Kidde-Fenwal 116-BD-501

Marine BD-501 Heat Detector Head, Config. 56-88 deg.C, PCB Coated, IP 56, SelfVerify

Condition: New
Brand: Kidde-Fenwal
Status: Active
SKU: 174640
Manufacturer Part #: 116-BD-501


BD-501 is a point heat detector for detection of rise in environment temperature caused by a fire. The detector is designed for use with Autronica’s interactive fire detection systems.

The SelfVerify function ensures the highest grade of reliability. All units comprising this function are automatically tested with a calibrated test once every 24 hours.

An additional coating of PCB and sealing of the sensing element make this detector suitable for rough areas like heavy industry, maritime and offshore applications.

Additional information

Weight 0.66 lbs
Dimensions 4.68 × 2.55 × 2.55 in

UTC Fire & Security




Unit of Measurement

EA (Each)

Production Status



  • Interactive
  • Heat detector intended for use in humid areas
  • Short-circuit isolator in each detector
  • Conforms to EMC directive
  • Additional coating of PCB circuit for environmental protection
  • Comprises a built-in alarm indicator (LED)
  • Automatic addressing
  • Proven technology
  • Configurable to class A1, A1R, A2S, B, C
  • Immune to electromagnetic disturbance
  • Unrivalled reliability due to the SelfVerify function
  • The BD-501 is not influenced by dust, humidity, exhaust-gases, or electromagnetic fields (for example, radio transmitters, cellular phones, etc.)
  • Designed to meet LPCB requirements
  • EN54 pt. 5
  • Designed to meet the requirements of the major maritime classification societies

Heat detector with SelfVerify - BD-501


Autronica - Data Sheet

Installer's Guide; Autronica Fire and Security AS


Autronica - Installation Guide