An Overview of Hochiki's Water Leak Detection System.
Welcome to Hochiki's Water Leak Detection System, LEAKalarm. For further information on individual products, technical data and pricing, please visit our store.
Despite the understandably significant resources spent on mitigating loss through fire, there is a much greater threat to business continuity, that of disruption to business and asset damage through water leaks.
Statistics show that the most likely cause of claims in blocks of flats, hotels, retail premises and commercial buildings is water damage. It is now a commonly accepted fact by UK insurers that water leakage is now the costliest and most common claim made by commercial customers with a total loss in the UK alone approaching £800 million.
The financial market is particularly sensitive to these potential losses with Data Centre outages costing such businesses an average of £12,000 per minute, hourly losses on the Stock Exchange of around £4.5 million and Credit Card Clearance around £1.8 million.
The cost to businesses due to water leakage can therefore be significant and it is not just the obvious cost of physical damage to IT and other electronic equipment, plant, fixtures & fittings, stock and the fabric of the building. Like fire damage, even a seemingly minor water leak can result in temporary relocation, resultant increased employment costs, significant business interruption & loss of profits.
High quality products for the protection of marine type environments.
Linear detection through its Leak Detection Wire.
Point detection through its leak detection probe.
Fully addressable system.
The system has a range of attractive and unobtrusive control panels containing the alarm circuitry, power supply and has the facility for 24 hour battery standby.
Fully monitored detection
The wire and probes are continuously monitored. Any disconnection/fault is indicated on the control panel. All monitoring indicators can be repeated to remote repeater panels or via volt free contacts to a BMS.
Designed to protect areas where water ingress could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. Continuously detects for water leakage or moisture through two methods.
Easily installed, serviced and maintained with dedicated auxiliary alarm contacts and monitored alarm outputs.
The LEAKalarm system is adaptable to a broad range of environments and applications. From small, to very large areas, the cables and probes can be designed to fit almost any particular environment. LEAKalarm provides reliable, high sensitivity, water and leak detection in bespoke application specific installations. LEAKalarm is particularly useful in the following applications.
Addressable Leak Detection Panel. Ideal for large and complex installations. Allows the user to address each module with location-specific information, as well as featuring fully configurable remote outputs. A single loop control panel can support up to 254 probes, and over 12,700 metres of wire. Dual loop panel also available. RS485 data bus allows up to 32 additional expander cards to be incorporated. Product Code: LAAP-S-1
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