15 May 2019

A truly CE idea: Put out a fire in space by vacuuming it

Tech Briefs says:

Researchers from the Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan have developed a new type of fire extinguisher that is optimized for space-use and does not require the use of any oxygen masks.

The Vacuum Extinguish Method (VEM), a concept demonstrated in the academic journal Fire Technology, is a bit like the hoover in your living room, says lead researcher Dr. Yuji Nakamura.

https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/tb/stories/blog/34377

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