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As a consequence of the banning of halon gases (such as Halon 1301) for being greenhouse gases as well as participating in the depletion of the ozone layer, a new generation of agents, more eco-friendly, have been developed maintaining the excellent fire suppression properties of Halon without the environmental problems.

 

DESCRIPTION


Characteristics
  • High weight efficiency, minimal number of agent cylinders.
  • Environmentally acceptable and in line with the Montreal and Kyoto Protocol requirements by having 0 ODP and low greenhouse effect potential.
  • Safe for humans, since they are non-toxic.
  • No residues upon discharge.

Fire suppression mechanism

With only 10s of discharge, the agents are removing sufficient heat from the fire and interrupting the combustion chain reaction, extinguishing it completely.

Methods of application

Chemical agents must be discharged in adequately sealed rooms to ensure reaching the necessary extinguishing concentrations determined by the International Standards. Therefore these agents can only be applied in total flooding applications.

Typical hazards protected
Ideally used in situations where water from fire sprinkler would damage expensive equipment or where water-based fire protection is impractical, such as museums, banks, clean rooms, IT rooms and hospitals.

 

OUR SYSTEM


Check out its key features:
  • Maintenance at its safest; all components may be assembled and disassembled whilst under pressure, this includes: pressure gauge, pneumatic release, manual release and solenoid valve.
  • Discharge-free commissioning system, whilst performing system functional testing during commissioning, the release circuit can be disconnected from the valves avoiding any accidental discharge and allow easy testing.
  • Standing strong and secure; stand alone or wall mounted brackets with several configurations available, adapting the system to the room space.
  • Flexible and resistant; all release and discharge hoses take into account the best balance between flexibility and durability, allowing easy installation and strength to withstand the pass of time.
  • Differential pressure actuation allows using the same pressure from the cylinder to maintain the valve closed, reducing dramatically leakage problems even with high temperature fluctuations.

 

STANDARD AND CERTIFICATIONS


Our engineers are prepared to design the Chemical fire suppression projects according to the required standard:

  • NFPA 2001: 2015
  • EN15004: 2008
  • APSAD R13
  • CEA 4008

Documents


Certifications:

Specific Products

DESCRIPTION


Characteristics
  • Will completely extinguish Class A, B and C fires in seconds.
  • Effective at low temperatures (-18 ºC).
  • Ideal for retrofitting existing Halon 1301 installations.
  • Colourless, odourless and electrically non-conductive.
  • Leaves no residue, eliminating costly, post-fire clean-up and keeping down-time to a minimum.
  • Most cost/ effective solution due to its low molecular weight.

Typical hazards protected
HFC-125 is suitable for data and telecommunication centres, clean rooms, operating rooms, data archives, computer rooms, art and historical artefacts, and cold storage.

OUR SYSTEM


AIRfire uses high pressure technology in a wide range of cylinder sizes, 26 litre to 120 litre pressurized at 42 bar, as well as high capacity 240 litre cylinders at 25 bar. This variety of cylinder sizes allows great flexibility when designing for hazards of different volumes, allowing that the most adequate solution is always applied.

AIRfire supplies complete systems with all the necessary components for fast, safe and easy assembly. The only thing that has to be added is the piping which will be defined in the hydraulic calculations delivered with the system.

STANDARD AND CERTIFICATIONS


The components as well as the systems assembled with them have been verified and approved by the following independent, third-party bodies:

DESCRIPTION


Characteristics
  • Completely extinguishes Class A, B and C fires in seconds.
  • Works by physically cooling the fire at the molecular level.
  • Colourless, odourless and electrically non-conductive.
  • Leaves no residue, eliminating costly, post-fire clean-up and keeping down-time to a minimum.
  • Advantageous filling density, reducing cylinder footprint.
  • Ideal in total flooding situations.

Typical hazards protected
HFC-227, recognized by ASHRAE as HFC-227ea, is suitable for use in rooms, vaults, enclosed machines, containers, storage areas or wherever fixed enclosures are used. It can be used to protect electronic and delicate equipment. HFC-227 is extremely useful in applications where damages by other extinguishing methods would be prohibitive.

OUR SYSTEM


AIRfire uses high pressure technology in a wide range of cylinder sizes, 26 litre to 120 litre pressurized at 42 bar, as well as high capacity 240 litre cylinders at 25 bar. This variety of cylinder sizes allows great flexibility when designing for hazards of different volumes, allowing that the most adequate solution is always applied.

AIRfire supplies complete systems with all the necessary components for fast, safe and easy assembly. The only thing that has to be added is the piping which will be defined in the hydraulic calculations delivered with the system.

STANDARD AND CERTIFICATIONS


The components as well as the systems assembled with them have been verified and approved by the following independent, third-party bodies:

DESCRIPTION


Characteristics
  • Electrically non-conductive
  • Non-corrosive
  • Rapidly vaporizes to gas during discharge
  • Leaves no residue
  • Does not damage electronics, electronic media and delicate mechanical devices
  • Can be safely used on energized equipment, helping to ensure continuity of operations during a fire emergency

Typical hazards protected
FK 5-1-12, commercially known as 3M™ Novec™ 1230, is suitable to protect high value assets, such as aerospace, aviation, military, marine, archives and museums, data centres and telecommunications.

OUR SYSTEM


AIRfire is using Novec™ 1230 high pressure technology in a wide range of cylinder sizes, from 14 litre up to 345 litre pressurized at 34,5 bar. This variety of cylinder sizes allows great flexibility when designing for different volume hazards, allowing that the most adequate solution is always applied. High capacity 345 litre cylinders reduce pipe network and hardware equipment, the performances are increased using the 2 ½” nozzles for huge coverage areas.

AIRfire supplies complete systems with all the necessary components for fast, safe and easy assembly. The only thing that has to be added is the piping which will be defined in the hydraulic calculations delivered with the system.

STANDARD AND CERTIFICATIONS


The components as well as the systems assembled with them have been verified and approved by the following independent, third-party bodies:

  • UL listed, according to UL 2166 “Halocarbon Clean Agent Extinguishing system units”
  • FM approved, according to FM 5600 “Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems”
  • CE marking according to EN12094

 

Our contacts

  •   info@airfire.eu
  •   Barcelona (SPAIN)
  •   (+34) 933 249 094
  •   C/ Mata 21, Local - 08004

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