About us

Autoquench specialise in the design, supply, installation & maintenance of fully automatic fire suppression and domestic and residential fire sprinkler systems. Based in Birmingham, West Midlands, the Company is well located at the centre of the UK motorway network enabling easy access to all parts of the UK.

National coverage including London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

 

Areas of specialisation include:

 

RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLERS AND DOMESTIC FIRE SPRINKLERS TO BS9251:2014

Autoquench are an established Fire Protection Company, and have been installing residential sprinklers for more than 15 years. We are founder members of the Residential Sprinkler  Association and continue to promote the use of residential and domestic fire sprinklers throughout the UK. Designs are created using BS9251 Hydraulic Calculation software to esure full conformance to Standards for both domestic and residential schemes.

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WATER MISTING SYSTEMS FOR BIN AND STORAGE AREAS IN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS

We are also a leading UK supplier of automatic non-deluge fire suppression equipment for use in confined spaces. We developed the original AQ2000 fire suppression system using low pressure water misting to protect high-risk storage areas in multi-storey buildings, hospitals and hotels, resulted in many hundreds of the systems being installed throughout the UK and Ireland. The deployments of the AQ2000 product has virtually eliminated fires in refuse storage areas of high-rise buildings.

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FIXED, SELF-POWERED FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS FOR CONFINED SPACES

The range has now been extended with the development of additional products including the AQ90 ceiling mounted extinguishers, in a variety of options suitable for OEM use, with applications from underground coal mining to student kitchens. to Retail Merchandising Units in shopping malls.

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Our Customers

 

Mainly business to business, we work with Architects, Building Control and Fire Safety Officers our Customers include Manufacturers, Builders, Local Authorities, and other Public Utilities covering Housing, Hotels, Hospitals, Airports, and Shopping Malls. We have had a long relationship with many of our Customers, having supplied many of them for more than ten years.

 

Our products

 

AQ3000 - Domestic fire sprinklers and residential fire sprinklers

The AQ3000 is a fully automatic residential sprinkler system to BS9251. Designed primarily for the domestic and residential environment, the concealed sprinklers are small, neat and are completely unobtrusive.

Key Advantages

Reliable and robust. Fully concealed. Allows design freedoms and open planning. Minimal running costs. Main applicationsResidential buildings - Multi-occupancy properties, nursing homes, schools and Hospitals. Domestic properties - Houses and bungalows, apartments. Other buildings - Temporary accommodation, manufactured homes.

 

AQ2000 - Rubbish store fire suppression systems

Totally flexible, fully automatic fire suppression and protection system, to protect areas of up to 1000 square feet using mains water only. Output options include sirens, beacons and remote signalling. Designed specificaaly for high-rise buildings

Key Advantages

Early fire detection and suppression. Minimum water usage - misting not deluge. Easy to retrofit. Low running costs. Main applications: Communal bin rooms in high rise blocks of flats. Currently over 400 systems installed throughout the UK and Ireland.

 

AQ90 'Firestop' automatic fire extinguishers

Simple, automatic fire suppression for smaller applications. Totally self powered, to be installed over, or adjacent to the hazard. OEM versions for special applications.

Key Advantages

Simple, low cost integrated design is easy to install. Self powered dry powder - no electrical supply needed.  Applications: Boiler rooms, RMU kiosks, kitchinettes, and other hazards in confined spaces.