Flashcards in FOAM Deck (8):
What is preferred Foam to use if entry into a pool of fuel ?
Fluoropolydol. Applied continuously when members enter foam blanket.
What is superior fire extinguishing concentrate for both hydrocarbons as well as polar solvents?
What are synthetic foams ?
Afff & Hi-Ex
There is a Yellow band on foam ?
Hi-ex is yellow. AFFF - black. Fluoroprotein - brown. Alcohol is green.
Dump 3 (5) gallon cans of concentrate into 500 gallon booster, 4 into 750 gallon tank. This produces 3% solution. When should this be done ?
When eductor cannot be placed into operation. **pumper being used not hooked up to hydrant.
Stretch a foam handline & put into operation if ? - 4 times.
2. Product on fire 2. Flam liquid 3. People going to work in it 4. Product causes exposure problem
Foam carrier: a 310 gpm foam nozzle & 95 gpm foam nozzle could supply 405 gallons of solution, educting at 3% solution there will be enough concentrate to last __ minutes?