Flight passengers bring numerous electronic devices aboard today – thereby, they also pose a potential safety hazard if not working properly. Since smartphones, tablets, or notebooks contain lithium-ion batteries, they could overheat and catch fire. An innovative development by the XBAG GmbH renders possible what has long seemed hopeless: fighting such fires quick and simple.
Unlike conventional fire extinguishers, the XBAG is based on a formula that does not only instantly put out the battery fire, but also cools down the extremely hot batteries to room temperature within a short amount of time. Even more, the extinguishing agent does not pose a risk to health and is biodegradable. The bag, which has lent its name to XBAG, serves as heat-resistant storage of affected devices and prevents that toxic fumes enter the cabin. Currently there are two version available – the XBAG cabin and the XBAG cockpit
The unique combination of effective fire suppression and safe storage convinced the leading leisure airline TUI fly. In fact the airline ordered 132 pieces of XBAGS (84 for the cabin 48 for the cockpit)
About the XBAG GmbH:
XBAG GmbH specialise in providing safety equipment for the fighting of lithium Ion battery fires and their safe storage.
Founded in 2017 the XBAG GmbH, became part of the SACS Boysen Aerospace group which is an international group of companies specializing in the production and distribution of parts and equipment within the aerospace industry – ranging from standard parts to complex prototype manufacturing. In order to ensure a continuous high quality, the SACS Boysen Aerospace Group is only using qualified suppliers and modern manufacturing technologies. With the XBAG GmbH, the SACS/ Boysen Aerospace Group developed a safe and effective solution in suppressing battery fires aboard on airplanes for the first time ever