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Containing EV battery fires with aerosol units: a guide for fire fighters

Containing EV battery fires with aerosol units: a guide for fire fighters

A common way to extinguish or control fires in lithium batteries is water. Lots of water. Extreme amounts of water. However, we are not aware of a single incident where the use of a lot of water has resulted in completely extinguishing or even reducing the flames. Thousands of gallons of water have been used…
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Electric vehicle fire safety training

Electric vehicle fire safety training

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been gaining popularity in recent years as a more environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional gasoline-powered cars. However, like any vehicle, EVs can catch fire under certain conditions. While the number of EVs catching fire is not very large in terms of numbers, the incidents all make the news because these types of…
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Hvordan kontrollere branner i elbiler

Hvordan kontrollere branner i elbiler

Elbiler i brann I denne artikkelen vil vi fortelle deg hvordan du kan kontrollere branner i elbiler på en sikker måte for å forhindre sideskade. Hvorfor? Fordi elbilbranner er veldig forskjellige fra vanlige bilbranner. Elbilbranner er varmere enn vanlige bilbranner på grunn av litiumbatteriene. Dette kan forårsake farlige situasjoner, spesielt på parkeringsplasser eller bildekk på…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

EV-bilar som brinner I den här artikeln berättar vi hur du på ett säkert sätt kan kontrollera bränder i elbilar för att förhindra skador. Varför? Eftersom elbilsbränder skiljer sig mycket från vanliga bilbränder. Elbilsbränder är varmare än vanliga bilbränder på grund av litiumbatterierna. Detta kan orsaka farliga situationer, särskilt i parkeringshus eller bildäck på fartyg,…
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Elbiler i brann

Cómo controlar los incendios de coches eléctricos

Coches eléctricos en llamas En este artículo le explicamos cómo controlar de forma segura los incendios de coches eléctricos para evitar daños colaterales. ¿Por qué? Porque los incendios de coches eléctricos son muy diferentes de los incendios de coches normales. Los incendios de VE son más calientes que los de coches normales debido a las…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Wie man Brände in Elektroautos kontrolliert

Brennende Elektroautos In diesem Artikel erfahren Sie, wie Sie Brände von Elektroautos sicher kontrollieren können, um Kollateralschäden zu vermeiden. Und warum? Weil sich Brände von Elektroautos stark von normalen Fahrzeugbränden unterscheiden. Brände von Elektroautos sind wegen der Lithiumbatterien heißer als normale Autobrände. Das kann zu gefährlichen Situationen führen, vor allem auf Parkplätzen oder Autodecks auf…
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Come controllare gli incendi delle auto EV

Auto EV in fiamme In questo articolo vi spiegheremo come controllare in modo sicuro gli incendi delle auto EV per evitare danni collaterali. Perché? Perché gli incendi delle auto elettriche sono molto diversi da quelli delle auto normali. Gli incendi di auto elettriche sono più caldi di quelli delle auto normali a causa delle batterie…
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How to control Electric vehicle fires on ferries and car-carriers

How to control Electric vehicle fires on ferries and car-carriers

You have probably heard about the Felicity Ace, the car-carrying vessel that capsized on March 1st, 2022, and then sunk with thousands of vehicles from the Volkswagen Group onboard. However, this wasn’t the first ferry that got into trouble due to an EV car fire. Electric vehicle fires on ferries and car-carries According to the…
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EV fire safety training with the Fire isolator concept

EV fire safety training with the Fire isolator concept

The Fire Isolator concept should be quickly deployed in the case of a lithium car fire where the battery is also on fire and where as a result water extinguishing is not an option. Training in our concept to successfully control and isolate EV car fires is therefore very important to achieve the maximum result…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Sähköajoneuvojen tulipalojen hallinta Fire Isolator konseptilla

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR on konsepti sähköautojen tulipalojen eristämiseen ja sammuttamiseen perustuen parhaisiin käytäntöihin ja live-testaukseen. Yleisesti ottaen sähköautojen tulipalojen sammuttamiseen tai hallintaan ei ole yhtä ainoaa ratkaisua, kuten kaikki tämän tyyppisiä autopaloja käsittelevät palomiehet voivat vahvistaa. Sähköautojen tulipalojen tehokas eristäminen ja sammuttaminen vaatii useita erilaisia ​​menetelmiä sähköautoissa olevien litiumioniakkujen ansiosta. Sähköauton on päätyttävä konttiin joka on täytetty…
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Aerosol Units explained

Aerosol Units explained

An aerosol unit is a lightweight, hand-held device that can be used during a fire to significantly reduce it. First responders and firefighters use it primarily for class A, B and C fires. It allows them to activate it on scene and throw them into the fire area. The device will then automatically activate and,…
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Fighting and controlling EV car fires in car parks and parking lots

An electric vehicle (EV) where the lithium-ion battery catches fire as a result of overheating or short-circuiting is a problem anywhere on earth. But especially if this happens in a full car park or parking lot where the burning EV is surrounded by many other cars, structures and people and an entire building is at…
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Fire Isolator training and certification for Sunbelt Spirit car carrier crew

Fire Isolator training and certification for Sunbelt Spirit car carrier crew

Last week we trained and certified the crew of the car carrier Sunbelt Spirit in the deployment of the Fire Isolator concept in case of EV car fires onboard the ship. This training was performed by our Fire Isolator master instructor and took place in Poland. This ship, with a carrying capacity of 17950 t…
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Fire isolator on national televison

Fire Isolator Concept on national television Korea

Our Fire Isolator dealer EMSTEC in Korea has performed another successful test of the Fire Isolator concept, this time on national television. Due to the recent increase in the penetration rate of electric vehicles, various accidents such as fires have become more frequent, and the fire brigade personnel conducted life-saving and fire suppression drills for actual electric…
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