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Hydrocarbon extinguishing system

Many industrial devices such as immersed power transformers contain several thousand litres of transformer oil in their internal cooling or insulation systems. These oils belong to the hydrocarbons classification and may cause severe soil or water pollution in case of leakage.

The extinguishing solutions ERT®, ERT-MODULO, EXTICOV™ and EXTICOV LHD are designed to prevent hydrocarbons pool fire risk for electrical transformers, instead of stones or pebbles in the transformer pit. Indeed the range is equipped equipped with a patented fire suppressing system of metal baffles across the top which will eliminate traditional systems such as pebble beds which become polluted and are not particularly effective and also take up part of the bund containment volume. The metal baffles are close spaced but will allow liquid through so that oil and rainwater can run into the tank, but in case of a fire the close spacing means that insufficient air penetrates and oxygen depletion occurs causing the fire to suffocate and extinguish.

Moreover this fast suffocation capacity decrease the probability of thermal runaway into the tank, which is very important in hydrocarbons fire, and make this extinguishing system so efficient, natural and simple, by  acting simultaneously on 2 of the 3 component of Fire Triangle.

For safety drainage in outdoor condition, rainwater filters SPI PETRO PIPE and PETRO PIT can adapt quickly to your metallic retention tank, bund or concrete pit.

Reliable and 20 years proven models, British Standards & European approved, conformity NFC 13-200 y NFC 17-300, Patented solution and tested in European and French National Laboratory of Fire.

ERT® Extinguishing retention tank for oil transformers, passive fire protection in electrical substation

SANERGRID® ERT® product range allows you to comply with all regulatory and technical requirements  regarding retention, fire suppression and oil spill. ERT® tanks are mainly used in the field of electrical transformer oils but they can also apply to any...

ERT-MODULO™ Modular extinguishing retention tanks for electrical substation

SANERGRID® ERT-MODULO™ product range allows you to comply with all regulatory and technical requirements regarding retention, fire suppression and oil spill. Modular extinguishing retention tanks in 2,3,4 parts for big substation transformers where...

EXTICOV™ Extinguishing Cover fire suppressing system for transformer bund or pit instead of stones or pebbles

SANERGRID® Extinguishing cover for transformers pits EXTICOV™ range allows you to comply with all regulatory and technical requirements regarding fire suppression and oil spill. Tested by independent laboratory, it allows to avoid the classical pebbles and...

EXTICOV LHD Extinguishing gratings cover for fire suppressing system for transformer

SANERGRID® Extinguishing cover for transformers pits EXTICOV™ range allows you to comply with all regulatory and technical requirements regarding fire suppression and oil spill. Tested by independent laboratory, it allows to avoid the classical pebbles and...

ERT® Rolling Extinguishing retention tank with rolling system for oil transformers

SANERGRID® ERT® product range allows you to comply with all regulatory and technical requirements regarding retention, fire suppression and oil spill. ERT® tanks are mainly used in the field of electrical transformer oils but they can also apply to any...
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