Alarm Initiating Device

Alarm Initiating Device

In fire safety an alarm initiating device or actuating device is an electro-mechanical or electronic device that can be manually or automatically operated to initiate a fire alarm signal received by fire detection control and indicating equipment ("FDCIE"). 

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