Studies show that 1% of all operating buses are at risk of catching fire at any time. 80% of these fires occur due to mechanical or electrical faults in the engine compartment or transmission. In combination with highly flammable substances, this has devastating consequences for the vehicles themselves but also for the passengers!
Against this background, the installation / retrofitting of fire suppresions systems has been mandatory for all coaches since 2019 and for new city buses since 2020. From 01.09.2021, the obligation also extends to city buses already in operation!
We also retrofit Buse directly ex works with our innovative fire suppression system
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Indirect fire suppression system
The POWERTECH tube has a double function:
Firstly it detects the high temperatur due to a fire,which causes its break,and subsecuently it discharges the agent through it.
Direct fire suppression system
The POWERTECH tube works as a detection device.
When a fire rises the temperature, the tube detects it and, immediately activares the cylinder releasing the extinguishing agent in the protecteted area though the pipes and nozzles.
Advantages of our systems
POWERTECH International GmbH fire suppression system are particularly characterized by the following features: