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halons:

see under chlorofluorocarbonschlorofluorocarbons
(CFCs), organic compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, and fluorine atoms. CFCs are highly effective refrigerants that were developed in response to the pressing need to eliminate toxic and flammable substances, such as sulfur dioxide and ammonia, in
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Starting up halon banking systems is certainly in the best interest of developing world airlines.
The Halon 1301 fire protection system, the most widely used, works with devices that detect fires in the incipient stages and signal for the discharge of the Halon 1301 through piping to totally flood a protected area.
In addition, a written certification should be secured for any products that are produced free of CFCs or halons.
To encourage the move toward responsible recovery, the EPA recommends that consumers who have partially expelled disposable halon units return them to the manufacturer with a request that the halon be recovered.
NASDAQ: APFC) and Atlas-Agrimex International announced today that on June 7, 1993, as planned, the two firms executed a final Distribution Agreement granting to Atlas-Agrimex distribution rights covering the Nation of Hungary for Halotron I, the product American Pacific has introduced to replace ozone-depleting Halon 1211.
With sales and service facilities in all major world ports, Unitor has been the dominant supplier and servicing company of halon-based fire protection systems and has provided replacement halon to these industries.
5 pounds of Halotron I agent to 1 pound of Halon 1211 for aircraft firefighting.
Swedish leading email and network security solutions expert Halon Security joins the Virtual Computing Environment Company as a technology partner, taking Halon Security even further in the international market.
However, only recently have the dilution and cooling effectiveness of water mists been included in the search for a replacement for Halons in vital shipboard spaces.
Halotron is a fire-fighting agent developed to replace ozone depleting halons used extensively in fire fighting systems by the military and commercially around the world.
Spil Games moved to Halon from Barracuda Networks email security solution after it failed to address their needs.
Halon Security is a technology partner with VMware and has a long-term commitment history so it was an obvious choice to support VMware vSphere," said Peter Falck, President of Halon Security.