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JUPITER, FL--(Marketwired - September 25, 2013)
GelTech Solutions, Inc.(OTCBB: GLTC) (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announced today that it has performed additional FireIce product demonstrations and participated in the ISAF Fire trade show in Turkey. This trade show showcases the many facets of firefighting, fire protection, health and safety.
The ISAF Fire trade show, held annually, was attended by representatives from GelTech's FireIce Turkish distributor, Nano Girisim, Ltd. Sti. (SET Fire) who, along with GelTech's U.S based trainers, met with government fire officials from the Middle East and Europe.
The trade show, demonstrations, and our relationship with SET Fire identified a number of potential new industrial uses for FireIce. SET Fire introduced GelTech to the Industrial Fire Chief who endorsed FireIce for use in Turkey's industrial sector. He will be communicating its efficacy and presenting data collected during their demonstrations to the Turkish Minister of Commerce. During the first demonstration, SET Fire and GelTech had Fire Chiefs in all districts of Istanbul Itfaiye (Istanbul fire departments) in attendance. Kocaeli Itfaiye, another city in Turkey, hosted 8 additional area departments.
FireIce also conducted demonstrations with the Antalya Organize Sanayi Bölgesi Itfaiye (industrial fire brigades) which provided personnel and fire trucks so FireIce would be better equipped to demonstrate the product in front of several large industrial manufacturing companies."The overwhelming support we received from the Turkish Itfaiye as well as representatives from the Turkish government further validates our product's use in many situations," stated CEO Michael Cordani. "Our team of U.S. based trainers supported the efforts of SET Fire who coordinated and financed the series of successful demonstrations and will continue to support SET Fire as they pursue the potential new uses for FireIce in Turkey and other international cities."
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection. FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus: fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and all equipment used in municipal applications. FireIce is a water enhancing powder that can be utilized both as a fire suppressant in urban firefighting, including underground utility fires, and in wildland firefighting and as a medium-term fire retardant to protect wildlands, structures and firefighters.
GelTech developed the patent pending Emergency Manhole FireIce Delivery System (EMFIDS) which is an innovative system designed to deliver a mixture of FireIce and water into a manhole in order to coat the ladder and the utility worker in the event of an incident involving an explosion or fire in the manhole while utility workers are performing routine repairs or maintenance.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control" products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. 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.
For more information on GelTech, please visit:www.geltechsolutions.com
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