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[DPRG] Fire extinguisher

Subject: [DPRG] Fire extinguisher
From: David P. Anderson dpa at io.isem.smu.edu
Date: Mon Feb 4 00:04:43 CST 2002


Rodent wrote:

> If you really wanted to go high-tech, you could make something like a fire
> sprinkler head with a thermal fuse. Suspend the device over the candle and
>  when the heat melts the fuse it dumps a container of water.

One low-tech solution we've seen is a long balloon filled with
CO2 attached to the top of the robot.  When the robot gets close
enough to the candle (I think the rules say 12 inches) the
candle pops the balloon and extinguishes itself.  Very clever.


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