Control forest fires with an environmentally friendly solution

Finnish companies Kiilto and PPO-Elektroniikka Oy have combined their expertise and developed an environmentally friendly fire-fighting chemical PPO® ForExt for stopping forest and wildfires. PPO ForExt has a flame-retardant effect: it puts out the fire and prevents it from spreading forward.

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PPO ForExt stops the fire and prevents it from spreading

  • Mix with water spread on the outer edges of the forest fire.
  • Stops fire and prevents it from spreading forward.
  • Sprayed from helicopters/aeroplanes/fire trucks into the area.
  • Stops the further flow of fire into buildings.
  • Suitable for small-scale fire extinguishing, such as ensuring the extinguishing of campfires and protecting buildings
    and courtyards in the fire area.

A low cost and sustainable solution – for global use

  • Reduce morbidity and mortality from forest fires and small particles.
  • Saves forests – the lungs of the world.
  • Protects wild animals and valuable, diverse vegetation.
  • Prevents considerable damages to property and assets.

PPO® ForExt in action – the test day in Vekarajärvi, Finland, June 2022

The mixture was applied to a confined area with both a small hand sprayer and heavier equipment.
The fire was lit in a dry, large pile of twigs.

The fire subsided quickly and did not spread from the treated area.

Kiilto and PPO-Elektroniikka – strong Finnish family businesses

Kiilto Oy is responsible for the manufacture of the product and PPO-Elektroniikka Oy for its marketing and the development of the spreading technique.

PPO-Elektroniikka Oy specialises in professional electronics and security technology. The company has been producing tailored technology solutions to improve safety and minimise damage for 40 years. Representing the company’s own production, the MEV insulation level monitoring system monitors the electrical safety of operating rooms 24/7. The fifth-generation MEV-8 system is already being exported to 17 countries. The PPO team has been supplying Finnish water mist extinguishing systems to more than a hundred large sites in Russia since the early 2000s.

Kiilto is a growing Finnish family-owned company with a hundred-year history. The company develops, manufactures and markets chemical industry solutions in four business areas: construction, industrial bonding, professional hygiene and consumer goods. Kiilto develops environmentally friendly fire retardants, for example, for the wood industry and the paper and packaging industry.

More information and orders, also for test use

PPO-Elektroniikka Oy, CEO Timo Ohtonen, tel. 0400 420

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