Cold Cut Systems Svenska AB
Cold Cut Systems is the World leader in Cutting Extinguishing Technology:
Cold Cut Systems is the sole supplier of the Coldcut™ Cobra utting extinguisher – a fire fighting tool that combines firefighter safety and efficiency with minimal environmental impact.
The Coldcut™ Cobra has been on the market for more than 20 years and has been proven in the field with many incident reports and scientific reports documenting its capabilities. The coldcut™cobra was developed in Sweden by Cold Cut Systems Svenska AB with the support of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. (MSB)
Today there are about 1500 systems in 42 countries Worldwide. Most systems are used by municipal Fire Services but we have also provided specialized setups for refineries, oil rigs, chemical processing industry, non-nuclear and nuclear power plants, coal mines, airports and maritime operations.
The Cutting Extinguisher technique consists of a mixture of water and cutting agent being ejected through a special nozzle on a lance at high pressure (>250 bar) to cut very quickly through all known building and construction materials.
The method enables the safe combating of fire and fire gases from the outside of the fire location. Because the penetration hole is so small no oxygen is admitted to the fire, which significantly boosts the firefighting effect in the area.
Combined action using Cutting Extinguishers, thermal cameras and positive pressure fans has proved to be very effective in the fighting of many fires. The Cutting Extinguisher is used on a daily basis around the world, and some examples of this action are described in the action reports.
Cutting Extinguishing is now a compulsory subject in the two-year, post-secondary school training (SMO, Protection against accidents). The training is for people who wish to be firemen and work with rescue and safety.
Main advantages of the cutting extinguisher:
Improves firefighter safety and the work environment because fire is combated from a safe position outside a burning building/construction.
Quick action, using a Cutting Extinguisher, suppresses the course of a fire and gives the Rescue Leader more time to plan operations to facilitate optimum efficiency. Flashovers can be counteracted by early application of Cutting Extinguishers and the spreading of fire can be limited.
Fire destroys economic values every year at extensive amounts. Damage by water in firefighting represents more than 50% of the costs in large fires. The Cutting Extinguisher has proved to be an invaluable tool in reducing the extent of damage in a way that no other equipment can offer.