A quality solution to prevent misuse of emergency exit doors

The Smart+Shield, which is solely distributed by Vimpex throughout the UK is a straightforward but high quality device that has been designed specifically to safeguard emergency exit doors.

Building Managers need solutions to ensure effective fire safety practices are in place. The Smart+Shield is an excellent solution to discourage the misuse of emergency exit doors and can be used across multiple applications.

When Vimpex acquired the legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security and its brands from Evac+Chair International, the company also acquired all products previously distributed by Sigma, including the GFS Smart+Shield product.

Managing Director of Vimpex Ltd, James Jones comments on the Smart+Shield product "We are relaunching the Smart+Shield product in the UK as a high quality and reliable solution to the continued nuisance caused by misuse of fire exit doors."

The main features and benefits of the Smart+Shield product include:

·      Variants suitable for all door types such as push bars and panic bars for diverse applications such as schools and hospitals

·      Visually effective and robust housing ensures that Smart+Shield provides a strong visual deterrent against misuse of fire exit doors

·      Fluorescent strip displaying text to identify an emergency exit in the dark

·      Unauthorised use will activate a loud security alarm

·      A delayed alarm to ensure emergency exit doors are not kept open

·      Can be connected to remote monitoring systems.

Smart+Shield is available for immediate purchase from Vimpex. Visit our website to download the product brochure and datasheet.

Vimpex is Europe's leading independent manufacturer and distributor of high-quality fire evacuation and alarm system products for installers, distributors and OEM manufacturers. The company are also specialists in the supply of technical rescue and PPE equipment for the UK fire, rescue, police, military and emergency services teams.