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2012-08-29 23:01:01

QTAC, the latest product release from MTECH, Inc., is a self-contained firefighting apparatus designed to be carried on ATVs, UTVs, or in passenger truck beds. Chico, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 MTECH, Inc., has expanded its line of firefighting equipment to include the QTAC, a portable, personal-sized firefighting system designed to knock down fires before they escalate. “The idea for QTAC came after a rancher lost control of a prescribed burn, resulting in a wildfire," explains...

Clay-based Coating May Show The Way To New Generation Of Green Flame Retardants
2012-06-28 10:46:09

In searching for better flame retardants for home furnishings–a large source of fuel in house fires–National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers defied the conventional wisdom and literally hit a wall, one made of clay. It wasn't a dead end, but rather a surprising result that may lead to a new generation of nonhalogenated, sustainable flame retardant technology for polyurethane foam. The thick, fast-forming coating that the NIST team created has a...


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