When deciding on a Fire Protection system, the challenge is to select the right solution to match the risk. And with a wide range of fire suppression methods in the industry, it is paramount to pick the most suitable solution to help protect people and property against a wide variety of fire risks.
At IFSS, we help organizations across Africa protect what matters the most. Water Mist is one of our core fire suppression solutions—usable in a wide range of industry applications. By creating a ‘shroud of fine mist’ around the fire, the mist cools the air within the affected space and suppresses fire by removing heat from the source.
Water Mist’s unique fire-fighting properties makes it ideally suitable to combat a wide variety of fires, from ordinary combustibles such as paper, wood and plastics (Class A), to even the most demanding hydrocarbon liquids (Class B), as well as cooking oil (Class F).
Water mist offers an environmentally friendly fire suppression option that conserves water, has no hazardous chemicals—therefore not harmful or toxic to the environment.
With its specially designed discharge system, it has the ability to consume upto 90% less water than sprinkler systems, resulting in a much lesser clean-up process, reduced damage, and huge savings on water consumption.
Water mist suppression produces fine droplets with a diameter of 0.1mm compared to sprinkler systems’ droplets of 1mm.
The smaller the droplet, the faster the rate of heat absorption and transfer, thus the quicker the cooling and suppression of fire.
Further to this, water mist must not only exchange heat more rapidly, but it also should remain suspended in the air for longer, giving it more time to interact with heat and smoke—the smaller the droplets, the slower they fall from the ceiling to the floor.
When it comes to protecting you business, we go for the best. We have partnered with Johnson Controls (formerly Tyco) a global leader in Fire Protection systems. Through his partnership, we provide AquaMist, a UL/FM approved water mist suppression system designed to help save lives, protect property and ensure business continuity.
With the existence of a wide range of fire suppression solutions, you need a partner who not only understands the challenges, benefits and applications of each but also has a proven track record when it comes to fire protection.
IFSS Group has been helping organizations of all types protect people and assets. With our extensive knowledge of Life and Fire Safety applications, we are ready to help you protect what matters the most.