Author: Colin

  • Fire protection at home: smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, etc.

    Around 70 percent of all 400 German fire victims counted annually by German statistics die at home at night (according to information from the Rauchmelder-Lebensretter.de initiative The number proves that fire protection in your own four walls should have the highest priority. But don’t worry: Nobody has to convert their apartment into a fireproof castle.

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  • Correct behavior in case of fire

    If you keep a cool head in a fire and react correctly, you can save human lives your own, but also the lives of others. To ensure that this succeeds, fire protection experts have come up with a precise plan of action The difficulty is in internalizing this plan. Practical fire protection exercises, for example

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  • Extinguish fire

    There are several methods of putting out a fire that address what a fire needs to exist: fuel, heat and oxygen So if you want to stop the flames, you have to turn off at least one of these elements. Withdraw fuelA fire needs a constant supply of flammable substances. If it is possible to

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  • Common causes of fire

    Extreme heat, open flames and electricity are the most common causes of fire in German apartments. Many fires would have been avoidable if people had been careful with potential sources of danger. electricityDefective cables and other electronic components can cause sparks and smoldering fires. Around every third fire is caused by electricity. In some cases,

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  • What is fire

    From a chemical and physical point of view, it can be explained in simple terms what constitutes fire and flame. But that’s only half the story. The exact processes that take place during a combustion are usually infinitely complex. This is due, among other things, to the large number of chemical substances that react with one another. For example, engineers who

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  • What is burning why? Flash point and focus

    Whether and how a material burns depends primarily on its molecular structure. For example, many organic compounds are flammable. Since fire and flames are the visible expression of oxidation processes, the specific oxidation capacity is an important factor. Ultimately, however, the burning properties of a certain substance can only be clarified in experiments. Fortunately, many

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