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Halon Toxicity

Halon Toxicity

TOXICITY Halon 1211 & 1301 are some of the safest fire extinguishants known and the most effective in putting out fires. They would not be listed by all nationally recognized laboratories such as UL, ULC, FM if they weren’t. They have been used for over 25 years...

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Brackets

Brackets

All extinguishers come with our standard metal bracket which is treated for corrosion and painted black. The bracket for model RT-A1200 is U.S. Coast Guard approved (USCG) for that model only. We have a special heavy duty bracket for model 1600(BKT-1600BH) designed by...

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The Halon Advantage

The Halon Advantage

Now that we’ve covered what you should not use in an aircraft, let’s look at what you should: Halon fire extinguishers. According to Protection R.T.,  Halon, or halogenated hydrocarbon, is a blend of carbon, fluorine, chlorine and bromine. But why is it so ideal for...

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COCKPIT FIRE PROTECTION

COCKPIT FIRE PROTECTION

The Aviation Consumer, July 2003 Halon is the only practical, cost-effective option for a fire extinguisher. A 2.5-pound bottle is the best choice. Cockpit Fire Protection Fire extinguishers abound in type, size and firefighting agent. It's underneath the pilot seat...

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