News tagged with fire protection

New circuit breakers prevent electrical fires

A new fire protection circuit breaker from Siemens prevents electrical fires from developing. The device registers dangerous arcing in an electrical installation and breaks the circuit automatically. Arcing ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Engineering
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Developing blanket protection from wildfires

Case Western Reserve University and NASA researchers are looking for the right material, the right design, the right thickness and the right weight for a new fire-resistant blanket. To protect houses.

dateMar 31, 2010 in Environment
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Car horns warn against natural disasters

In the past, sirens howled to warn the population against floods, large fires or chemical accidents. Today, however, there is no extensive warning system in Germany, as most sirens were dismantled after the ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Engineering
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