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Fire has always been associated with vitality and divine. Warmth and brightness have always accompanied human existence in all daily practices: from the most trivial daily need to sacred priestly and divination activities. Shaping fire means, in some way, bringing human beings closer to the spirituality contained in a simple flame. Altro-fuoco (Other fire) is a brand that, with an excellent tradition and design is able to shape fire, giving it all the elegance of Made in Italy. There are many secrets to success. Here we will provide an overview of the virtues that make this brand unique and explain what a bargain is to purchase a product by Altro-fuoco.
Altro-fuoco introduces itself
Altro-fuoco is a products line by O.C.M.srl, a company based in Ponte Giulio (province of Orvieto). O.C.M.srl jealously guards the ownership of the brand, taking care of the whole production line from design to production. The company has over twenty years of experience in steel processing and a know-how of excellence in the combination of cutting-edge technology and traditional Italian design. The quality of the brand is ensured right from the selection of raw materials which must meet strict requirements to ensure safety and reliability. In fact, quality is one of the main goals of the entire O.C.M production chain.
It is ensured by means of a strict testing program in all production phases. In fact, each component must undergo interim trials and tests before the assembly.
The industrial establishment is equipped with cutting-edge machinery for steel processing that together with a high storage capacity can satisfy professionally and promptly every market need. The seriousness and reliability of the brand are witnessed by countless positive feedback and the UNI EN ISO 9001: 2008 certification.
These are the processing action carried out by the brand:
- Cutting materials (with LASER technology)
- Bending (cold and hot)
- Welding of metals and alloys
- CNC processing, stainless steel, aluminum and brass alloys
- Interim and Final tests
Bio-Flame: the crown jewel of Altro-fuoco
Bio-fireplaces are the crown jewel of Altro-fuoco. These furniture jewels are essential elements to create striking and exclusive locaitons. The spirituality of fire enhances the places making them unique and, at the same time, comfortably heated. The practicality of the device and the operation of bio-fireplaces make them adaptable to any environment.
In fact, these fireplaces don't have any flue pipe and therefore can be moved and installed anywhere. The power supply is very peculiar and is the organic component of the product. Basically, eco-friendly fireplaces require no chimney as they are fueled by a particular renewable and non-polluting fuel: bioethanol.
Bioethanol comes from denatured alcohol and is produced through the distillation of biomass such as corn, sugar beets, potatoes. This fuel is reliable and stable from an ecological and chemical point of view and it is in fact much used in multiple fields (also for cars, especially in Brazil).
Since biomass is a renewable resource, Altro-fuoco chimneys can be a valid instrument for the implementation of eco-sustainable policies with the utmost respect for the environment. Another winning feature of this fuel regards the fact that it produces non-toxic wastes during combustion. Furthermore, the carbon dioxide produced by the flame is comparable to that produced by a human being while breathing.
Bioethanol can be purchased directly from O.N.C, or if you decide to use other filling stations it is recommended to use 96% pure bioethanol.
Biomass fireplaces require a very low maintenance. In fact, during combustion they do not produce any ash. Therefore, the cleaning is limited to that required by an ordinary piece of furniture. The only extra care regards the cleaning of the burners, that must be carried out with specific additives for stainless steel.
During the coldest winters, the rooms or our house are made comfortable by the warmth produced by the flame which is sufficient to heat an area of over 30 m². In traditional fireplaces, 70% of the heat is dispersed due to the presence of the chimney. Instead, Altro-fuoco fireplaces' output is equal to 100% because there is no leakage. Despite the high efficiency of biomass fireplaces, they cannot constitute the main heating of a house, but they are pieces of furniture conceived to support the major heating source and contributing to significant energy savings.
O.C.M. products are designed by famous architects and designers recognized at an international level. The style is superb and it finds its strength in simplicity and linear forms. The company provides an excellent technical support, and a customization service of all products to meet any special furniture need. There are no limits to the adaptability of the product to any type of furniture. The line is compatible with any style and taste. It's normal for the designers of O.C.M. Ltd. To accompany their customers by the hand and lead them to the most appropriate solution for them, in terms of sophistication and convenience. The brilliance of ALtro-fuoco line is not limited to bio-fireplaces. In fact, the Italian style is also applied to wonderful furniture components such as indoor and outdoor lamps and torches.
The best furniture components are those that do not need any words to be described. What written above only describes the functional characteristics of the products by O.C.M. srl. We leave to the costumers the pleasure to browse the catalogue of the Altro-fuoco line.
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