Tennessee Patent of the Month – November 2020
We don’t often think about it, but kitchen safety is very important. When we leave our homes, we often wonder, “did I leave the oven on?” When left unattended, stovetops can start fires that can put your house, or family at risk. Grease fires are common among household fires and are highly dangerous because they grow quickly and can’t be put out with water, a fire extinguisher is needed. Fire extinguishing or suppressing devices can be positioned above a stovetop, but are often bulky and not very glamorous. They’re usually too big for small apartment kitchens and sometimes that space is already filled by hood fans or microwaves. To increase kitchen safety and reduce the risk of fire, Suppressor, LLC has developed a new stove top fire extinguishing device.
Designed to be small yet effective, the device is a mountable container that sits above the stovetop. It can be attached and detached to allow for repositioning. It’s small, not very noticeable, and doesn’t reduce kitchen space unlike the conventional extinguishers. The container holds fire suppressant material, such as baking soda, potassium bicarbonate, potassium chloride or other dry fire suppressants. It features a heat responsive actuator on the container closure, which opens the container to deposit the fire suppressant onto the stovetop fire automatically. With Suppressor, LLC’s device, you can worry less about fires and your kitchen space.
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