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Case Study: $500k Saved

Guidemark Precision manufactures precision parts for aerospace and medical applications. To meet demand, they run lightly attended machining (24/7) of metals at high speeds using oil-based coolants. When a tool break led to a machine fire, their Firetrace automatic fire suppression system suppressed the flames within seconds, saving the machine and protecting the business and employees.

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Case Study: 25% Reduction in Downtime

An Indiana manufacturer of brass ball valves for industry, home, and heavy equipment applications is no stranger to fire risks present in their coring manufacturing process. The coring process produces excess metal parts that fall into a catch basin. In many cases, the bar ends are still hot, which can ignite the other chips in the catch basin and start a fire.

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Case Study: $1.76M Saved

Starrag Inc. is the U.S. distributor and showroom for Bumotec CNC machines which machine precision parts for aerospace, medical, and Swiss watchmaking industries. They use a variety of materials from ceramic to titanium. Because of the highly precise nature of these machines, they all run with oil-based coolant and have made Firetrace fire suppression systems a standard offering on all machines sold in the U.S.

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Case Study: $387K Saved

Engineered Machining Solutions manufactures aerospace parts and other components that require high speed, precision manufacturing methods using oil-based coolants to machine metal alloys. They purchased a new Tsugami BO385C Swiss Type Lathe to meet increased demand and had a Firetrace system installed because of the risk involved in cutting metal with oil.

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Case Study: $330K Saved

Absolute Turning and Machine manufactures aerospace parts and other components that require high speed, precision manufacturing methods using oil-based coolants to machine metal alloys. After experiencing fire incidents in previous companies, the team decided to have fire suppression systems installed in their Citizen machines when they were purchased.

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Case Study: Tool Change Error (Tsugami BO326)

High Tech Quality Manufacturing manufactures medical parts and components using high speed, precision manufacturing methods with oil-based coolants to machine titanium. Due to the fire risk involved with oil-based coolants and titanium, the company had an automatic fire suppression installed on their six Citizen and  four Tsugami machines.

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Case Study: $1.86M Saved

An electricity company distributes 97 percent of all electricity in their country and have seen their customer base grow significantly as the company builds more power plants and substations. Over the last ten years, the electric company has had several fires at substations. To protect against fires and minimize power outages, they installed Firetrace fire suppression systems at their substations.

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Customer Testimonials | Precision Machining

Learn why precision machining businesses and manufacturers of CNC and EDM machines trust Firetrace to protect their equipment. Our customers share their experiences at PMTS 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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How It Works - Firetrace Tubing Systems

This 40 second animation explains how our pre-engineered indirect release and direct release fire suppression systems work. The systems are simple, robust, and provide reliable fire protection for a range of special hazards.

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Airport GSE Suppression Demo

Watch as Firetrace engineer Brian Cashion sets multiple small fires inside the engine of a towbarless aircraft tug. The Firetrace system quickly detects and suppresses the fire.

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Intro to GSE Fire Suppression

The June 2018 fire on a towbarless tug in Frankfurt, Germany has increased awareness of fire hazards in airport ground support equipment. Learn more about how to address this risk.

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Firetrace International Brochure

Overview of the benefits and key applications of our fire detection and suppression systems.

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Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Brochure

Overview of fire hazards in GSE and how to protect against them.

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CNC Machines

Overview of fire hazards in CNC Machines and how to protect against them.

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Electrical Panels

Overview of fire hazards in Electrical Panels and how to protect against them.

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Transit and Motorcoach

Overview of fire hazards in buses and motorcoaches and how to protect against them.

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Wind Energy

Overview of fire hazards in wind turbines and how to protect against them. Also available for download:

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Server Racks & Rooms

Overview of fire hazards in server racks and server rooms and how to protect against them.

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Fume Cabinets

Overview of fire hazards in fume cabinets and how to protect against them.

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Oil & Gas

Overview of fire hazards in the oil and gas industry and how to protect against them.

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Mining

Overview of fire hazards in mining equipment and how to protect against them.

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Heavy Equipment

Overview of fire hazards in heavy equipment and how to protect against them.

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Farm Equipment

Overview of fire hazards in farm equipment and how to protect against them.

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Armored Car

Overview of fire hazards in armored cars and how to protect against them.

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Mulhall Appointment

Steve Mulhall named Business Development Manager, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Market

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Brunoehler joins Firetrace International

Peter Brunoehler named Vice President of Sales

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Celebrating Engineering Week

Our engineers have a passion to make a difference in the world.

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Intersec 2019

Firetrace International exhibits at Intersec 2019 in Dubai.

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FM Product Certifications

Firetrace International fire suppression systems are certified by the following standards:

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UNECE R107 Product Certifications

Firetrace International fire suppression systems are certified by the following standards:

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RISE PMark Product Certifications

Firetrace International fire suppression systems are certified by the following standards:

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LPCB Product Certifications

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