Fire Training, Emergency Evacuation & BA Training

The Fire Training Range, designed and manufactured by Concept, has been developed to add realism to training scenarios or any type of fire safety training.  For complete portability, unbeatable reliability and quality smoke output, the Colt 4 Turbo is in a class of it's own.  For large scale applications the ViCount is the ultimate choice for fire training.  With almost 50 years experience in the generation of artificial smoke for fire brigades, Concept are in an unrivaled position to supply the equipment and advice best suited for your application! 

Concept's smoke machines, with their class leading particle size and persistency, are ideally suited to creating realistic dense smoke concentrations suitable for confined space training, emergency evacuation and breathing apparatus training.

For large, heavily-used fixed training facilities, the ViCount system is normally recommended, as its running costs are dramatically lower than most other systems thanks to the incredible hang time of ViCount smoke. The ViCount requires an inert gas supply to operate (e.g. CO2 or Nitrogen cylinders) and after every operation, this gas is used to clean the filters and the heat exchanger, which means ViCounts are virtually maintenance free.

For other BA chambers, Aircraft Fuselages or Ship Training applications the Colt 4 Turbo or Spirit 900A would be recommended. These are simple, reliable smoke generators producing the most persistent water based smoke currently available.


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Our Users Say: 

"During nearly 20 years working with the fire brigade and as a fire consultant I have never come across a better smoke machine than the Colt 4.

We use it for training of our BA crews, we use it for training large companies to evacuate their personnel and we use it for training shipcrews to act right in a smoke filled environment.

The machine is light, easy to handle and it creates a tremendously good, persistent and realistic smoke!

Hans Christiansson
Fire consultant and ex Fire Officer at the fire brigade of Stockholm, Sweden.

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Surrey Fire & Rescue

"Reliability - We have three ViCount generators, two of which are at least 10 years old.  These are extremely reliable as is the new one.

Smoke Quality - Very good quality of smoke at all times providing excellent conditions within the fire house as required.

Running Costs - The amount of training provided from each drum is very good.

Sales Support - Always very good.  Whenever we have required assistance or advice there has always been somebody available to help. 

Just to confirm we are extremely happy with the service and support you provide!"