Promat's tunnel solutions prevent a tunnel fire turning into an immense disaster

Fire is a grave threat to people and property. It’s knock-on effect leads to even high downstream economic dislocation. Promat systems optimize comprehensive structural fire protection of complex buildings such as high rise blocks, hospitals and public buildings. Officially tested Promat systems are based on proven modern and innovative system design. Over the last 50 years, Promat not only offers system solutions but even more extensive support during planning and construction. Promat unrivalled expertise in the manufacture and design of proactive fire protection systems continues to be at the front of protecting lives and property against fire. Promat service starts with the first technical consultation by the sales force and leads via computer-aided engineering to the concrete realization of the project.

A tunnel fire is an immense disaster. Images of recent catastrophes will always remain in our minds. Safeguarding peoples lives means installing and maintaining escape-possibilities. Fire damage to a tunnel always has enormous financial consequences. Of course, the repair costs are huge, but the effects on the infrastructure are even larger. Tunnels have been out of order for months after a fire. For example after the fire in the Channel tunnel the direct repairs cost some € 87 million the additional costs in lost business, replacement of infrastructure, materials e.g. train carriages bring the economic loss to € 211 million.

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