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FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR
Fighting and controlling EV car fires

WHAT IS FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR?

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR is a concept by the ISO9001 certified company T-ISS Safety Suppliers from the Netherlands for isolating and fighting EV car fires based on best practices and live testing. In general, there is not one single solution to extinguish or control EV car fires, as all firefighters who have dealt with these types of car fires will be able to confirm. Effectively isolating and fighting EV car fires takes several different methods because of the lithium-ion batteries on board of EV cars. The EV car will need to end up submerged in water in a container, but with the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept, there is a lot that can be done beforehand to minimize the damages. Fighting EV car fires with the Fire Isolator concept has been thoroughly tested and proven to be effective.

Led by the ISO9001 certified company T-ISS, specialists with a long track record of fighting EV car fires figured out what the best method to fight a EV car fire is in order to minimize the collateral damage. Because we need to be clear: an EV car on fire in a carpark or on a ferry is a recipe for disaster.

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR as a concept is the outcome of our professional tests of different extinguishing methods of (EV) car fires. The question we had was this: what combination of firefighting methods delivers the best result? With this best practice, the concept of FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR was born.



The FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR Concept consists of several tested and proven elements that, when used together, deliver the best results when fighting EV-fires in car parks, garages or on ferries:

1.The use of our high temperature resistant Fire Isolator car Fire Blanket (up to 1600 degrees C°, tested according to ISO EN 13501-1) in order to isolate and control the fire and prevent collateral damage. Note that a blanket alone will NOT kill the fire in the battery. It provides control of the situation.
2.The use of our Fire Isolator aerosol units, which interrupts the chemical chain reactions occurring in the flames and suppresses the fire resulting in further temperature reduction.
3.The use of our Fire Isolator water mist lance to spray a water mist over the blanket in order to reduce toxic fumes and smoke and to keep the car cooled.
4.Thermal imaging camera.
5.A dipping container in which the EV car needs to be submerged (for probably several days).
6.Training in the Fire Isolator concept.

THE STORY OF FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR

Electric vehicle (EV) sales have surged the past years, with growth in all three top auto markets: China, the United States, and Europe. Sales increased enourmously, and according to different researches, will continue to do so in the upcoming years:

Electric Vehicle data 2023
Electric Vehicle data 2023

As more and more electric vehicles are sold around the world, their involvement in traffic incidents is likely to increase as their presence on the road increases. The unwanted ignition or explosion of battery cells during charging is also a threat to the environment and surroundings.

The concept for the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR method to limit the damage done by EV car fires, arose when partners with a long track record in the European Ferry industry got together after receiving several questions from the ferry industry on how to best deal with EV car fires while sailing. As these experts were aware that Lithium fires are extremely difficult to extinguish, another and completely new concept was invented by T-ISS Safety Suppliers: FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR.
Instead of extinguishing the Lithium fire by any means necessary, it was proposed to isolate the fire to win valuable time to reach a safe haven where a vehicle can be unloaded and stored in a safe place without additional damage to other cars. The same idea is to gain additional time when an EV car fire occurs in an (underground) parking garage. Fighting EV car fires with the Fire Isolator concept is a tested and proven method for minimizing the collateral damage of EV car fires.

Based on this, the concept of FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR can be summarized by ‘winning as much time as possible to limit the collateral damage’. The tactics needed for doing this were tested successfully on normal combustion engine cars and EV cars in November 2021 and March 2022 in the Nordjyllands Beredskab (Fire & Safety training center) in Denmark by professional firefighters and experts from all over Europe. After those initial tests, the concept was tested thorougly by fire brigades from the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Korea, Slovenia and Slovakia.

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR IN ACTION

Seeing the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept in action under the supervision of professional firefighters was the goal of one of our first tests at The Nordjyllands Beredskab (Fire & Safety Training Center outside Frederikshavn) in Denmark. On this test day we observed how to minimize collateral damage from EV fires on ferries, parking garages or on the street as best as possible. Since then, we at Fire Isolator but also our dealers have done many other live tests, all over the world.

The overall conclusion is that the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept works. Another conclusion is that an EV car fire on board a ferry or in a carpark is a huge problem! When fighting an EV car fire, one should not rely on just one tactic, but on the coordinated use of all components of the Fire Isolator concept.

A big thank you to all our dealers worldwide and to the professional firefighters for their expertise and honest opinion on the Fire Isolator concept.

DOWNLOADS

We have made a package of documentation available for you to download. In this documentation, not only can you see the complete FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept explained, but we also offer you information on the different products/tactics used that make the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept a success in fighting and containing EV car fires.

FireIsolator Concept 2022

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR CONCEPT

In this brochure we give you an overview of the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept, how it works and which products are part of this concept.

Fire Isolator Research Raport how to extinguish an EV car fire

RESEARCH REPORT EV CAR FIRES

This document contains a full report of the testing results of the live-test of the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept that took place on November 18th, 2021 on the Nordjyllands Beredskab (Emergency training center) in Frederikshavn, Denmark.

Fire Isolator Dipping Container to extinguish an EV car fire

EV FIRE CONTAINER

Any EV car that catches fire, will probably need to end up submerged in water in a container. This brochure provides information on the dipping container.

Fire Isolator Accessoires how to extinguish an EV car fire

EV FIRE ACCESSOIRES

In order to successfully deploy the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept, users will need to utilize some tools that make your (firefighting) life just a bit easier. This brochure provides information on those tools; from storage boxes to thermal imaging devices.

Front live demo report 2022 2

MARCH 2022 LIVE DEMO REPORT

On March 17th, 2022, a live demonstration of the Fire Isolator took place in Frederikshavn,
at the Nordjyllands Beredskab, Denmark (Fire Training center). Here you can find the report.

EV products fire isolator

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR
EV PRODUCTS

This FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR flyer provides a brief description of the 3 key elements of the Fire Isolator concept.

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR DEPLOYMENT INSTRUCTIONS

This document gives you precise instructions on how to best deploy the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept; how to install the blanket, use the aerosol units and water mist lance.

DATASHEET
FIRE BLANKET

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

DATASHEET 
AEROSOL UNITS SET OF 2

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

DATASHEET
WATERMIST LANCE

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

DATASHEET
FIREMAN’S AXE

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

DATASHEET
AEROSOL UNIT SINGLE

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

DATASHEET
THERMAL VIEWER

Click here to download the datasheet with practical information and specs.

WHERE TO BUY FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR

Fire Isolator is an initiative of an ISO9001 certified company with a long experience in the (fire) safety business: T-ISS Safety Suppliers. For requests for information, quotations or to schedule live training sessions, please contact T-ISS:

T-ISS Safety Suppliers

Global

DEALERS

Below is a list of dealers of the Fire Isolator concept and related products and accessories:

Renovo

Renovo
Energy

USA

Neptune CCD Ind. Corporation

Taiwan

HUB Industrial Supply

USA

Tech. Commercial Hellas Ltd.

Greece

Baltic Safety Partners

Lithuania

Ocean Dynamics

Ocean Max Dynamics

India & GCC

3MON

3MON

Slovakia, Czech Republic

IC Brindle

United Kingdom

Signwell

Finland

Heatex

Singapore

Sunrise Safety

Taiwan

Emstec

Korea

Global Instech

Thailand

Poseidon

Greece

Woell marine

Germany

MFplus

Slovenia

RED GIANT EV

USA

Municipal Equipment

Canada

NEMO

Poland

Fireguard

Fireguard

Ireland

Datema

Netherlands

Matjack

USA

SSI Canada

Canada

Morita

Japan

EV fire dealer

EV Fire

Chili

Oxford Safety dealer

Enduro

United Kingdom

Fire Protection

Fire Protection

Australia

Studsgaard logo

Studgaard

Scandinavia

BEV Ready

.

Asia green

AsiaGreen

Malaysia

EV firesafety nz

EV Fire Safety

New Zealand

Smart Recoursces

Smart Resources

Switzerland

UB Safe

UB Safe

Israel

MRC Fire

MRC Fire

Romania

Stop Fuego

Stop Fuego

Spain

Rishi

Rihsi

Taiwan

M Italia dealer

M Italia

Italy

Crocon

Croatia

Inesta

INESTA

Latvia

Blomsma Safety components

Netherlands

Renovo

DSS Protection Maritime

Canada

Renovo

Canadian Safety Equipment

Canada

Contact us

For more information, dealer requests or quotations please send an email to sales@fireisolator.com or fill in the contact form so we can get back to you as soon as possible. We are an ISO9001 certified company based in the Netherlands.