New Firefighter Tool

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    Those crazy Japanese have found a way to cut through tempered steel with a jet of water mixed with sand, thus eliminating the risk of starting additional fires with the sparks caused by cutting metal with metal when rescuing survivors.

    http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20070120p2a00m0na027000c.html
     
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    That is a great idea and actually besides the cost of the rig it would have some good benefits since Japan is prone to earthquakes and being able to cut though debris could be a lifesaving task. This would be interesting if used on ships and how it would be affected during the cutting of aluminum and class delta type fires that don’t need o2 to burn?
     

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