Fire protection for museums

Avoid consequential damage when extinguishing with Inergen

After a fire in a museum, repairing the damage may be both expensive and time-consuming, and exhibitions may have to be closed for shorter or longer periods. In a worst case, cultural history and irreplaceable items may be lost to the flames.

The causes of fire vary, from old electrical installations, for example, to a short circuit in the lighting. Fires also occur in connection with major or minor alterations, renovation or other building work.

Fire protection with Inergen provides optimal protection for museums. It is both effective, completely without consequential damage and can be installed discreetly.

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5 good reasons to fireproof with Inergen in museums

  • Early detection: Typically extinguishes a fire in less than 40 seconds and can penetrate hidden cavities where fire often spreads

  • Leaves no consequential damage to buildings, fixtures and fittings or valuables

  • Quick reopening for visitors

  • Concealed installation of the system, (bottles can be stored out of sight, nozzles can be hidden in the ceiling) so that it does not detract from the experience of visitors

  • Harmless to humans – Inergen consists of 100% natural gases

Protect your museums from fire and consequential damage

The optimal protection of museums and cultural heritage presupposes a highly effective extinguishing method. It is, however, at least as important to ensure that any fire-fighting operation does not cause consequential damage to exhibitions and museum objects.

With an Inergen system, you get a solution that typically extinguishes a fire within just 40 seconds and prevents re-ignition. You can also save the time and money that would have been spent repairing damage from deluge systems, for example. In other words, you achieve the best possible protection of the building, inventory and museum objects.

Why use Inergen for firefighting?

It extinguishes the fire quickly – typically in just 40 seconds.
No re-ignition later. It extinguishes the fire completely.
Harmless to humans and materials.
Prevents secondary damage.

How Inergen works in museums

Inergen extinguishes fire completely without the use of water or chemicals. When a detector detects a fire, the Inergen is released via a series of nozzles and the oxygen level in the room is sufficiently lowered to extinguish the fire. At the same time, it is safe for persons to remain in the space.

An Inergen system can be installed with great flexibility and discretion, so that it does not detract from the aesthetic expression or the experience of visitors. Nozzles can, for example, be placed under furniture, in walls or ceilings and painted over. Likewise the piping can be kept completely out of sight and the cylinder battery placed in a room not intended for exhibitions of display.


What solutions should you choose for fire protection of a museum?

Fire Eater has developed a wide range of special products that make our systems particularly suitable for museums. A fire protection system can be installed so discreetly that it neither detracts from the experience of the exhibition nor conflicts with the architecture of the building. All systems are adapted to the individual building or the specific room.

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With no obligation to buy, you can receive a review of your fire protection requirements and advice on which solution would be right for you. We are also more than happy to prepare an offer for you.

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    Thanks to our solution, fire protection is not something we need to think about on a daily basis. This is a great relief when you are responsible for the incredible cultural heritage that Storm P’s works constitute, and for the valuable works we have on loan.

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    Why Fire Eater?

    Fight fire with Fire Eater

    Fire prevention is your concern, but it’s our expertise. Receive the optimal fire protection system with comprehensive customer support, from system design to maintenance services. With over 40 years of experience with inergen technologies and innovation, we bring hyper-focused knowledge and a proven solution to your data center.

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    How Inergen systems work in a data center

    The Inergen® fire suppression system is an automated solution designed to swiftly and effectively extinguish fires. It employs an aspiration system, which incorporates highly sensitive fire detection technology capable of identifying fires in their initial stages. Once a fire is detected, Inergen® is promptly released into the room. Reducing the oxygen level just enough to stop combustion, without posing any risk of harm to individuals present.

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