Fogmaker International AB introduces Eco 1 – a new and 100% PFAS-free fire suppressant.
Fogmaker International has spent years developing and evaluating fire suppression liquids free of PFAS chemicals to find the most effective solution. Combined with an optimized Fogmaker system, the new Eco 1 liquid is unique in being 100% free from PFAS chemicals while managing all three sides of the fire triangle: heat, oxygen, and fuel.
The Fogmaker system is now certified according to R107 with PFAS-free liquid Eco 1, making it approved for buses.
Eco 1 is also GreenScreen™ certified at the silver level, which means a third party has verified all substances in the liquid from an environmental perspective.
”We strive to phase out all potentially harmful substances and materials, and developing a new liquid free from PFAS chemicals has been a natural step in our sustainability work,” says Lars Alrutz, CEO at Fogmaker International.
Fogmaker’s fire suppression system is automatic, independent of electricity and position, always active, and uses a high-pressure water-based mist. The system is developed for engine compartments and other enclosed spaces. One liter of mist expands into 1700 liters of steam, which displaces oxygen and cools the area.
Water-based mists do not conduct electricity and are safe to use even in electric vehicles. The mist doesn’t penetrate components classed IP66 or higher. Fogmaker’s system won’t be able to extinguish a fire in a lithium-ion battery but covers at-risk areas where fires are likely to start. Thus, the system prevents fires from spreading to the battery. If the battery still catches fire, Fogmaker cools and controls the blaze to gain time for vehicle evacuation.
The R107-compliant systems with Eco 1 will be available in 2024.
About Fogmaker International AB
Fogmaker develops, manufactures, and markets fire suppression systems for engine compartments and other enclosed spaces with high-pressure water-based mist. The company has its headquarters as well as R&D and manufacturing located in Växjö with 100 employees and an annual turnover of about SEK 400 million. Fogmaker is a leader in safety awareness with roots in Småland, Sweden, and delivers safety products worldwide within sectors such as Bus, Mining, Material Handling, Forestry, Trucks, Construction Equipment, Agriculture, and Airport. Visit www.fogmaker.com to learn more.
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