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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PPV Demo Frankfurt with ViCount smoke

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US Coast Guard

Following a smoke training exercise on board the USNS Regulus, a crewmember firefighter was quoted:

"That was unbelievable down there. I couldn’t see a thing. I was completely disorientated. I thought I knew where everything was located, but now I realise I only had a vague awareness"