Out in open water, you're on your own. A boat and marine fire suppression system that offers superior performance is essential for keeping your vessel afloat, and passengers alive.
A fast, hot class B fire can have dire consequences for your pleasure craft. Even docked at the marina, your boat needs a clean, reliable fire suppression system. Since the engine rooms and computer control rooms of larger boats are sometimes occupied, your system must be safe for humans. Should CO2 discharge while a person is in one of these rooms, the result can be fatal.
Many transatlantic vessels are as large as floating buildings several stories high. The proven performance of a fire suppression system is critical to freighters, to protect the control tower, computer rooms and massive engine room. Some vessels even have hospitals onboard that need to be protected.
Traditional fire extinguishing agents such as water and dry chemicals can cause damage to high-value equipment and contribute to downtime. The DuPont family of fire extinguishants provides an exceptional alternative to Halon. They are safe for people, electronically nonconductive, noncorrosive and free of residue. Since DuPont is a global provider, vessels can refill a discharged system at any port of call, anywhere in the world.
Protecting your investment and the lives of passengers and crew members is what matters most--to you and to us. Choose the boat and marine fire suppression system that offers you the protection you need.
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DuPont™ FM-200® is the leading chemical agent replacement for other industry fire extinguishants. Designed to flood an enclosure, DuPont™ 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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DuPont™ 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. DuPont™ FE-25™ is an excellent choice for flood suppression where people are present.
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In a portable fire extinguisher, DuPont™ FE-36™ is discharged as a stream of gas and liquid droplets that ceases the combustion process through heat absorption and chemical interaction. DuPont™ FE-36™ is also used in applications such as a small self-contained total flooding unit.
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DuPont™ FE-13™ has the lowest toxicity and is the safest for protecting areas where people are present. DuPont™ FE-13™ is used in occupied areas and leaves no residue that would cause damage or post-fire cleanup.
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