems from Smoke Screen

About Concept Smoke Screen  In 1993 Concept launched the highly successful 'Smoke Screen' range. This was the first commercial ... more »

Large Scale External Exercises and Tunnel Testing

Making smoke in a very open environment or external environment can be a challenging! An oil-based smoke generator, such as a ViCount ... more »

PPV & Impulse Ventilation Testing

When water-based artificial smoke is introduced into a rapidly moving air stream, the particles that make up the artificial smoke ... more »

Cleanroom Solutions from Concept Smoke Systems

The correct functioning of HEPA filters is normally tested at the time of installation, as well as part of the routine maintenance ... more »

Oil Mist Generation

Concept’s OMG is used by many of the worlds leading specialists in Oil Mist Detection including Specs, Dr Horn , Honeywell, ... more »

Smoke Detector Testing

Concept smoke systems are used throughout the world for testing smoke detectors of all types. And by smoke detector manufacturers ... more »

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Testimonials

Building Envelope Technologies Ltd

"We have been using the ViCount unit now for some time as our main method of generating smoke for air leakage path identification as part of building airtightness tests.

The speed at which the unit builds smoke is very impressive and consistently in line with the guidance given by yourselves.

The nature and density of the smoke produced proves very effective when observed from outside the building giving sufficient time for and allowing easy observation of emerging smoke and leakage paths. The very persistent effect has allowed us to test buildings with volumes up to 40,000 m3 with just two units.

The very dry nature of smoke (i.e. small particle size) has meant that there have been no instances of contamination of the buildings following the test.

We have found the continuing technical support provided by Concept to be prompt and effective in answering queries and allowing us to get the most out of our equipment."