Road and railway tunnels

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Tunnel installations include conditions with dirt, dust, moisture, and corrosive environments. Conventional technology often fails to provide a reliable and cost-effective protection solution. Forced by the conditions, conventional detectors tend to result in false alarms and often lead to significant maintenance outlays. The TASC Linear Detection System is designed to minimize operating costs and to operating with maximum reliability even in adverse conditions such as:

- Dirty, dusty and corrosive environments.
- High humidity and dynamic temperature fluctuations.
- Solvent fumes and radiation.
- ATEX classified areas with gas or dust.

The most dangerous incident that can occur in a tunnel is a FIRE. Due to the fuel of the vehicles that circulate in tunnels and/or the transport of dangerous goods, the possible fires that could be generated in a tunnel would be of great calorific power. In addition to this, there would be a high presence of toxic gases, poor visibility due to smoke, disorientation of users, emergency exits difficult to locate and the so-called "oven effect".

Here are some examples of technologies that you could apply with our help:

Fiber optic linear heat detection
Digital sensor cable linear heat detection
Gas Detection
Special Installation Accessories

Find out more about road and rail tunnel protection in these guides:

GA-101 Fire detection in tunnels with fibre optic sensor cable
GA-104 Fire detection in tunnels with digital sensor cable

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