Live demonstrations of FOGMAKER fire-suppression system at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018


FOGMAKER South Africa (Pty) Ltd. will conduct live demonstrations of its innovative triple-action fire-suppression system at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018.

“Our launch of FOGMAKER to the South African market at BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA 2015 was a huge success which motivated us to participate in bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018,” explains Managing Director of FOGMAKER South Africa, John Russell, who adds that they also walked away with the ‘best small stand’ award that year. “The fact that a number of our customers are also exhibiting this year is a clear indication to us that bauma CONEXPO AFRICA presents a most appropriate platform to showcase our FOGMAKER fire-suppression system.”

FOGMAKER makes use of water, the purest extinguishant, to attack all three components in the fire triangle namely heat, oxygen and fuel. Suitable for any engine compartment, the system uses high-pressure water mist (50-micron droplets) to effectively suppress a fire and cool down the compartment to prevent re-ignition.

“Equipped with automatic fire detection, which is independent of any power source, this  low-weight, low-maintenance system is simplicity itself,” says Russell. “Moreover, there is no powder or mess to clean-up after actuation, which keeps costs and downtime to the absolute minimum. After a discharge, it’s a simple matter of replacing the detector hose and refilling the piston accummulator.”

Russell confirms that the FOGMAKER will be installed on a number of their own and several customer machines (drill rigs & compressors) on display during Bauma.

Visitors to bauma CONEXPO AFRICA will be able to see the FOGMAKER’s impressive capabilities first hand with frequent  live demonstrations taking place at the company’s outdoor stand # ES 213.


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