Fire Suppression for Electrical Cabinets

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Electrical cabinets fire risk in diverse and hazardous environments

Electrical cabinets and safeguarding components such as switches, fuses, and circuit breakers are NEMA-classified for safe operation across various conditions. Designed to endure environments from damp and dusty to those with explosive atmospheres caused by flammable gases.

These cabinets ensure the safety and functionality of electrical equipment in challenging conditions, including advanced gear like surge protectors and control wiring, safeguarding against environmental and operational hazards.

Electrical cabinets do pose certain fire risks. These risks primarily arise from the electrical components and the cabinets’ environments.

The Fire Risk

  • Overheating can lead to the ignition of nearby flammable materials – especially if they are overloaded or malfunctioning.
  • Short circuits can occur due to faulty wiring, insulation failure, or damage to the electrical components, causing sparks or arcs that may ignite combustible materials inside or near the cabinet.
  • Dust and Debris accumulation can interfere with the regular operation of electrical components, potentially leading to overheating or short circuits.
  • While electrical enclosures are rated by NEMA for operation in damp or wet conditions, moisture can still pose a risk.
  • Even a tiny spark from a malfunctioning component can trigger an explosion.

Stat-X fire suppression is currently protecting fire suppression for electrical cabinets worldwide. Find out more today.

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"After researching available special hazard (fire) systems for the very best protection as well as compliance with safety and environmental issues we found Stat-X technology as the product leader."

— Engineer, Leicestershire, UK

Swift protection for electrical cabinets, minimizing damage and downtime

While electrical cabinets are designed and engineered to prevent fires, they still can and will occur. Crucial for housing sensitive components like switches and circuit breakers, they demand specialized protection against fire risks inherent in diverse environments, from damp conditions to areas with explosive gases.

The danger and complexity of industrial electrical cabinet fires require unique tactics and equipment. Stat-X® condensed aerosol fire suppression provides rapid, automatic fire suppression to contain and suppress a fire within the enclosure. When a fire breaks out, the Stat-X system quickly detects and suppresses the fire at the source within seconds. The damage can be limited by containing the fire event to the cabinet, limiting downtime, and ensuring business continuity.

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Suggested Product Lines

Stat-X® Fixed System: Electrical Units for Ordinary Locations

Stat-X® Fire Suppression System: Thermal Units

Stat-X Fire Suppression Features:

An alternative to traditional special hazard Fire Protection

  • Effective Agent PerformanceHighly effective based on required density
  • Compact and ModularOffering adaptable design especially when space and weight are critical
  • Simple and Economic InstallationNo piping required, resulting in significant savings on parts and labor
  • DurableIdeal for harsh environments and remote locations
  • Made in the USA
  • Long service lifeService life of fifteen (15) years
  • Virtually Maintenance FreeNo cylinder weighing requirement or leakage risks
  • U.S. EPA SNAP listed for normally occupied and unoccupied spacesRegulatory certainty. No risk of future regulations interrupting supply
  • Environmentally FriendlyZero potential for global warming or ozone depletion
  • Installed on every continent
  • 329 distributors
  • 750,000 sold worldwide
  • 94 countries

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Performance you can trust

Stat-X is an ideal fire suppression alternative to HFC based systems that are being regulated out of use through various global movements; and to PFAS based systems that are starting to face significant regulatory pressure at the local level, and likely to be more widespread in the coming years.

Fireaway Inc. designs and manufactures the Stat-X® condensed aerosol fire suppression product line.