>15,000+ Precision Machines Protected

Firetrace Tubing Systems Explainer Video

You likely encounter the output of machine shops in your everyday life, without ever noticing. As a critical supply chain component for the medical equipment, military, oil and gas, and power generation industries, amongst others, machine shops and the precision machines they utilize protect the livelihoods of millions. The machines deserve to be protected too. 

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DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT

 

Reliability is the name of the game. Knowing that a fire in your machine won't cost you your business offers peace of mind, allowing you to focus on growth. 

Uptime, do we need to say more? A quick system reaction combined with the use of clean agents gets you back to work quickly. Ensuring your machines are always available to produce protects existing contracts and future revenues. 

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TESTIMONALS

RISK FACTORS IN PRECISION MACHINING

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Oil Based Coolants

Exotic Metals

Machining Exotic Metals

Running Lights Out

Lights Out or Lightly Attended Operations

High Speed Operations

High Speed Operations

COMMON CAUSES OF MACHINE FIRES

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Broken Tool

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Operator Error

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Metal Chips + Heat

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Machine Malfunction


THE COST OF GOING WITHOUT FIRE SUPPRESSION

 

$250K

Average Precision Machine Cost

4-8 Weeks

Average Downtime for a Fire Event

$16K

Downtime Cost/Shift
(3 shifts at a top shop)

$336K

Cost per Week

$1.9M - $2.9M

Cost of a Fire Incident in an Unprotected Machine

 

AS EASY AS...

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Detect

Firetrace detects fires at the source using proprietary heat and flame detection tubing.

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Activate

The Firetrace system activates automatically, providing protection even when no one is around.

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Suppress

Firetrace systems suppress fires in seconds using clean agents that are safe for people, equipment, and the environment.

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Where Versatility Meets Experience

Because Firetrace systems are simple and adaptable, they have protected countless precision machines from Citizen, Starr, Index, Haas, and many others. 
 
Built for High Risk Equipment

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Rapid Detection

Detects fires right at their source

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Safe for Equipment

Clean agents leave no residue

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No False Alarms

Clean agents leave no residue

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Auto Supression

No human intervention required

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Faat Installation

Get complete protection in just a few hours

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Self Contained

Independent of power, water, and electricity

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Firetrace recommends clean agent pre-engineered systems to protect your precision machines. 

Feature Comparison

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Clean Agent

CO2

Inert Gas

Aerosol

No cleanup required

After activation, fire suppression agent does not require cleaning up because it is safe for equipment and does not leave residue. Your machine's oil-based coolant will not be affected. 

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Non-corrosive

Fire suppression agent is safe for machines and will not degrade machine components over time.

Safe for environment

Agent has a low global warming potential (GWP) and ozone depletion potential (ODP).

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<10 seconds to suppress fire

Systems with this agent can suppress a fire in under 10 seconds, maximizing the protection of your machine after a fire starts.

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Safe for occupied areas

This agent is safe for employees to be near in an enclosed area and does not have harmful, or fatal, side effects.

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X

"Automatically detect and suppress fires. No power needed. No cleanup needed."

 

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