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Document ID (ISN)73923
CIS number 99-2017
ISSN - Serial title 0309-6866 - Fire Prevention
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jackman L.
Title Going green - The options
Bibliographic information Jan. 1999, No.316, p.30-33.
Abstract The demise of halon has prompted a fresh look and a greater appreciation of other existing fire suppression systems and the development of some new ones. Attributes of several alternative protection systems are reviewed. Topics: bromotrifluoromethane; carbon dioxide extinguishers; carbon dioxide; case study; dry extinguishing powder; extinguishing agents; fire detection; fire fighting; fire protection; halogenated hydrocarbons; inert substances; mists; smoke detectors; sprinkler systems; total flooding systems.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; fire protection; extinguishing agents; bromotrifluoromethane
Descriptors (secondary) carbon dioxide extinguishers; inert substances; smoke detectors; dry extinguishing powder; case study; fire detection; halogenated hydrocarbons; mists; total flooding systems; sprinkler systems; carbon dioxide
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fires