• Majorca, better protected against wildfires

    Majorca, better protected against wildfires

    With more than 16 million tourists from all over the world, the Balearic Islands are an exceptional destination for tourists. There you will find more than 1,000 kilometres of coastline, some 400 beaches, five nature reserves and one UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve Island, Minorca. 40 % of Majorca, the largest island in the archipelago, comprises protected nature areas. Institut Balear de la Natura (Ibanat) is the public company dedicated to the prevention and extinguishing of forest fires, forest management and conservation of protected natural spaces, public and recreational areas, huts and camping areas on the Balearic Islands. The two new [...]

Internship as Springboard to Rosenbauer

01.10.2019|0 Comments

Many roads lead to Rome, but also to Rosenbauer. In the case of Markus Furthlehner and Arif Tuna, this road was their summer job in 2018. The two young men - then still technical college students - spent last year's summer job at Rosenbauer's technical division. Markus Furthlehner, application [...]

  • Fluorine-free Foaming Agents in Preventive Fire Protection

Getting the Chemistry Right – Fluorine-free Foaming Agents in Preventive Fire Protection

25.06.2019|0 Comments

Surfactants reduce the surface tension of liquids and thus enable foaming. In everyday use, you can find them in soaps, shampoos, and detergents. Extinguishing foam contains fluorinated surfactants, some of which are known environmental toxins - here's an overview. Foaming [...]