JUPITER, Fla., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCPINK: GLTC) is pleased to announce that FireIce, the latest in cutting edge fire retardant and suppression technology, will be featured on The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation television show broadcast on CBS on Saturday, April 25th. Recently nominated for three daytime Emmys, Innovation Nation is dedicated to the celebration of the inventor's spirit. This week's episode will focus on GelTech's chief technology officer Peter Cordani, and the benefits of using FireIce in a variety of firefighting applications.
"We are excited to have Peter and FireIce featured on such an outstanding and well recognized television program," stated Michael Reger, president of GelTech. "This is an excellent way to increase awareness of FireIce, our environmentally friendly, non-corrosive and highly effective firefighting product which is being used in a variety of industries and applications to suppress fires and protect assets from fire."
The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation television program, hosted by CBS news correspondent Mo Rocca, is presented by Litton Entertainment and The Henry Ford. The program, part of the CBS educational block "The Dream Team, It's Epic!" airs on Saturday mornings and features the stories behind past and present inventions. In the FireIce segment, correspondent Alie Ward explores the discovery of FireIce, as well as a few of the many firefighting applications of FireIce.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help government agencies, industry, agriculture, and the general public achieve goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires, all in an environmentally sensitive manner. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the Company by inventor, chief technology officer and acting chief executive officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a dry polymer powder that when hydrated produces a water-based fire retardant and suppressant. FireIce is an extremely versatile tool used by wildland agencies, municipal fire departments, and utility and industrial companies around the world. FireIce can be used in all types of fire apparatus, including: fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, airtanker aircraft, wildland fire engines, and home defense units for personal home protection.
The Soil2O product line includes several non-toxic soil conditioners and dust abatement products designed to save water and protect the environment. Soil2O Dust Control is a ground breaking dust control product that saves up to 50% of the water required for effective dust control in road maintenance, construction, mining, and other industries. Soil Cap is a new, easy to apply product developed to provide long-term and maintenance-free dust and erosion control on stockpiles, construction, and roads. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level longer.
GelTech's newest product is GT-W14, an advanced absorbency technology to control fluid spills of all sizes, turning liquids into solid waste for easier and safer disposal. GT-W14 is highly effective on both dense and porous surfaces, and its advanced absorbency technology absorbs liquids much faster than traditional spill absorbent products. In independent laboratory testing, GT-W14 also reduced the hazardous chemical rating of multiple industrial fluids, oils, and chemicals that it was applied to and neutralized the PH of several acids and bases with no adverse chemical reactions on any of the fluids tested.
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