Compact extinguishing system protects control of cable cars
08/17/2022 - Exxfire can detect incipient fires within a predefined protection area and extinguish them immediately.
d&d Brandschutzsysteme offers a fire protection solution for cable car control cabinets. In order for the time on a hiking or skiing holiday to be enjoyed to the fullest, a lot of preparation is required in the background. Slopes and paths are groomed so that everything runs smoothly. Another important point in terms of safety is the protection of the cable car stations on the mountain and in the valley.
Protect cable car technology from fire "Since the operation of the cable cars in the holiday areas involves technical devices, they must of course be optimally protected, tested and maintained - especially in terms of fire protection," explains Ilija Divkovic, Managing Director of d&d Brandschutzsysteme GmbH. "The heart of every cable car is the drive," adds Divkovic, adding that controls and electrical components are basically responsible for ensuring that tourists can be transported smoothly from A to B with the cable cars. Wherever technical parts are housed, however, heat can develop or technical defects can occur in an emergency - especially during peak periods. It is therefore important to exercise caution and take suitable measures to protect the electronics at an early stage. Since the publication of DIN EN 17064 "Safety requirements for cable cars for passenger transport - fire prevention and firefighting" in 2019, operators have also been given a specification that describes the basic rules for fire protection in cable cars. This also includes the note that attention must be paid to the functionality of the electrotechnical equipment such as control equipment.
There are advantages for the operators of mountain and valley stations: The system offers a high degree of safety in the operation of cable cars and is a cost-effective solution in terms of acquisition and maintenance. https://www.git-sicherheit.de/news/kompaktloeschsystem-schuetzt-steuerung-von-seilbahnen