VIDEO: New Fire Suppression System for Waste & Recycling Mobile Machinery

Tyco Fire Protection Products has launched a new fire suppression system aimed at mobile equipment operating in harsh environments such as the waste and recycling industry.

Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP) has launched a fire suppression system aimed at mobile equipment operating in harsh environments such as the waste and recycling industry.

The company said that the new ANSUL brand CHECKFIRE 110 Electronic Detection and Actuation System keeps operators informed of potential fire hazards and enables advanced fire suppression if flames occur, helping protect vital assets, such as personnel, property and productivity for industries, including forestry and waste management and recycling.

“CHECKFIRE 110 provides a single-zone detection and actuation system for customers that want highly customisable fire suppression solutions that are easy to install and service,” explained Mark Neumann, director pre-engineered systems at Tyco Fire Protection Products.

According to the company, the system integrates with ANSUL fire suppression systems, including: the LVS Vehicle Fire Suppression System, which uses a wet chemical agent that provides both fire suppression and cooling of superheated surfaces while blanketing the fuel and cutting off oxygen to help prevent reflash; and the A-101 Fire Suppression System that uses FORAY dry chemical agent for Class A, B, and C fires.

The company added that CHECKFIRE 110 features supervised circuits with color-coded, plug-and-play connectors for easy installation and servicing, programmable or manual activation settings for greater customisation to specific operational needs, and LED system status indicators that make it easy for operators to monitor information and react quickly to a fire event.

Additionally, the system features two forms of fire detection that can be used individually or in combination. Linear detection is said to be ideal for wide-ranging, larger hazard areas, while spot thermal detection is best for targeting a specific hazard in a smaller area.

The video below offers more detail on how the system works.

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