PPV & Impulse Ventilation Testing

  • Giving invaluable, highly realistic hands on training
  • Fixed installations or portable systems
  • Smoke does not evaporate like conventional water based training smoke
  • Teach candidates to clear smoke-filled environments quickly & efficiently
  • Used to demonstrate the pros and cons of negative & positive pressure ventilation 
  • 50 years experience in the generation of artificial smoke


When water-based artificial smoke is introduced into a rapidly moving air stream, the particles that make up the artificial smoke evaporate much more quickly than they do in a static environment.

So if you are looking to produce an artificial smoke that better represents the smoke created by a real fire, we would always recommend the ViCount smoke generator, the smoke from which is virtually unaffected by fast moving air streams.  Used world wide PPV training centre's and to test impulse ventilation systems.

A Home Office report into PPV (Positive pressure Ventilation) by the Head of the Fire Experimental Unit, Fire Research & Development concluded that the concept behind the technique of PPV was relatively easy to understand and the equipment simple to operate, but stressed the need for extensive training.

 

 

 

 

 

Our Users Say:

"We use smoke generators for fire simulations and positive pressure ventilation training for approx 10 hours per week.  The smoke adds realistic conditions for Fire Fighters to train in but with safety in mind.

Compared to our other generators, the Spirit 900 has much lower running costs." 

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+44 (0) 1628 825 555 / info@conceptsmoke.com

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Kidde Fire Training

We are manufacturers of all types of Fire Training Equipment i.e. Fire Houses, Aircraft, Ships etc and use the Concept range of Smoke Heads and Smoke Machines, in particular the ViCount 5000, over the last 15 years.

We use the oil based smoke system which produces smoke that will not dissipate when subjected to heat unlike water based smoke systems.

The Concept units have proven to be very reliable and robust when operated and maintained in accordance with Concept operating and maintenance instructions.

We have installed around 500 units some of which have been in service since being installed 15 years ago.

We have found Concept Engineering:

  • Provide excellent pre sales service
  • Supply superior oil based smoke machines
  • Provide excellent after sales service
  • Provide excellent technical support
  • Provide excellent telephone support