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TAN-04 V1.1 Changing to Fluorine Free or C6 Foam

 

Environmental restrictions imposed by legislation or policy in some Australian states is forcing end users and suppliers to increasingly consider use of fluorine free or C6 foam in applications where existing fluorinated foams, which are no longer considered environmentally acceptable, have been traditionally used.

The purpose of this Technical Advisory Note is to provide advice to those considering changing the type of firefighting foam used in existing pre-engineered vehicle foam water spray systems or portable or wheeled foam fire extinguishers to a fluorine free or C6 firefighting foam.

TAN-04 V1.1 Changing to Fluorine Free or C6 Foam

(Adobe PDF File)


Published: 22/5/2018

 

*Preview copy only (includes only the tables of contents, if applicable, and the purpose statement).


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