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Rapid-response, self-contained foam mist system

Mining operations, oil refineries, fuel-storage depots, airports and airfields, and small industry all require a rapid response in the event of any fire emergency on-site to minimise potential damage and loss of life.

It is for this reason that I-CAT Fire Solutions has developed the Blaze Buster, a rapid-response, self-contained foam mist system, I-CAT Business Development and Marketing Director Lourens Jansen van Rensburg comments.

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I-CAT Business Development and Marketing Director Lourens Jansen van Rensburg

The system has a large cannon with a discharge range of about 40 m, in addition to a retractable mist hose reel. This is fitted with an additional gun that can be used in conjunction with the cannon, thus enabling two firefighters to fight a fire simultaneously, increasing the effectiveness of the system dramatically.

The Blaze Buster consists of four 230 litre self-contained and premixed foam cylinders. A total of 600 litres of water available with a continuous foam discharge duration of up to 3 minutes means its capacity is comparable to that of 3 commercial 8500 litre fire engines. “The main advantage of the system is that no diesel engine, pumps, or any external water supply is required,” Jansen van Rensburg explains.

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I-CAT Fire Solutions has developed the Blaze Buster, a rapid-response, self-contained foam mist system.

Another major benefit is that the foam unit does not require any start-up time, which means it is primed and ready for immediate deployment. The system is also exceptionally lightweight and therefore highly portable, clocking in at under a tonne. It can be fitted to a single or club/supercab pick-up or trailer.

The Blaze Buster can be reinstated on-site rapidly by simply refilling the cylinders with the necessary quantity of water, using the measuring equipment that is included, and adding a 1% foam additive, also included. It is then repressurised within minutes with nitrogen.

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 Notes to the editor
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About I-CAT
I-CAT is a leading environmental solutions company with a primary focus on supplying products and services that assist industrial clients in various aspects of environmental compliance. The company is well positioned to assist all its clients’ needs in environmental management regarding; dust suppression solutions, water solutions, environmental management services, carbon solutions, agro-forestry products and fire solutions.

I-CAT Contact
Lourens Jansen van Rensburg
Business Development and Marketing Director
Phone: 086 112 4228
Email: info@i-cat.co.za
Web: www.i-cat.co.za

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