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GRAND RAPIDS, MI, OCTOBER 25, 2016 – Fireboy-Xintex has been selected by a panel of judges to receive the Innovation Award for the new CG and MA Series fire suppression systems. Fireboy-Xintex accepted this award at The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference held October 4-6, 2016.

The new CG and MA Series fire extinguishers feature the use of the 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid. This clean agent offers:

  • Very low Global Warming Potential (GWP<1)
  • Low toxicity in a properly designed system (no harm to personnel)
  • No damage to sensitive equipment
  • Not targeted for emission reduction or phase-out
  • 3M™ Blue SkySM warranty – 20 year protection against environmental regulation

The CG clean agent extinguisher is designed for smaller engine rooms up to 1,000 ft³ and deploys protection fluid from the nozzle automatically. The MA Series clean agent extinguisher was crafted for larger engine rooms up to 1,800 ft³ and deploys protection fluid from the nozzle automatically or manually with a Fireboy Manual Discharge Cable. Both designs in this series utilize a heavy-duty mounting bracket and are approved for Class B fires in engine rooms, machinery spaces, and similar industrial environments. Larger GA systems are also available with 3M™ Novec™ 1230 to protect enclosed spaces up to 4,000 cu. ft.

Fireboy-Xintex, LLC is honored to accept the innovation award from the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference. Our CG and MA Series fire extinguishers showed achievement in product development in the marine industry. Call Fireboy-Xintex for more information.