The Halotron BrX line meets the fire extinguisher requirements for the aviation industry. This new line of portable extinguishers is effective on the ground, but designed for midair applications, where its features are ideally suited. Its powerful formula requires less agent application to extinguish a fire, leaves no residue, has high visibility and meets strict environmental regulations recently set by the EPA and EASA.
Four Halotron BrX Models
There are four fire extinguishers in the BrX line that meet FAA fire extinguisher requirements. The 337TS and 347TS models have lightweight aluminum valves and nozzles, while the 349TS and 351 models add a hose to reach small spaces. All have a powder coated finish. The first three utilize an aluminum cylinder and the latter utilizes a steel cylinder. The BrX line is compatible with many Halon 1211 installations, making for an easier transition from Halon products. Halotron BrX has a 12-year lifespan with no recharge and a six-year manufacturer’s warranty
Halotron BrX and the Environment
The BrX formula is attractive because it is a low Global Warming Potential (GWP) and a very low Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) clean agent approved for use on commercial aircraft. This makes it a strong solution to meet increasingly strict regulations and the Montreal Protocol.
BrX has a minimal environmental impact and is also a highly effective firefighting solution for commercial aircraft that meets all FAA fire extinguisher requirements. Bromine in the BrX formula interferes with chemical transitions necessary to support combustion, extinguishing flames. Kendall Pate, Product Development Manager, notes, “It is the closest fire-fighting agent hat I have seen, performance-wise, to the legacy Halon products.” It is also the closest in geometry, weight and capabilities to the original Halon products. The BrX formula delivers a clean agent without compromising effectiveness or quality.