AmSafe Bridport contains li-ion batteries in heat test

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AmSafe Bridport continues to work towards reducing risk and improving safety for airlines.

They company has just completed the world’s first successful fire containment test with li-ion batteries in a one cubic metre space. The six hour test, which bundled together 4,800 50-70% state of charge batteries into its Mantle Fire Containment UK/US & EU Pallet skid design and placed the load into the thermal runway, recorded internal temperatures exceeding 1,500 degrees C.

Mantle is currently the only product in the world to be able to contain a fire of this intensity and within such a small space. This represents AmSafe Bridport's eighth recorded li-on battery test across its Mantle range of fire containment covers. By reducing risk and improving safety, Mantle continues to provide an opportunity for airlines to carry li-Ion batteries in a range of cargo holds and spaces, effectively allowing the expansion of existing contracts as well as opening doors to new business, especially those engaged with lithium-ion based products.

AmSafe Bridport was the first company to achieve TSO certification C203 for Type 1 FCCs and now looks to re-enforce its position with Mantle as a leading FCC manufacturer and provider.


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