When fire shuts down a telecommunications system, businesses are interrupted, financial transactions are halted, emergency response units can be compromised and lives are put at risk. Downtime for a telecommunications company can cost millions. Fire and the resulting halt of business operations translate into lost revenue and customers lost to competitors. Vulnerable areas include data storage facilities, control rooms, substations, transfer stations and even towers. These facilities house a great deal of sensitive equipment and potentially combustible materials. Because they're occupied around the clock, human lives are always at risk from fire.
For telecommunications companies, the urgency to choose a superior fire protection system cannot be understated. Traditional fire extinguishing agents such as water and dry chemicals can cause damage to high-value equipment and contribute to downtime. The family of fire extinguishants from Chemours provides an exceptional alternative to Halon. They are safe for people, electronically nonconductive, noncorrosive and free of residue. Keeping the lines of communication open is what matters most--to you and to us.
FM-200™ is the leading chemical agent replacement for other industry fire extinguishants. Designed to flood an enclosure, FM-200™ should be used where agents such as water, dry chemical and carbon dioxide are unacceptable because they present a safety risk to people and valuable property.
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FE-25™ can be used in new applications and replace other industry fire extinguishants in existing systems with minimal modifications, making it the most cost-effective fire extinguishant. FE-25™ can be used in computer rooms and data processing centers. FE-25™ is an excellent choice for flood suppression where people are present.
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In a portable fire extinguisher, FE-36™ is discharged as a stream of gas and liquid droplets that ceases the combustion process through heat absorption and chemical interaction. Portable fire extinguishers containing FE-36™ are best to protect computer rooms. FE-36™ is also used in applications as a small self-contained total flooding unit. It is suited for electronic vaults and precious item storage vaults.
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