Pea Soup Ltd.
since 1997, Pea Soup
machines in the UK. We sell over 30 models of smoke
machine and many types of fluid.
Smoke Machine Network website was started in 1997 as an
independent information resource, and by 1999 had its own address
at smokemachines.NET. It is now the largest specialist smoke machine
website in the world. In 2001 we began selling smoke machines, fluids
and special effects. On November 5th 2003 we became Pea
Soup Ltd and have grown year-on-year.
Our staff have been
machines for several decades, including installations in attractions,
theatres, studios and clubs as well as being specialists in industrial
testing and fire training applications. The vast majority of the
machines we sell are made here in England. We are active consultants
for emergency tests, air flow and extraction testing, theatrical
productions, theme parks, feature films, special effects and fire
training scenarios, and have extensive knowledge of smoke machines,
fog related special effects and pyrotechnics.
95% of items on this site are
in stock now ready for dispatch.
We are a real company with traditional
customer service and are happy to advise you on smoke machines suitable
for your application. To get in touch, click on the 'Contact'
link at the top.
We also have professional smoke
machines for hire.
Our clients include:
Read an article in New
Scientist Magazine about smoke machines being used to hide nuclear
power stations in the event of a terrorist attack.
We were also interviewed by Süddeutsche
Zeitung on a similar topic, and also for Zeit, Germany's biggest
We were featured on the independent "Sparking
Reaction" website, produced by the Science Museum in London
for an exhibition at Sellafield in Cumbria.
Time Out New York ran a feature on cool
gadgets including our car security smoke system.
Q Magazine put together a proposal for
an extravagant 'rock star home' which included smoke machines which
we were asked to price - as MC Hammer was thought to have in his
home in the 1990s.
You may have heard us mentioned numerous
times on "In On The Lake" on Capital Disney, the Sony
Award winning digital radio station available on DAB, Sky, NTL,
Telewest in the UK and online around the world.
Why are you called Pea Soup?
There is an old English phrase used to
describe dense fog, as in "This fog is pea soup!" i.e.
very thick! (just how we like it)
1. A purée or soup made of cooked dried peas.
2. Informal. Dense fog.
Back in the day...
Before we began distributing smoke machines
and special effects, this website provided information and advice
on smoke machine use, installations and suitability. These pages
are still online. Click below to view them.
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but not limited to,
text, images, graphics, logos and photos is copyright Pea Soup Ltd
and may not be used without prior written consent.
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( at one URL or another! )