automatic fire-suppression system

automatic fire-suppression system

An engineered system using carbon dioxide (CO2), a foam wet or dry chemical, a halogenated extinguishing agent, or a clean extinguishing agent, in an automatic sprinkler system to detect and automatically suppress a fire through fixed piping and nozzles.
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The automatic fire-suppression system failed to activate at that time.
The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report released Friday.
The vehicle's automatic fire-suppression system can sense an explosion or fire in the crew compartment and suppress it within milliseconds.
It is equipped with enhanced armor protection and an automatic fire-suppression system for crew protection, as well as a robust suspension for mobility.
That recommendation would get vigorous endorsement from the leading suppliers of automatic fire-suppression systems to the mining industry, such as AFEX Systems, United Technologies' Kidde Fire Systems subsidiary and Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP), for example.

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