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How to Choose and Use Smoke Detectors
Types of smoke detectors
While there are several brands of smoke alarms available, most fall under two categories: ionization and photoelectric. Each one detects different types of fires.
Ionization smoke alarms
These alarms are quicker to warn about flaming fires. Ionization smoke alarms have a small amount of radioactive material between two electrically charged plates, ionizing the air and creating an air current between the plates. If smoke enters, it will disrupt the flow of ions, causing the current to stop and the alarm to activate.