Water mist tech sparks industry interest
The use of water mist fire-suppression technologies has been increasing as more land-based applications have been identified and the benefits of such technologies are being realised by industry leaders and experts, says environmental solutions company I-CAT mechanical engineer Jeanri van Tonder.
Suppression system averts oil transformer fires
Mitigating risks on oil-filled transformers is a primary concern for various firms that make use of this high-value equipment.
Austrian institute verifies local suppression system
Environmental solutions company I-CAT Fire Solutions in January this year commissioned the Institut fur Brandschutztechnik und Sicherheitsforschung, or the Institute for Fire Protection and Security Research (IBS Institute) in Linz, Austria, to certify the suitability of its fire suppression system for large transformers.
Misting technology ensures effective fire suppression
While most companies try to remove at least one of the factors necessary for a fire to exist when putting out a fire, environmental solutions company I-CAT’s Fire Solutions removes at least two components.