Why Global Fire Safety Solutions?
Please consider for a moment, the advantage of choosing a fire safety system that has global compliance. Whether it’s new semiconductor equipment being manufactured by an original equipment maker, or used equipment being retrofitted or recommissioned for a new application, it is a point of rudimentary prudence to design the equipment and all of the sub-assemblies, including the safety systems, to comply with any and all foreseeable installation and operation requirements. The advantage of designing and installing fire safety solutions that are globally-compliant with any and all codes and regulations that might be applicable at the future point of operation, should be readily apparent upon initial consideration. When assaying the technical specifications for a new fire safety system it is of fundamental importance to adhere to relevant codes as well as ascertain the regional availability and legality of any components, materials, or consumables.
The Makings of Global Compliance
- SEMI S2
- FM Global
- City, State, Province, National Codes
- Regional Legality and Availability of Components, Material, and Consumables
- Expertly Designed for Global Compliance
- Global System Technical Support Capability
Achieving Global Compliance
It shouldn’t come as a big surprise that different states, provinces, and nations have disparate codes which regulate fire safety systems on semiconductor process equipment. It is not enough to design a system that adheres to SEMI S02, NFPA , CE, and FM Global requirements. System design and selection of fire safety system components that can be used anywhere in the world where the process equipment might be used, is really important. A bit of forethought saves a lot of headaches in the long term. What use is a CO2 fire suppression system in a country where the CO2 cylinders used in the design, and illegal and unavailable? What happens when your equipment that has compliant safety systems in one country, is moved to another country with different requirements? Without overwhelming you with hypothetical scenarios, suffice it to say, the right planning up front saves a lot of trouble and cost later.
Semiconductor Fire Safety Leadership
In addition to global fire safety solutions for semiconductor equipment, KFPI also provides fire safety leadership in the semiconductor EHS arena. We provide fire safety recommendations for industry improvements, equipment fire safety risk assessment and consulting, and system inspections and audits – regardless of size and scope of the requirement. KFPI also offers fire safety testing for semiconductor process chemistries and fire safety hazards, as well as research and development of new fire safety products and fire safety methodologies.
Fire Safety Solutions for:
- Wet Benches
- Ion Implanters
- Photolithography Steppers / Scanners / Lasers
- Chemical Distribution Cabinets
We maintain global teams of semiconductor fire safety technical experts who provide expertise in installing, testing, and certifying fire safety systems anywhere in the world. KFPI’s fire safety solutions are guaranteed to function as intended, and to comply with code requirements, anywhere in the world.
Semiconductor Equipment Fire Safety
KFPI (Koetter Fire Protection International) is a semiconductor fire safety company, 100% dedicated to semiconductor and related high-tech manufacturing process fire safety. Our global team is comprised of semiconductor experts who bring a diverse range of semiconductor technical expertise and a valuable depth of semiconductor process experience. We focus on the small but critical industry niche of fire safety for process tools. KFPI does not manufacture fire suppression equipment. We use the best quality components in our designs of custom-engineered fire safety systems for semiconductor process tools.
Please let us know about your requirements, and we will do our best to provide you the support you deserve.