Any colour you want!

Henry Ford famously said, “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants, so long as it is black”. Well, that’s not quite the case here – in fact, nothing we make at SEP comes in black as standard. But that didn’t stop us making one customer particularly happy when we put our ethos of ‘Responsive, Flexible …

Two years on…

On 14th June 2017, 72 lives were tragically lost, many many more deeply impacted, and others across the world affected in one way or another due to the horrifying events which unfolded at Grenfell Tower within the affluent borough of Kensington in London. What started as a small kitchen fire in a smart-looking but far from affluent building, quickly turned into …

SEP renew Manchester Giants sponsorship

Following last year’s sponsorship partnership with local sports and community basketball club, Manchester Giants, we are proud to confirm that a deal has now been agreed for next season. The advertising exposure and support deal continues to include court-side branding at the Giants’ home venue, kit sponsorship (with our logo taking pride of place on the top rear of home …

orifice plate supplier

Product Focus: Orifice Fittings

We talk a lot about our range of manufactured ‘large items’, such as air compressors, Zone Guardian flow switch testing devices, pump initiation boards, alarm valve booster pumps, domestic & residential booster sets etc. However, maybe we don’t talk enough about our selection of smaller accessories. One range of these is our orifice fittings, where we are able to offer …

FM Approval progress for our ZG

It’s another long (and expensive) road – so far 18 months since the original enquiry and almost 12 months since the formal application – but we are now in a position to report that a landmark step has been made in our attempt to secure FM approval for our LPCB-approved ZONE GUARDIAN . Our enquiries to FM actually started in …

CE-marking

After a long, drawn-out, and quite costly review of our CE-marking requirements and obligations, we are very pleased to advise our customers of a new investment which assures full traceability of our key safety tests and quality assurance processes. As you may know, European law requires detailed attention to be paid to all design, mechanical, electrical and various other aspects …

SEP – “Slicker Engineered Products”?

As most of our customers will know, we are constantly trying to find ways to improve: our products our customers’ experience of installing and maintaining them the end-user perception of the absolute quality of what they are paying for With this in mind, we are in the process of making a number of design tweaks to our compressor range: A brand …

fire sprinkler saves

Fire Sprinkler Saves

We think it’s both useful and interesting to consolidate and report a selection of recent fire sprinkler ‘saves’ and other related news – the more of these that there are, the better for everyone… whether it be building occupants, property owners, insurers, fire service personnel or the industry itself. Here are some to digest: On 6th January 2019, fire crews attended …

pump initiation boards

Advantages of our Pump Initiation Boards

As our customers will know, we are a significant supplier of top quality pump initiation boards in both the traditional BS5306 and the latest BS EN 12845 styles, in pressure ratings of up to 40 bar. We are, of course, well-aware that there are cheaper alternatives available in the marketplace however, although on the face of it such savings may …

SEP sponsors BAFSA sprinkler leaflet

We are excited to have been one of a small number of sponsors to have helped BAFSA print a massive 100,000 (yes, one tenth of a million) information leaflets! Produced last year, but realising that any information leaflet is no use unless it can be distributed to those who may most benefit, BAFSA asked for help to be able to commission …