How to transport unsafe materials
At Igne we have our own pressurised safe containment vessel; it can be used for the safe storage and transportation of any unsafe material from volatile munitions to lethal viruses. You can even hire it!
How much damage do you think 8kg of explosive material could cause?
Would it make a hole in a wall, destroy a car or blow up an entire building?
Considering the 50kg aircraft bomb was the smallest conventional bomb in the German armoury during WWII, and it had an explosive charge of approximately 23kg, perhaps 8kg wouldn’t do much damage…
Actually, shockingly, such a relatively small amount can wreak substantial destruction.
This is what 8kg of TNT did when detonated in a car for a demonstration by our friends at Dynasafe:
Protecting clients and communities from deadly threats
- Unexploded ordnance and explosive devices can have lethal consequences if mishandled.
- Unstable or unsafe materials such as viruses or chemical munitions pose an equally deadly risk.
- At Igne, we help clients and communities stay safe from the risk of these threats – and we do so in a number of ways…
For construction clients in the UK or Germany for example, we can assess the level of risk of encountering unexploded ordnance on a site and advise on the steps they should take to stay safe.
For humanitarian partners operational in post or current conflict nations, we can detect and clear landmines or dispose of improvised explosive devices.
For renewable energy clients laying cables or building wind farms in the marine environment, we can remove the threat posed by dumped chemical munitions.
And whether our clients need us to work on land or in the marine environment, we are their end-to-end service provider, insuring them against risk and ridding them of it.
From risk assessment to threat containment
In the UK, it’s common for the army or navy bomb squadrons to be called when an explosive threat is uncovered – whether that’s a large WWII bomb on a construction site for example, or a grenade pulled from a canal by a magnet fisherman.
But did you know, we have our own pressurised safe containment vessel at Igne? We call it a bomb chamber – but it can be used for the safe storage and transportation of any unsafe material – from volatile munitions to lethal viruses.
This means we can safely transport and dispose of explosive threats for our clients, enabling them to stay safe and get back to work very quickly, without the inevitable delay faced when waiting for the bomb squad to mobilise.
And we can even deploy the pressurised safe container to support the transportation or containment of other unsafe materials for third party clients.
Watch our hydrogen pressurised containment vessel neutralise explosives
Watch how hydrogen pressurised containment vessel, from Dynasafe, safely neutralises an 8kg charge (jump to 1 minute if you only want to see the bomb chamber and no big explosions!)
Not only can we rapidly deploy to your site in the event of an unexpected find – we can support you by removing the explosive threat.
Alternatively, our pressurised chamber is yours to hire for the transportation or containment of any unsafe material.
Contact us today to learn more about the services we can offer or the capabilities of the chamber. We look forward to hearing from you and supporting you.
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