Abu Dhabi International, the second largest airport in the UAE, and one of the fastest growing in the world, has protected the new extension to its aviation fuel depot with Axis AX fire panels from Advanced.
With three passenger terminals serving 53 airlines and 12 millions annual passengers taking flights to to 85 destinations in 49 countries, the airport required cutting edge fire protection.
The fire system covers control rooms, office buildings, substations and operational areas. It comprises five Axis AX 4-loop panels, BACnet BMS integration and over 300 individual components and devices. The Axis AX panels supplied by Advanced are networked together in a fault-tolerant ‘ring network’ and then interfaced to a Programmable Logic Circuit (PLC) using redundant communication. Optical smoke detectors are specified in the main buildings, while flame and gas detectors are being used in operational areas, interfacing directly with the PLC.
Advanced’s Axis AX system has been designed to offer enhanced power and performance in a user-friendly format, offering a vast range of configuration, control and interface options all with simple set-up and operation and Advanced’s legendary service and quality. The Axis AX systems includes easily networked panels, audio panels and command centres, redundant controllers and a huge range of peripherals, devices and interfaces that make it ideal for almost any installation.