Indian manufacturer launches green and maintenance-free fire extinguisher
Published on 2 August 2010
Darvesh Group launches ‘Firekiller' - a practical and portable flame suppressant which is also extremely environmentally safe.
Darvesh Fire and Safety Industries, a division of Darvesh Group was founded in Mumbai, India by Late Miya Ahmed Sulaiman Sodagar Darvesh in 1909, today launched its ultra portable flame inhibitor – ‘FireKiller’. The newly launched ‘FireKiller’ is a revolutionary aerosol dispenser that is of tremendous value while subduing and extinguishing fires.
An internationally patented product of Space Age Technology, the ‘FireKiller’ is a non toxic, non-pressurised, completely green product that comes with a life time guarantee. What’s unique about the ‘FireKiller’ is that once bought, it requires absolutely no maintenance, and hence has no hidden or additional costs. Tested and approved by international laboratories, the ‘FireKiller’ is also very unique product in terms of its size, as it is extremely compact and light weight (250-600gms), making it very a handy product. The ‘FireKiller’ leaves no residue on the surface it is applied to, and can be used in almost any environment for class A B & C type of fire.
Speaking on the occasion, Ahsan Hassan Darvesh, Managing Director, Darvesh Group said: “The environment and its upkeep has always been a topic of immense interest in India. At Darvesh, we are constantly looking at new ways to bring international best practices and the latest technology to our customers. In taking this notion further, today we are launching the ‘Firekiller’ - a practical and portable flame suppressant which is also extremely environmentally safe. This product reinstates our brand philosophy of always bringing the best products to our customers. We assure you that the ‘FireKiller’ is the first product amongst many new ones under our flagship and there will be many more exciting new products to come in the near future in Indian markets.”
“This is the first green product which is completely non toxic & non pressurized and has a small, compact light weight cylinder. Another added feature is the fact that the ‘Firekiller’ does not produce any “organic accumulation” and its activation time is almost immediate. Given the fact that the ‘FireKiller’ has a lifetime guarantee it is neither dangerous nor requires maintenance. FireKiller is suitable for both indoor and outdoor usage such as homes, offices, automobiles, boats, campsites and workshops to name a few. It is capable of extinguishing fires in different classes such as solid material, ordinary combustibles, gaseous category objects, cable galleries and electronic devices. We are extremely proud to introduce a product as reliable and revolutionary as the ‘FireKiller’ in the Indian market. We are extremely confident that this product will do extremely well in adding further value to the high safety standards in the country”, said Vinay Sharma, Corporate Communications Director, Darvesh (Credibility 1909).
The ‘FireKiller’ is available in 3 models across the country – 5B Household and Commercial model, 8B Household and Commercial model, and 13B Industrial models. The 5B model has a length of approximately 10 inches, is 1.3 inches in diameter, weighs approximately 250 gms and has a minimum discharge time of approximately 25 seconds. The 8B Model has a length of approximately 10.2 inches, is 1.3 inches in diameter, weighs approximately 300 gms and has a minimum discharge time of approximately 50 seconds. The 13 B model on the other hand has a has a length of approximately 12.9 inches, is 1.3 inches in diameter, weighs approximately 600 gms and has a minimum discharge time of approximately 100 seconds.
All models of the ‘FireKiller’ are certified to extinguish Class A, B, C and E fires. Fires that come under Class A involve solid combustible materials, wood, paper, fabric, and plastics etc. Class B type of fires include fires that involve liquid combustible materials, oil, benzene, resin, organic solvents, alcohol etc. Class C fires include gaseous combustible materials, LPG, CNG, methanol, acetylene etc. And Class E (electrically started) fires include fires caused by electrical equipment, cable galleries, distribution cabinets and electronic devices. The ‘FireKiller’ also has international certifications from Italy, Germany, Spain, USA and South Africa is suitable for use in homes, cars, offices, trucks, boats, campsites, workshops, industries, hotels, and even telecommunication and process control rooms.
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