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March 22, 2019

EDM and CNC Machine Fire Protection: Comparing Your Options

Machine shops lose around $50 billion annually due to unplanned downtime and delays. Putting in place proper fire suppression equipment in your machine shop can prevent lengthy delays, expensive repairs, and decrease risks in your shop and your business.

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March 14, 2019

Why Fires Start in CNC Machines

To make sure you’re running the safest and most profitable business, you can assess your current risk of fire and learn how to implement proper protection measures to maximize success. Fire suppression systems installed on CNC machines protect machines, employees, and the surrounding manufacturing area.

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March 6, 2019

What are water mist fire suppression agents?

Fire suppression systems may utilize a range of different fire suppression agents to suppress a fire when they are activated. To allow for design flexibility for different applications, Firetrace International offers a choice of agents.

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February 25, 2019

Electrical Panel Fire Protection System 101

When you think of electrical panels, does your mind conjure images of that big metal box somewhere in your house with the on/off switches to your lighting and appliances?  Do you have expert knowledge in electrical panels? Either way, keep reading to learn electrical panel lingo and gain an understanding of the main types of electrical panels and enclosures.

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February 17, 2019

Celebrating Engineering Week

Our engineers have a passion to make a difference in the world and keep people safe. Learn about their roles, why they became engineers, what they enjoy about being engineers, and advice for the next generation of engineers.

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February 12, 2019

Wind Turbine Fire Protection: Investing to Protect The Bottom Line

Fire is the second leading cause of accidents in wind turbines after blade failure. When a fire does occur, the typical action is to wait for it to burn out. Without suppressing the fire, significant damage is caused which results in considerable repair costs and lost revenue due to downtime.

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