Issue: 7/03

The National Fire Protection Association's World Safety Conference & Exposition(R) recently took place at the Dallas Convention Center in May. Several new and innovative products for the fire protection industry were on display. Here are some of the highlights of the show. And be sure to visit for a more comprehensive listing.

The Soffi-Steel System from Grice Engineering is a connecting system for fire sprinkler piping that is virtually indestructible and tamper-resistant. Available in two standard shapes: the L-Shield for installations at the wall/ceiling or wall/floor line, and the U-Shield for ceiling or vertical drop installations. Either configuration can be manufactured to virtually any length, width and thickness (to 16 gauge). Grice Engineering. Circle 12.