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Every second counts!

Every second counts!Minimax developed the LiquidProtect sprinkler system especially for flammable liquids storage.


LiquidProtect impresses with ...

  • effective, localized fire fighting
  • very rapid fire fighting
  • minimal business interruption in the case of fire
  • high personal and environmental safety
  • VdS approval  

     

The situation

Risks in your flammable liquids warehouse

  • Many goods stored in a small area pose existential risks for companies
  • With flammable liquids fire fighting is even more challenging
  • Three-dimensional liquid fires in racks 
      

       

     

Our solution

LiquidProtect – the specifically designed sprinkler system

  • Effective fire fighting in seconds
  • Minimal business interruption
  • High protection for people and the environment
  • Proven, innovative fire fighting solution   

     

Design

The framework is formed by 7 coordinated components

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Guide plates
2
Rack aisle
3
Rack base
4
FuelStops
5
Special aisle sprinklers
6
Special rack sprinklers
7
Fire fighting agent
LiquidProtect | Fire Suppression System for Flammable Liquids Storage
  1. Guide plates
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  2. Rack aisle
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  3. Rack base
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  4. FuelStops
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    4 FuelStops
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  5. Special aisle sprinklers
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    5 Special aisle sprinklers
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  6. Special rack sprinklers
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    6 Special rack sprinklers
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  7. Fire fighting agent
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Function

Benefits

LiquidProtect | Fire Suppression System for Flammable Liquids Storage

The benefits of LiquidProtect at a glance

  • Effective fire fighting in seconds
  • Minimal business interruption
  • High protection for people and the environment
  • Proven, innovative fire fighting solution  

     

     

Effictiveness

LiquidProtect | Fire Suppression System for Flammable Liquids Storage

Minimax developed LiquidProtect for flammable liquids storage at its in-house fire research center.

The effectiveness of the system was examined and confirmed by experts from VdS Schadenverhütung in full-scale fire tests. 

Countless risk assessments were carried out to provide a safe and optimized fire fighting solution:

  • Drop tests with filled containers from different storage heights
  • Flow behavior of liquids from opened or damaged containers
  • Fire fighting agent distribution within rack bays and aisles
  • Determination of the foam expansion rate of various special sprinklers
  • Fire tests with different storage configurations, storage heights, and points of ignition 

 

 

Application

LiquidProtect | Fire Suppression System for Flammable Liquids Storage

The LiquidProtect fire fighting system kicks in immediately and without delay, fighting fires directly at the site of the fire. Only LiquidProtect achieves its effectiveness after just a few seconds, lowering the temperature instantly. Valuable time to save goods and merchandise from destruction. Fire departments and fire safety professionals know: The more resolute and rapid the action against the fire, the less the damage to people, goods, and the environment.

Stored goods: Flammable liquids, polar and nonpolar

  • polar substances (liquids miscible with water) with a flash point down to -22°C
  • nonpolar substances (liquids not miscible with water) with a flash point down to -7°C

Containers

  • IBC* up to 1,000 l in the 1st and 2nd level
  • Metal IBC without pressure relief
  • Plastic barrels and canisters up to 220 l
  • Metal barrels and canisters up to 216.5 l
  • Lidded barrels
  • Metal and plastic bung drums

Storage form

  • Rack storage in single or double row racks
  • Max. six storage levels at a max. height of 1.7 m each
  • Aisle width 1.45 to 5.00 m
  • Max. ceiling height 15 m  

 

Certification

The effectiveness of LiquidProtect has been extensively tested and approved by VdS.

VdS - Confidence through Safety

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