Fire protection of archives

Protect your archive from fire and consequential damage with Inergen

When a fire breaks out in an archive, the fire can quickly take hold if the space is not adequately secured. Often there is no one there to raise the alarm before the damage has occurred. The causes of fire can be, for example, old or poorly maintained electrical installations. The fire can also start in adjacent buildings and spread to the archive. With Inergen you get effective fire protection of your archive. Should an accident occur, there is no need to worry about consequential damage to the archive’s objects and effects.

5 good reasons to protect against fire in archives, with Inergen

  • Early detection of the fire – can even extinguish smouldering fires.

  • Effective extinguishing – also extinguishes in places where space is tight, e.g. on shelves, in cupboards, drawers, etc.

  • Prevents re-ignition.

  • Leaves no consequential damage to documents and valuables.

  • Safe for humans.

Effective fire protection of archives – without water and chemicals

There can be major consequences if an archive is affected by fire. The loss of effects can be irreparable. Fire protection of sensitive material such as documents places special demands on the effectiveness and extinguishing method. Inergen extinguishes a fire quickly and before it has time to develop. Inergen has the special property that it can penetrate into cavities, cabinets and shelves where space is tight. The extinguishing is based on 100% natural gases and therefore leaves no consequential damage to the archive’s effects. An Inergen system delivers the best possible protection for the archive.

Why use Inergen for extinguishing fires?

It extinguishes the fire quickly – typically in just 40 seconds.
No subsequent re-ignition. The fire is completely extinguished.
Harmless to humans and valuables.
Prevents secondary damage.

How Inergen works in archives

An inergen system responds quickly and completely automatically to any fire that may occur in the archive. As soon as a fire is registered, for example in an electrical installation, Inergen is released via the nozzles. The oxygen level in the room is reduced enough to put out the fire. At the same time, it is safe for people to remain in the premises.

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Which solutions should you choose for fire protection of the archive?

Fire Eater has developed a wide range of special products that make our facility suitable for both large and small archives. All systems are adapted to the dimensions of the room. If the space in the archive is cramped, you can, for example, choose to place the Inergen canisters in another room. Obtain no-obligation advice from specialists You can get a no-obligation review of your requirement for fire protection and advice on which solution will be best for you. We are also happy to prepare an offer for you. Be contacted by a fire safety specialist.  Complete the contact form and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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    See how other companies have been fireproofed with Inergen

    The challenge for a library like ours is that traditional firefighting with water will damage the works and the building almost as much as the fire itself. The chosen solution provides enormous security – there is control over fire safety

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