ZONE GUARDIAN approval granted!

It’s been many months in the waiting but we finally have LPCB approval for our ZONE GUARDIAN flow switch testing device! We unveiled the device, which streamlines the mandatory quarterly testing of sprinkler system water flow detectors, back in November of last year (2016) to much excitement from the industry. Interest and initial enquiries poured in, much to the delight …

duplex compressor station

How many engineers does it take to build 7 duplex compressor stations in 3 weeks…?

Back in May, we were approached by an existing customer, Protec Energy, with an unusual enquiry… The need was for seven ‘compressors with duty and standby’ – effectively our duplex compressor station – something we do regularly but not often. The project is part of the Lynemouth Power Station Biomass Conversion, fire protection covering the biomass handling from the Port of Tyne …

Grundfos residential booster pump sets

Our Updated Residential Booster Pump Sets

With a growing demand for residential sprinkler systems, we have expanded our range of residential booster pump sets to include the Grundfos FireSAFE model. Designed for flexibility of installation and easy maintenance, each model in the Grundfos FireSAFE domestic range complies with BS9251:2014* and incorporates a specially designed controller. The controller’s programme is fixed and operational settings can only be …

Integrated Air Maintenance Device

New Compressor Integrated Air Maintenance Device

SEP is pleased to announce that, following a period of development and testing in response to an exciting enquiry and subsequent order from a major customer, we are now able to offer our ‘compressor with receiver’ models with an integrated air maintenance/bypass device. As most of our customers will be aware, our compressors already incorporate as many of the LPC …

We’re moving, again!

Sale Engineering moved from its ‘Warrington lockup’ to our current workshop in 2010 due to growth and a drive to hold more stock for customer convenience. Well, due to further growth, a desire to try and hold more stock of our most popular ranges (we were challenged to keep up with demand late last year!) and of course the launch …

Compressor Test and Drain Device

Compressor Test & Drain Device

We are aware from discussions with several customers that some LPC site inspectors are pulling up compressor installations which do not meet all of the relevant requirements (LPC, EN12845 or any other). One such discussion has led to us developing a compact compressor test and drain device which allows the installed air compressor to be isolated for testing or maintenance, …

flow testing device

ZONE GUARDIAN Flow Testing Device Update

We have more good news this month on our progress in relation to the ZONE GUARDIAN flow testing device approval. We recently had our factory production control audit which was carried out by the approval body – and, apart from an apparently perfectly normal number of ‘paperwork’ issues, we’re in good shape. What this effectively means – in a nutshell …

Belt-driven compressors

Belt-driven compressors price cut

Most of our customers will be very familiar with our standard range of wall-mounted compressors (the 550S, 850S or 850T – with or without receiver; standard or low pressure) which are compact units with a free-air output of ~5.5 or ~8.5 cfm depending on pressure. Some will also have seen our duplex station which doubles the standard outputs at lower …

compressor maintenance company

Two tales of happy customer service

Big job, well done Throughout September and October we were working with a new customer on a requirement for compressors which then became one of our largest single orders of recent history. We secured the order at a time of staff change and extremely high levels of activity across the board, and it had to be delivered in stages before …

ZONE GUARDIAN flow test device

Zone Guardian flow test device – trademark certificate and approvals update

We are happy to report that enquiries for our new ZONE GUARDIAN flow test device continue to arrive almost daily. Several orders have been secured and delivered by us and our partner, Zeffire, but of course we don’t expect to see full growth until product approval is achieved – which we are working on as quickly as possible. Last week …