Conventional Flame Proof Manual Call Point


Conventional Flame proof Manual call point

This Call Point used for instant manual actuation of fire alarm system is designed to be explosion/flame proof. It and can be triggered by breaking the glass with the provided hammer and requires no manual reset. This unit is made suitable for industrial applications involving flammable gases etc.

Exclusive Features
  • Flameproof enclosure
  • Attached hammer for actuation
  • No manual reset required
  • Low standby current
  • Corrosion Protection
  • Soft addressing
  • Electrical supervision
Technical Summary

Electrical Specifications
Operating voltage : Nominal  12/24VDC
                                   Minimum 9VDC
                                    Maximum 26VDC
Quiescent current : 2µA
Alarm current : 25mA at 24V
                            12mA at 12V

General Specifications
Type of protection : Flameproof-Exd
Area classification : Safe area
Apparatus standard : IS-2148/81

Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions(HxW) : 215x105mm
Material : Aluminium Lm6
Weight : 3kg(Approx.)
IP Protection : IP 65
Finish : Anti corrosive epoxy powder coated
Cable Entry : 2 x 3/4” ET
Gasket : Neoprene
Hardware : Stainless Steel(SS-304)

Know More

What is a Manual Call Point? 

Manual Call Points (MCP) are devices that are used to manually trigger the fire alarm system. It is to be used only after the confirmation of existence of  fire in the building. They can also be used at the time of other potential threats such as terrorism, earthquakes etc. to alert the occupants for immediate evacuation. 

Where & how should a Manual Call Points be installed?

MCPs should be installed at exit prone areas of the building that include staircases, escape routes, against main doors and corridors.

They should be positioned such that no person travels beyond 12 meters to activate the nearest call point. Or, there should be a maximum gap of 24 meters between two nearest call points.

They should also be mounted at a height of about 1.5 meters from the floor to ease actuation.  

What are the variants of Manual Call Points?

  • Push Button type :  Actuated by pushing the button. These are mostly used at indoors of an office space, residences etc. and often comes with a protective flip cover to avoid malicious activation.
  • Break Glass type : They are triggered by breaking the glass and pushing the inside button, or by just breaking the glass. These can be used indoors at industries, residences etc.
  • Explosion Proof type : Mostly found suitable for outdoors or industrial purpose. It is actuated by breaking the glass.
  • Weather proof type :  Again a suitable variant for outdoors and industrial applications. They are triggered by breaking the glass.


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