Flame Detection Technical Paper Published in the IFE Journal

Desensitisation of Optical Based Flame Detection in Harsh Offshore Environments. IFE July 2014

Micropack Engineering are pleased to announce that a technical paper written by one of our employees has been published in the July Edition of Institute of Fire Engineers Journal. Micropack's Lead Technical Safety Consultant James McNay BSc(Hons) MIFireE CFSP MIETreports on the difficulties designers face in the practical applications of optical flame detection. The full paper can be found with our technical papers section on our website, or our LinkedIn company page.

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About the Author
James McNay is Lead Technical Safety Consultant at Micropack (Engineering) Ltd and specialises in the design of fire and gas detection systems in the process industry. A €graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University, James’ career began in commercial re engineered design, however, a move into the energy industry shortly followed. While overseeing a team of technical safety consultants at the Micropack Headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland, he has had heavy involvement in the design of F&G detection systems in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, North Sea, Caspian Sea, Australia, Qatar, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Email: jmcnay@micropack.co.uk  

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