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The solution to isolate EV car fires

Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Bestrijding en controle van branden in elektrische voertuigen met het Fire Isolator-concept

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR is een concept voor het isoleren en bestrijden van branden in elektrische auto’s, gebaseerd op best practices en live tests. In het algemeen is er niet één oplossing voor het blussen of bestrijden van EV-autobranden, zoals alle brandweerlieden die met dit soort autobranden te maken hebben gehad, zullen kunnen bevestigen. Het zijn branden waar…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Controlar los incendios de vehículos eléctricos con el concepto de aislador de incendios

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR es un concepto para aislar y combatir los incendios de coches de vehículos eléctricos basado en las mejores prácticas y en pruebas en vivo. En general, no existe una única solución para extinguir o controlar los incendios de coches EV, como podrán confirmar todos los bomberos que se han enfrentado a este tipo de…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Controllo degli incendi delle Auto Elettriche tramite il sistema di Fire Isolator

Fire Isolator è un sistema per isolare e combattere gli incendi di auto elettriche basato su i migliori test e tecniche pratiche. In generale, non esiste un’unica soluzione per spegnere o controllare gli incendi di auto elettriche, come potranno confermare tutti i vigili del fuoco che hanno avuto a che fare con questo tipo di…
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Hur man kontrollerar bränder i EV-bilar

Bekämpfung von Bränden in Elektroautos mit dem Fire Isolator-Konzept

FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR ist ein Konzept zur Bekämpfung von Bränden in Elektroautos, das auf bewährten Verfahren und Praxistests basiert. Im Allgemeinen gibt es nicht nur eine Lösung, um Brände von Elektroautos zu löschen oder zu bekämpfen. Das können alle Feuerwehrleute bestätigen, die bereits mit dieser Art von Fahrzeugbränden zu tun hatten. Um Brände in Elektroautos effektiv zu…
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control fires e-bikes and e-scooters

How to control lithium fires in e-bikes and e-scooters

Control fires in e-bikes and e-scooters – More and more often we hear that electric bikes and scooters cause fires because of their lithium batteries. You may think that the impact of an e-bike or e-scooter fire is less severe than an ev-car fire, but the danger lies in the fact that most people store…
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Allianz fire blankets

Allianz mentions fire blankets as a way of controlling EV fires on vessels in the newest Risk Consulting Bulletin

Allianz mentions fire blankets – These days, more and more people are investing in new, modern electric vehicles. And these vehicles need to be transported, often by cargo ships. This means that car decks on vessels are carrying a lot of these EV cars close to each other. But what if one of them catches…
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Hybrid car fire

Why a hybrid car fire is more likely to happen than an EV car fire

Hybrid car fire – At Fire Isolator, we have focussed mainly on how to control EV car fires. But it might be interesting for you to know that our concept can also be used on hybrid cars. Why this is interesting? Because recent statistics show that hybrid vehicles actually come in number one with the…
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How does an EV car catch fire?

How does an EV car catch fire? – The process

According to the London-based sustainability consultancy firm ERM for the Environmental Defense Fund, the Automotive sector worldwide will spend more than half a trillion dollars to develop new electric vehicles the coming years. In the US alone, 13 carmakers have announced plans to spend more than $75 billion to open electric vehicle manufacturing plants in…
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EV charging station fire

How to control and isolate an EV charging station fire

An EV charging station, also known as a charge point or electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), is a station with charging poles that supplies electrical power for charging plug-in electric vehicles. At these stations, car batteries can be charged. For logistic and customer-friendly reasons, these charging poles are usually placed next to each other in garages or parking lots. So, whether the EV…
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Successful live tests of Fire Isolator by EMSTEC Korea

Successful live tests of Fire Isolator by EMSTEC Korea

Live tests of Fire Isolator – Our Fire Isolator dealer EMSTEC in Korea has performed several successful tests of the Fire Isolator concept. These tests were an important and necessary step for acceptance of the Fire Isolator concept in Korea and proof for authorities/government agencies that the Fire Isolator is doing its job of quickly…
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How to control an EV car fire on ships

How to control an EV car fire onboard of ships

You have probably heard about the Felicity Ace, the ship that capsized on March 1st, 2022, and then sunk with thousands of vehicles from the Volkswagen Group onboard. Some of them electric. And although there is no proof of the fact, many believe that the fire on the Felicity Ace started with an EV car…
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How to extinguish an EV car? (pro tip: it’s not just water)

When it comes to extinguishing fires, most people think directly of water. Water is often cold and, most importantly, makes sure the burning object doesn’t get more oxygen. This is why firefighters have been controlling and stopping fires with lots and lots of water over the years. However, just water is not always the solution.…
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EV car fire parking garage

The danger of an EV car fire in parking garages

More and more people are investing in new, modern EV cars nowadays. In the Netherlands alone, 337.822 people are already driving EV cars (September 2021), and this number is growing fast. The fear of EV cars catching fire, however, is growing too. Some HOA’s (Home Owners Associations) in the Netherlands have even banned electric cars…
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Bekämpfung von Bränden in Elektroautos

Fire⚡️Isolator makes debut at Interschutz 2022

Fire⚡️Isolator will make its debut and be present for the first time at Interschutz in June 2022. This leading global firefighting trade show will also be the place and time we present Fire⚡️Isolator to a global audience for the first time at Interschutz. The urgency for having a strategy to fight and control lithium-ion fires…
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Fire Isolator Key Elements box

The Key Elements of the Fire Isolator concept now in a durable, sturdy box

Introducing the Key Elements of the Fire ⚡️ Isolator concept: the high temperature (peak 1600 Celsius) fire blanket VR0906Li, the low-pressure aerosol units, and the water mist lance. The three elements of the successful Fire ⚡️ Isolator concept are now available as a product in a durable, sturdy box. The VR0906Li Fire Blanket, the Aerosol…
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Control EV car fires with our 5 key products

Fire ⚡️ Isolator is a concept 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. That’s why we created…
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controlling EV car fires

Fighting and controlling EV car fires with Fire Isolator – Live demonstration video report

Controlling EV car fires Fire⚡Isolator – After almost two years of intensive research, design, and testing, we and our Fire⚡Isolator partners T-ISS, Studsgaard, and Garant ProTech demonstrated the Fire⚡Isolator concept on March 17, 2022. This time in front of an audience of Ferry owners, safety directors of both maritime and onshore sectors, port authorities, government,…
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Aerosol Units to stop EV car fires

What is the Aerosol Unit? The Aerosol Unit is a device that first responders use in a fire situation. Because the unit is a lightweight, hand-held device, it is very easy to use. It allows the first responder on the scene to activate and throw it into the fire area. The device will then automatically…
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Water Mist Lance test

Test report: Water Mist Lance

On Saturday, February 26th, a live test of the Water Mist Lance was performed by the T-ISS team. This test was performed together with professional firefighters. You can see the test results of the Water Mist Lance test in the video below. The Water Mist Lance is part of the FIRE⚡️ISOLATOR concept for controlling and…
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EV car on fire and the usage of a Fire Isolator blanket

How to control EV car fires

EV cars on fire In this article, we will tell you how to safely control EV car fires to prevent collateral damage. Why? Because electric car fires are very different from normal car fires. EV fires are hotter than regular carfires because of the lithium batteries. This can cause dangerous situations, especially in car parks…
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