Motor control centers (MCC) are the heart of any business. These technical areas contain transformers, switch cabinets and other control equipment that play a major role in companies.
A fire in a technical room of factories will have major consequences. AF-X Fireblocker fire protection for technical areas are the solution. By using our certified condensed aerosol extinguishing agents and expertise, damage will kept to a minimum. It is very important that, with our fire protection systems, it is possible to extinguish fire without causing damage to equipment, people and the environment.
Ensuring business continuity by limiting extinguishing damage!
The AF-X Fireblocker aerosol fire extinguishing systems are suitable for all types of technical areas. With AF-X Fireblocker you are not only assured of the right fire extinguishing system that provides fast and effective extinguishing, but above all, one that does not cause any extinguishing damage and ensures your business continuity. This is because the fire extinguishing technology of an AF-X Fireblocker uses a dry aerosol and therefore no water, no foam, completely pressureless and without expelling oxygen. So not harmful to people, environment and equipment!
Aerosol fire protection?
Aerosol extinguishes at a molecular level. You are probably familiar with the so-called “fire triangle”. What aerosol actually does is “encapsulate” the oxygen molecules and therefore do not expel like other extinguishing techniques do. The extinguishing effect of an aerosol is fast and effective. When the flame-extinguishing aerosol comes into contact with fire, it binds with the oxygen (free radicals) and stabilizes the oxygen, drawing energy from the flame and thus extinguishing the fire. Aerosol does not expel oxygen, so that the oxygen level is maintained.
Extra protection time after extinguishing
The main cause of fire in a technical room is a short circuit. Because a short circuit can occur after extinguishing, these are not simple spaces to protect against fire. The fire extinguishing system of AF-X ensures that the aerosol floats homogeneously in the protected area for at least 30 minutes (extendable to 2 hours). With AF-X Fireblocker fire protection you do not have to worry that re-ignition may occur.
Easy installation, low maintenance ensures low costs
The fire extinguishing system with AF-X Fireblocker is very compact compared to traditional fire extinguishing systems, pressure-free, easy to install and requires only visual maintenance. The AF-X Fireblocker has a lifespan of 15 years and therefore has a low TCO (Total Cost of Ownership).
No structural changes needed
The extinguishing units can easily and simply be installed in the technical room itself and therefore no further structural adjustments need to be made. Think about: separate room for gas bottles, drip trays or water storage for a sprinkler system. Structural facilities such as a pressure relief vent for gas extinguishing systems entail additional costs that are omitted when an AF-X Fireblocker aerosol extinguishing installation is chosen.
Fire protection at the source
Because the aerosol extinguishant is solid, we can produce the AF-X Fireblocker in any desired size. This makes the AF-X Fireblocker also suitable for fire protection at the source. The AF-X Fireblocker can, for example, be placed in control cabinets and / or distribution boxes.
Advantages of the AF-X Fireblocker fire extinguishing system in your technical room
– No fire damage;
– Easy installation;
– No structural changes and little maintenance;
– Not harmful to the equipment, people and the environment;
– Financially attractive;
– Long service life of 15 years;
– Rapid detection and extinguishing;
– Right at the source.
High-quality fire extinguishing systems
The AF-X Fireblocker has been designed, developed and built in collaboration with Aerospace Propulsion Products B.V part of the ArianeGroup, a Joint Venture of Airbus & SAFRAN.
Certified, complies with and developed in accordance with the following directives and standards:
• ISO 15779
• EN 15276
• UL 2775
• CEN / TR 15276
• NFPA 2010
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