Kentec’s Next Generation Taktis Fire Panel For Largest Sites Takes Center Stage At Essen

Kentec is showcasing its market-leading, life-critical control systems at Security Essen, with its next-generation Taktis 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel taking centre stage.

The Taktis 16L extends the current Taktis fire panel to provide up to 144 zone indications. It supports more than 2,000 detection devices and can network up to 128 panels, making it ideal for the largest sites such as schools, hospitals, multi-site retail/supermarkets, critical infrastructure and major commercial and industrial facilities.

Also on Kentec’s stand and launched this year is the Ockular software solution, giving building managers complete control over fire detection and monitoring. It enables the creation of a 2D sitemap of any site or building to monitor fire safety and detection and automatically switches to an area where a fire device has been activated to allow immediate viewing and investigation of an event.

Visitors will also see how Vizulinx, a sophisticated yet easy-to-use fire alarm management solution, enables building managers and service providers to monitor and control fire systems remotely. It passes fire system events via e-mail, SMS, Modbus and BACnet message format using a standard IP connection.

Kevin Swann, Managing Director of Kentec, says its range of products have been designed to make customers’ lives easier:

“We are looking forward to demonstrating to visitors how Kentec’s suite of products have been conceived, designed and manufactured with both the end user and installer in mind.

“Taktis 16L takes us to an exciting new era where the panel can be used to protect the very largest sites and infrastructures, while Vizulinx and Ockular have been developed to ensure fire detection management is highly efficient, practical and effective.”


From the extinguishing side, Kentec’s robust and easy-to-install Sigma XT and Syncro XT ranges will be on display.

The show takes place on the 25-28 September 2018, and attracts more than 1,000 exhibitors and 42,000 trade visitors.