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What Is Automist® SmartScan?

The Automist® system, developed by Plumis, is a wall-mounted fire suppression system that uses smart technology to target and extinguish fires. Its innovative SmartScan design allows for rapid and efficient fire suppression using a targeted water mist system.

Plumis initially developed an under kitchen tap mounted water suppression system, which is still available for a Fire Engineering approach or as an enhanced Fire Safety feature. Following this design system a fixed head wall-mounted system, which proved very popular, easier to fit and more versatile, was then designed.

Advancements in technology saw the introduction of a SmartScan fixed head system, whereby a rotating nozzle is fixed on the wall 1220-1400mm up from the floor. Fire will activate the spray head via a ceiling-mounted heat detector.

The SmartScan system uses one discharge head per pump. Further advancements in technology, testing and validity led to the launch of the Hydra® system where each pump can now activate up to 6 discharge heads. This advancement has allowed us greater ease and flexibility to fit this world-class system into a wider variety of new and existing commercial or residential properties.

Plumis’ Automist® SmartScan is the only water mist system in the UK to be third-party tested by Exova Warrington fire and scrutinised by BSI. The innovative water mist system went through rigorous testing on near, far, shielded and ventilated fires and passed all the vital safety checks required on conventional and water mist fire sprinklers, as set by BS 9252 and BS 8458. Therefore, this system has a Registered Detail and Certificate of Verification.

Why Choose Automist®?

2 Minutes

Designed to detect fires and activate fast.


Less water used than a traditional sprinkler.

A space-saver

Pump can be installed in kitchen unit.

How Does Automist® SmartScan Work?

A wireless or wired ceiling-mounted heat detector continuously monitors temperature changes in the room. When a heat rise is detected, the detector signals an alarm to all linked sprinklers. When multiple heat detectors identify a heat increase, the fire sprinkler head with a direct view of the fire will lock onto the heat source and communicate this to the control panel.

The rotating sprinkler head scans its environment to locate the source of the fire using an infrared sensor and intelligent algorithm. Once the sprinkler system has located the fire, it directs a high-pressure jet of water mist at the fire. The water jet is very powerful, delivering 5.6 litres of water per minute in a vertical water mist blade made up of droplets less than 100 µm in size. The dense mist starves the fire of oxygen at its base, working to rapidly suppress the fire and eventually extinguish, creating survivable conditions that allow any trapped individuals to formulate escape routes.

With Automist, fire protection is easy, efficient and enhanced.

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Phone: 01558 823056/07527 554627
11 Caledfwlch, Cwmifor, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 7BT
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