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Re: [BKARTS] Fire Suppressant -- Dry Water?



Additional information:

http://www.ansul.com/fireprotection/Products/Inergen/F-2003128.pdf




> Many years ago, at an AIC Annual Meeting banquet, we heard a=20
> presentation on Dry Water. It was a spoof, but maybe, there just might=20=
>
> be such a chemical.
>
> On GOOD MORNING AMERICA for April 13, there was a brief segment on a=20
> non-destructive fire suppressant for sprinkler systems. A book was=20
> dunked and said to dry in minutes. Even a laptop computer was immersed=20=
>
> with no apparent affect.
> The product is called SAPPHIRE and is available from ANSUL INC. It was=20=
>
> made available last July in a one tank + one nozzle setup, but early=20
> this year it was engineered for larger installations. Following is a=20
> portion of the information available on the ANSUL INC. website << =20
> ansul.com  >>  and click on Sapphire.
>
>  =46rom the website:
> This revolutionary technology utilizes a new sustainable chemical agent=20=
>
> that fights fires without causing damage to electronics, works of art,=20=
>
> irreplaceable artifacts and other critical assets. This system provides=20=
>
> the ideal solution for hospitals, museums, telecommunications centers=20
> and other facilities seeking to protect critical assets that could be=20
> damaged by ordinary fire suppression systems.
>
> The ANSUL=AE SAPPHIRE=99 Suppression System uses 3M=AE NOVEC=99 1230 =
> Fire=20
> Protection Fluid. It looks like water, but does not cause the type of=20
> damage associated with water when putting out a fire. It can be used to=20=
>
> protect rare exhibits, electronic equipment and other delicate items=20
> without causing any harm. The fire protection fluid will quickly=20
> evaporate, safeguarding these items and leaving them unaffected.
>
> The local rep for Philadelphia (my area) is John Maiorana at=20
> 215-332-0855.
>
> Bill Minter
>
> William Minter Bookbinding & Conservation, Inc.
> 4364 Woodbury Pike
> Woodbury, PA  16695
> 814-793-4020
> Fax:   814-793-4045
> Email:    wminter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
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