fire alarm system

Faisal Trading Corporation offers an extensive range of fire alarm systems ranging from simple manual fire alarm systems through to complex and integrated systems employing the latest technology for larger buildings. Our design team are able to tailor a solution to meet your specific needs.

There are two generic types of fire alarm system in use, these are the traditional conventional alarm systems and the newer more advanced analogue addressable alarm systems.

Key Components of a Fire Alarm System

The key components of the fire alarm system are the control panel, detectors and the alerting devices.

Control (Alarm) Panel
The control panel is the brain of the fire alarm system. The control panel constantly monitors the detectors installed throughout the protected facility for signs of fire. When a fire condition is detected the control panel can carry out a range of activities including:

 Sound the evacuation alarms for the facility.

 Notify the Fire Service.

 Notify the building management.

 Close fire and smoke doors.

 Start up smoke handling and ventilation systems.

 Initiate operation or shutdown of other building services.

FTC are able to offer a full range of control panels ranging from simple conventional fire alarm panels, through suppression release panels to intelligent fire alarm systems.


FTC  is able to offer a full range of detectors to suit a range of different environments and hazards including:

 Heat detectors

   Linear heat detectors

 Fibre optic linear heat detectors

 Ionization smoke detectors

 Optical smoke detectors

 Intelligent multi-criteria detectors

 Aspirating smoke detectors

 Beam detectors

 Flame detectors



Alerting Devices
FTC is able to offer an extensive range of alerting devices to suit your specific environment including speakers, sounders, strobes…

Types of Fire Alarm System

Type 2

A manual fire alarm system only, activated by manual call points.

Type 3

An automatic fire alarm system activated by heat detectors and manual call points.

Type 4

An automatic fire alarm system activated by smoke detectors and manual call points.

Type 5

Variation to a Type 4 that allows smoke detectors in some fire cells to sound a local alarm only, provided that heat detectors are also installed in those fire cells.

Type 6

An automatic fire sprinkler system and Type 2 manual fire alarm system.

Type 7

An automatic fire sprinkler system and Type 4 automatic fire alarm system


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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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