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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Fire Suppression OptionsF

Fire Suppression Options

http://www.processor.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles%2Fp2707%2F34p07%2F34p07.asp

Here’s a quick rundown of how the major clean-agent fire suppression

solutions on the market stack up.

Halon 1301

• Classic, but controversial

• Difficult to find parts and gas

• May be dangerous to humans

ECARO-25

• Popular choice

• Safe for occupied areas

• Geared toward new buildings

Inergen

• Individualized installation plans

• Comes with portable fire extinguishers

Aero-K

• Low cost

• Aerosol rather than gas

• No pipe work needed

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