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bromocarbons

Any of a family of ozone-depleting chemicals—of which CHBr3 is measured by governmental agencies—banned under the Montreal Protocol.
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Apparently some companies have already taken that bold step and are removing halon from their facilities.
Lawrence McKenna, a distinguished technical member of AT&T's Environmental and Safety Engineering Center, describes AT&T's halon policy.
According to Dan Moore, market development manager of Fluoroproducts at DuPont, based in Wilmington, DE, halon 1301 is "the one that is the most difficult to replace" for technical reasons.
Essential use means that Halon must be used because it is the most effective protection against a life-threatening hazard particular to a company or military application.
Halon alternatives are being developed by several manufacturers of Halon systems as well as producers of Halon and other agents.
Also, the NFPA has formed the Technical Committee on Alternative Protection Options to Halon to address total-flooding-Halon replacement agents and the needs of Halon users who are left with critical fire protection applications.
Halon becomes more dangerous under heated conditions; evacuate the fire area as soon as possible.
Halon extinguishers have another very serious drawback.
The biggest news in extinguishers is the boom in sales of disposable units, most filled with halon.
The administration of Halon Security can be carried out via a serial console or a web interface.
With Halon Security you will also be able easily define broadband limitations controlling how much capacity the different types of traffic may utilise.
With Halon Security, you can distribute the traffic between an infinite number of servers and thus obtain outstanding accessibility and performance.