FAQ: Fog Cannons
We get asked a lot about how fog cannons work and are they safe so we’ve put together a list of our most frequently asked questions.
If you have any other questions you’re wanting answers to, please email us at INFO@BONLINETECH.NZ or give us a call on 0800 618 101, we’d be happy to help.
Converts harmless fluid into a dense disorientating fog.
Intruders cannot argue with anti-intrusion Fog, it simply eliminates the ability to wreak the havoc they intended.
While instantly converting harmless fluid into a dense disorientating fog when an unattended property is invaded, or at the press of a button it can shroud innocent bystanders creating an opportunity for escape while intruder attention is diverted to the Fog rapidly enveloping them.
The innovative liquid formula developed by UR Fog with a high percentage of glycol ensures a dense fog that is totally impenetrable. The fog produced is, by far, the densest of all those produced by the various fogging systems on the market thanks to the composition of the fog liquid and the exclusive deployment technology.
Speed and density make a difference. Fog Systems provide instant security protection.
Alarm systems can just inform you about the theft but cannot help to avoid it. The thieves take less than 3 minutes to commit a crime as they usually know where to go and what to steal. The police need at least 15 minutes to reach the place.
A FOGGING SYSTEM BECOMES ESSENTIAL TO PREVENT THEFT AND TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PROPERTY.
In just a few seconds you obtain zero visibility and inability to act, avoiding other possible damage inside the property.
No, the dense security fog is quite harmless. The fog can be compared to “disco smoke”. It’s safe for humans, animals and surroundings including computers.
UR FOG fogging systems are manufactured in Europe to the highest standard. Fog fluid is not dangerous for people and animals and does not leave a residue.
Our team are experts, we know how important it is to you to minimise disruption to your business – we can have your fog cannon installed within 2 hours including training your staff on how to operate it.
Ajax Ready UR Fog systems are compatible with all Ajax alarm systems and can be activated by 3 modes – By motion detection, alarm visual verification or anti-robbery panic button activation. Any Ajax sensor can be programmed to automatically trigger the Fogging system to activate. The Ajax panic button, remote or App can be used to trigger the Fog system manually or the Ajax MotionCam can deliver a series of photos to your phone quickly to give you or your monitoring company the ability to assess the situation (visual verification) before Fog is deployed.UR FOG fogging systems are manufactured in Europe to the highest standard. Fog fluid is not dangerous for people and animals and does not leave a residue.
There is no reason a fog cannon can not be installed in any property, however majority of installs are for retail/commercial premises.
The UR Fog System does not require regular control testing. With unrivalled fog emission speed and density the UR Fog system has a patented pump system that does not require regular control testing yet carries a standard of reliability reflected by the 10 year warranty for this part of the system.
10 year warranty
We stock 2 options depending on the size of the room you’re trying to fill.
The Ajax Ready Modular 200 Fog System can fill a 200m3 room (approx. 10m x 8m x 2.4m) in 28 seconds or a 600m3 room to less than 1.5m visibility (Industry Standard).
- Single Shot Coverage to less than 1m = 200m3
- Single Shot Coverage to less than 1.5m = 600m3
- Total discharge capacity of full bag = 850m3
The Ajax Ready Modular 400 Fog System can fill a 400m3 room (approx. 12m x 14m x 2.4m) in 46 seconds or a 1200m3 room to less than 1.5m visibility (Industry Standard).
- Single Shot Coverage to less than 1m = 400m3
- Single Shot Coverage to less than 1.5m = 1200m3
- Maximum emission shot time = 46 seconds
- Total discharge capacity of full bag = 1200m3
The 500ml replaceable fluid bag provides at least 4 shots of maximum duration Fog dispensing (UR Fog Modular 200)
The 750ml replaceable fluid bag provides at least 3 shots of maximum duration Fog dispensing (UR Fog Modular 400)
Easily refilled by yourself, so no need for technician call out fees.
Ajax Ready UR Fog systems are compatible with all Ajax alarm systems and have replaceable Fog Fluid Bags for both UR Fog Modular 200 (500ml fluid bag) and UR Fog Modular 400 (750ml fluid bag). Fluid bags are connected via a simple push-connector and can remain in the cardboard box to hold it in position. Contents is non-toxic.The 750ml replaceable fluid bag provides at least 3 shots of maximum duration Fog dispensing (UR Fog Modular 400)
In armed mode (ready to activate) the UR Fog system consumes less power than a 40W lightbulb. Average consumption 37W
In armed mode (ready to activate) the UR Fog system consumes less power than a 60W lightbulb. Average consumption 48W
The fog cannon will retain the ability to activate as programmed for over 1 hour if mains power is disconnected. Ajax notifies the user or monitoring company of any loss of connection or power interruption within minutes.
We’re proudly based in the Waikato, with over 20 years experience in the security industry. B:Alarmed & B:Online have joined forces offering high quality security products to protect your business.
We’re based in the Waikato and service the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Auckland regions.
Yes. B:Online/B:Alarmed are registered installers for the MBIE Government Fog Cannon Subsidy Scheme (up to $4,000) in Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty Region.
B:Alarmed also holds a Private Security Personnel License which is a special Government Security Clearance provided under the PSPLA. So you know you’re in safe hands. You can check on the register here
Yes. B:Online/B:Alarmed are registered installers in Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty Region for the Government $4,000 Fog Cannon Subsidy.
The scheme covers the cost of the fog cannon only. There will be a small charge for installation/travel, however the exact cost breakdown will be provided to you in our detailed quote.