Why compartmentation testing is overlooked and undervalued in fire safety – but is its key 
Compartmentation is related to firestopping in walls and floors, to reduce the spread of fire, and often to room integrity testing, to ensure that a room is sufficiently sealed, to hold in the gaseous extinguishing agent once it’s been actuated.…
British Company Coltraco Ultrasonics Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, for second time
Coltraco Ultrasonics are delighted to have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022. High-exporting advanced manufacturer Coltraco Ultrasonics won the Queen’s Award for International Trade in 2019 and are honoured to win it again in 2022 for Outstanding…
The mathematics of monitoring gaseous extinguishing systems
The fire industry uses scientific principles to enable its very existence. However, fire engineering designs are often based on formulas that technicians have no way of verifying as accurate. Fire engineers do not always understand the physical properties of the…
The ‘ungoverned space’ in the fire industry and safe fire engineering practices
Carl Hunter, Chairman of Coltraco Ultrasonics, gives his thoughts on the ungoverned space in the Fire Industry: ‘There continues to exist much ‘ungoverned space’ in the fire industry. Whether in regard to installation, commissioning, or servicing, there are too few…
Chinese Data Bao Cloud Centre choose to protect critical assets from fire risk

2020 will see an explosive growth of data and with more reliance on data centres, safety of life and assets has never been more critical. In 2020, spending on data centre systems is expected to amount to US$208*. In 2016…

Launching into 2020

Throughout 2019 Coltraco Ultrasonics have been listening to customer feedback. Launching into 2020, Coltraco Ultrasonics are proud to be sharing a Christmas gift of a brand new website. This is designed to make the customer digital experience as easy as…

Lifetime Achievement for UK Exporting’ Award goes to Carl Hunter OBE, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics

The winner of the inaugural BExA Lifetime Achievement Award, which seeks to honour a person who has provided exceptional service to the UK exporting community, is Carl Hunter, the CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics, a high-exporting manufacturer in the shipping, offshore oil…

GTR-BEXA celebrates ‘Young Exporter’ 2019 Award for Clare Hunter – Coltraco Ultrasonics

The winner of the GTR-BExA Young Exporter Award is Clare Hunter from Coltraco Ultrasonics. Hunter leads Coltraco’s marketing and communications strategy and coordinates its global network. She has been working for Coltraco for eight years and has participated in helping…

CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics awarded OBE in Queen’s Honours List – June 2019

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Prime Minister’s list for the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his Services to Business and International Trade, on Saturday 8th June 2019,…

BREAKING NEWS : Coltraco Ultrasonics Win The Queen’s Award For Enterprise: International Trade 2019

We are proud to announce that we are the winners of the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade, for Outstanding Continuous Growth in overseas sales over the last six years. We would like to thank all those who judged us…

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