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2014

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Tactical Nozzle Light [Nozzle Light by Firefighting Hydropower]
Business Owner
Harvest hydropower of firefighting water to generate electricity for firefighter's lighting
Category
Facilities and equipment for public
Company
Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Award Number
14G080699
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2014

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Outline

Firefighters with heavy equipment can not light the dark scene by handing powerful flashlights since they have to hold water-shooting nozzle with strong reaction force. Tactical Nozzle Light, TNL is a powerful firefighting tool to help firefighters safely by the REINVENT of hydropower application. The TNL provides the lighting which is powered by the Innovative Turbo Generator harvesting partial energy of shooting water in firefighting tasks. The united performance of where-to-light as where-to-shoot water increases greatly the efficiency and safety of firefighting tasks.

Producer

Evan Kuo/PROFIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT CO.

Director

Yie-Zu Hu, Ming-Shan Jeng, Li-Ling Lee, James Chen, Evin Liao/Industrial Technology Research Institute

Designer

Jung-Huang Liao, Tzeng-Wuu Wey, Jia-Shyong Jan/Industrial Technology Research Institute

Market release pending
2014/12

Evaluation

Designed in the concept of harmony, the nozzle light helps fire-fighters extinguish fires more easily with powerful illumination. Powered by creative micro turbo-generator, it provides certain energy to be used for illumination, for example, Tactical Nozzle light (TNL) is able to run flashlight as bright as 25,000 candles. Designed to follow ergonomic, it is easy to operate. High solidity, long durability and long-life enhance fire-extinguishing efficiency and security, thus securing patented certification in Taiwan, China, USA, Japan and EU.

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