THE EXTINGUISHING AGENT FOR THE BRANCHES ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND PHOTOVOLTAIC

Lithium-ion batteries pose an extremely high risk in cases of fire, just like photovoltaic systems. This means also high risks for the emergency personnels. Conventional extinguishing agents mostly show no satisfying effect or cause heavy environmental pollutions.

logo-dekra-grauF-500 extinguishes fires of lithium-ion batteries and of photovoltaic systems fast and safely. DEKRA Accident Research tested this successfully with electric cars and lithium-ion batteries. The state firefighting school in Baden-Württemberg recommends the usage of F-500 Encapsulator Agent.

Reference customers :
• BOSCH
• Johnson Controls

THE USAGE OF F-500 AT FIREFIGHTING IN POWER PLANTS

Maximum efficiency and uncompromising safety are the most important factors of a power plant. These should also be fulfilled at firefighting. F-500 Encapsulator Agent fulfills the extensive security guidelines and offers maximum effects with minimum efforts.

THE USAGE OF F-500 AT FIREFIGHTING IN THE INDUSTRY

The industry has high demands on fire protection. The protection of industrial properties, machinery and equipment, products and employees demand a highly versatile Extinguishing Agent, that do not pollute the environment. F-500 Encapsulator Agent fulfills these demands and protects the machinery and equipment because of its non-corrosive characteristics.

EXTINGUISHING AGENT FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

A highly efficient extinguishing agent is important especially at crowded institutions. The evacuation of buildings with persons in need of care, handicapped persons or nonlocal persons is time-consuming. As a result, is the safety at fire cases at risk.

The effective characteristics of F-500 Encapsulator Agent allow rapid extinguishing results and the reduction of contaminated flue gas emissions.

EXTINGUISHING AGENT FOR PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS

The smoke detector obligation for private households exists in Germany since January 1st, 2015; and with this the chance to save the own life and the life of the family in cases of fire. Take this chance with our efficient F-500 Encapsulator Agent Extinguishers.

EXTUNGUISHING AGENT FOR PUBLIC AND PLANT FIRE BRIGADES

When we talk about firefighting with F-500 EA and industry, we have to involve our municipal firefighters. If a process machine catches fire, employees might try to extinguish it with a fire extinguisher, but it is the local firefighters who get called in when things get out of hand. They carry a high responsibility for themselves, the persons at risk and also for the environment. They face with health risks, thermal impacts, combustion gases and bad visibility conditions. Therefore, municipal firefighters have been a priority of HCT for many years. Many fire departments have learned the benefits of F-500 EA, but there are many who haven’t yet discovered why F-500 Encapsulator Agent should be their agent of choice.

The ability of F-500 Encapsulator Agent to handle almost any fire is the main reason firefighters should carry F-500 Encapsulator Agent. It has amazingly fast knockdown capabilities and interrupting the free radical chain reaction means reduced toxic smoke and better visibility for the firefighter. F-500 Encapsulator Agent does not evaporate into superheated steam. After fire overhaul is a breeze, since F-500 Encapsulator Agent has excellent burn back resistance. The use of water is reduced, so there is less water damage and run-off is unlikely. The usage is not bound to new equipment and special trainings. The concept of extensive storage for a county enables the municipal fire brigades to intervene flexible and reliable in cases of fire. The county Böblingen switched to this special concept with F-500 Encapsulator Agent in 2014 and uses the product extensively.

EXTINGUISHING AGENT IN MARITIME FIRE FIGHTING

Fires on ships and oil platforms pose a high risk and difficult circumstances. A reliable extinguishing agent is indispensable, especially regarding the fact, that an evacuation is not possible. Fires at container ports and container ships require efficiency and rapidity.

HCT has a great deal of experience with shipboard fire suppression systems using F-500 Encapsulator Agent, particularly with the Italian Navy. After extensive testing, the Italian Navy installed F-500 Encapsulator Agent fire suppression systems in strategic locations on every ship. The expediently usage of the product was proved at firefighting operations at the MS Flaminia in 2013. The special cooling effect enables a targeted use in deep-rooted glow nests.

THE USAGE OF THE EXTINGUISHING AGENT AT SPORT EVENTS

Maximum performance is the motto at sport events, just like in fire protection. Huge crowds of people and enormous values of high-tech materials need to be secured. No matter if a little Bengal light, a wheel- or motor fire, the risks of an erupting catastrophe is very high. The extinguishing result with F-500 Encapsulator Agent shows maximum performance.

F-500 Encapsulator Agent is protecting Hockenheimring since 2012.