Foam News & Articles


Foam News & Articles
The foam, which discharged accidentally, spilled onto the streets and surrounded two tanker trucks
Perfluorinated compounds have been linked to prostate, kidney and testicular cancer
An investigation found that the Air Force ran a series of tests dating back to the 1970s that found the firefighting foam harmed laboratory animals
How did you do? Make sure to share your results and challenge your colleagues
The current foam contains PFOS and PFOA, which are chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses
Infants and women who are pregnant or are nursing should not drink the water; is safe for other adults
Only five states are tracking the chemicals used in the foam and spilled from other sources through ongoing water monitoring
The military is investigating whether chemicals from its firefighting foam contaminated groundwater at hundreds of sites across the nation
In addition to making water go further, CAFS may reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing chemicals
The ceramic foam can handle temperatures of more than 1,832 degrees Fahrenheit and is fully biodegradable
If rail cars carrying flammable material crash, "blanket" will douse the blaze
Of the new products introduced this year, these nine have to potential to greatly improve firefighting
Police and fire officer units were equipped with small compressed air foam systems in the summer to slow or knockdown small fires
Like fire fuel sources, not all firefighting foams are equal; pick the right foam for the right fuel
The foam is stored in trailers along with equipment needed to apply the foam to a spill; the trailers will be deployed by early 2016
He is concerned about his exposure during training and that the material made its way into the base's drinking-water supply
The Wildland MPT allows a fire department to configure components, systems or functionality across a number of firefighting scenarios
While there is no one, clear answer, foam applications can bridge the gap
Let's think about the characteristics of different foams and apply them to fire officers
The company introduces FireSuppress, a non-corrosive foam that reduces water damage and chance of injury





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