Foam

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ISBN: EFGFM9001

$395.00

Overview

Objectively teaches emergency responders what they need to know to select, prepare generate and apply foam to a Class A or B fire or hazardous materials spill. Topics covered:• Studies all of the basic concentrates currently on the market, including high expansion, fluoroprotein, AFFF, FFFP, alcohol resistant, and Class A More »

Description

ISBN: EFGFM9001

Objectively teaches emergency responders what they need to know to select, prepare generate and apply foam to a Class A or B fire or hazardous materials spill. Topics covered:

• Studies all of the basic concentrates currently on the market, including high expansion, fluoroprotein, AFFF, FFFP, alcohol resistant, and Class A foams.
• Discusses the special properties and drawbacks of each which will make them appropriate or inappropriate for particular situations.
• Emphasizes the value of pre-incident planning, and tells how to analyze a site to determine what type and quantity of foam concentrates to keep available
• How to prepare foam, including proportioning to achieve the right mix of water and concentrate
• Close attention to polar solvents, particularly ethanol and the use of aocohol resistant foam concentrates and foam concentrates that can be used on polar solvents and hydrocarbons
• Fighting tank fires
• NFPA foam application specifications
• Safety equipment, including skin & eye protection
• Rules of compatibility
• Protecting exposures
• Protecting the integrity of the foam blanket
• Eliminating the source of the leak
• Up-to-date portrayal of equipment used in foam preparation & delivery

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