International Fire Protection Association «EPOTOS» is one of the main designers and producers of powder and aerosol fire extinguishing in Russia, which has been operating in the Russian market of firefighting equipment for more than 25 years. Nowadays, IFPA includes 12 enterprises located in various regions of Russia and abroad that produce more than 50 different types of automatic fire extinguishing means (such as powder, aerosol and water mist) as well as automatic fire detection and extinguishing systems ASOTP for trains of subways (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Minsk, Warsaw, Tashkent, Baku and Etc.), railway, urban passenger transport, special transport of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, armored vehicles of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, quarry and heavy construction equipment. A new, dynamically developing direction is the development, production, design and installation of aerosol fire extinguishing systems for marine and river vessels. Most of the fire extinguishing means and systems are certified according to the Russian and some international standards.
The automatic fire extinguishing systems based on EPOTOS products protect numerous industrial and storage facilities in Russia and abroad, such as the warehouses of the shoe company “Salamander”, the central medical drug storage of “ICN”, the warehouses of Europe’s largest brewing company “Baltika”, cable cellars of the metallurgical plant in Timertau (Kazakhstan), gas stations of Rosneft, Bashneft, Lukoil, Tyumen Oil Company, Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery, “Azerneftyag” plant in Baku, nuclear power plant “Kozloduy” in Bulgaria, combined power plant “Janub” in Azerbaijan, electro-transformer substations “Lenenergo”, painting stations, storages of paint and paint-preparation rooms, diesel- engine generator set, etc.
The main advantages of IFPA “EPOTOS” (comparing to the companies that work on the fire safety market):
1. «EPOTOS» Association is the founder of designing and manufacturing of module fire extinguishing products. For more than 25 years of work huge experience production experience has been accumulated and a unique scientific potential has been created.
2. IFPA «EPOTOS» produces a wide range of products. For example, in the field of powder extinguishing modules there are 30 types of modules from 300 grams to 50 kilograms of powder. Diverse range of products allows flexible variation of the approaches to the fire protection.
3. IFPA «EPOTOS» specializes in three essential types of fire extinguishing:
Except sprinkler and deluge systems (water systems) and gas extinguishing systems, IFPA “EPOTOS” has its own developments in all other extinguishing compounds currently known in the world market of firefighting equipment.
4. The possession of its own design departments and factories for the production of products makes it possible to guarantee the quality and timeliness of the delivery of customers’ orders.
5. Work experience in the fire extinguishing market, own patented developments of membrane technologies and production of gas-generating compounds put IFPA»EPOTOS» to the leading positions in the Russian market, even in the conditions of the current economic crisis and reduction of the market.
The products of company are widely used not only in Russia, but also abroad to protect mines, both stationary objects and various special automotive equipment. In general, these are systems for extinguishing conveyors in mines dangerous for gas and dust (widely used at PJSC “Uralkali” enterprises) and fire extinguishing systems for quarry dump trucks, excavators, bulldozers in open sections, and systems for protecting equipment are used directly in mines (mining gates, cars for the transportation of miners, etc.).
More information with examples of solutions on fire protection of various objects can be found in the section “Protection objects”.