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JUPITER, FL / November 20, 2014 /GelTech Solutions, Inc. (GLTC),
Is proud to announce that FireIce received system and agent certification for On Board Fire Suppression System performance from SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI). SFI is a non-profit organization, established to issue and administer standards for the quality assurance of specialty performance and racing equipment. The SFI Foundation has served the automotive aftermarket and the motorsports industry since 1978 and is supported by its sanctioning bodies which include virtually every organization affiliated with automotive racing in the world.
Testing of the FireIce product and fire suppression system was completed this week at an SFI affiliated lab in Denver, Pennsylvania where FireIce excelled in testing performed to SFI specifications for both system and agent performance. "We developed an innovative solution for a faster and more effective way to extinguish fires in race vehicles, using FireIce as the fire suppressing agent. The mixture of FireIce and water forms a gel that adheres to any surface providing a highly effective fire suppressant while also providing a protective shield to race vehicle occupants," stated Peter Cordani, GelTech Solution's chief technology officer and acting chief executive officer.
"FireIce is both non-toxic and non-corrosive making it a driver and equipment friendly product that will revolutionize on board fire suppression systems for race vehicles."As a result of the SFI certification, FireIce product delivery systems such as the onboard fire suppression system, the fire incident response vehicle skid unit and hand held fire protection equipment will soon be available for sale to racing facilities and automotive race teams in the United States and around the world.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help government agencies, industry, agriculture and the general public achieve goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires, all in an environmentally sensitive manner. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were discovered by inventor, chief technology officer and acting chief executive officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a dry polymer powder that when hydrated produces a water-based fire retardant and suppressant. FireIce is an extremely versatile tool used by wildland agencies, municipal fire departments, and utility and industrial companies around the world. FireIce can be used in all types of fire apparatus, including: fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, airtanker aircraft, wildland fire engines, and home defense units for personal home protection.
The Soil2O product line includes several non-toxic soil conditioners and dust abatement products designed to save water and protect the environment. Soil2O Dust Control is a ground breaking dust control product that saves up to 50% of the water required for effective dust control in road maintenance, construction, mining, and other industries. Soil Cap is a new, easy to apply product developed to provide long-term and maintenance-free dust and erosion control on stockpiles, construction, and roads. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level longer.
GelTech's newest product is GT-W14, an advanced absorbency technology to control fluid spills of all sizes, turning liquids into solid waste for easier and safer disposal. GT-W14 is highly effective on both dense and porous surfaces, and its advanced absorbency technology absorbs liquids much faster than traditional spill absorbent products. In independent laboratory testing, GT-W14 also reduced the hazardous chemical rating of multiple industrial fluids, oils, and chemicals that it was applied to and neutralized the PH of several acids and bases with no adverse chemical reactions on any of the fluids tested.
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