Aspects of foam need careful consideration – Part 2

Part 1 in the January issue looked at PFOS as a legacy issue, why foam is so beneficial when dealing with large flammable liquid fires and how fluorotelomer surfactants provide critical fuel shedding capabilities necessary for reliable, effective and efficient…

Aspects of Foam Need Careful Consideration – Part 1

There is much discussion about which options are best for future decision-making for Class B firefighting foam applications. It needs careful consideration before making such decisions to ensure the foams chosen will provide the required levels of not only environmental…

Solberg – Asia Pacific Foam School: A Big Success

This past September, the Whyte Island Live Fire Campus of the Queensland Fire & Rescue Service in Lytton, Australia was once again the site of Solberg’s annual firefighting foam fire school for the Asia Pacific region. As in past years,…

Firefighting Foams Selection and Use

Achieving a balance of performance and sustainability Firefighting foam is a suppression medium known for its effectiveness in preventing, extinguishing or controlling fires involving flammable liquids (Class B fuels). In recent years there has been significant discussion within the fire…

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