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High-Pressure Systems Suppress Fires in Seconds

By applying principles from a new kind of rocket engine, developed by Orbital Technologies Corporation of Madison, Wisconsin, under SBIR contracts with Marshall Space Flight Center, to fire hose nozzles, company subsidiary HMA Fire improved the performance of its ultrahigh pressure fire suppression systems, which extinguish many fires in significantly less time and using less water than traditional systems.
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
MSFC-SO-205
Patent Status: 
Agency
NASA
Region
Southeast
State: 
Alabama
Phone: 
256-544-9151
Email: 
terry.taylor@nasa.gov
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