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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

HOW MUCH DOES THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER WEIGH?

APRX. 30 LBS

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

THE REACH OF THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER IS?

35 TO 40 FT

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

AT WHAT TEMPERATURE DOES THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER FREEZE?

32 DEGREES F

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

WHAT TYPES OF FIRE WOULD THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER BE USED AT?

CLASS B FIRES - PIT FIRE (OIL BURNER), FLOWING FLAMMABLE LIQUID FIRE, GREASE FIRE, CAR FIRE

SPECIAL CLASS A FIRES - TIRE FIRE, SMALL RUBBISH FIRE

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

DURING THE DAILY INSPECTION OF THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER, WHAT ARE YOU CHECKING FOR?

- DAMAGE OR CORROSION

- CONDITION OF THE CAP AND COLLAR THREADS

- SERVICEABILITY OF THE GASKET

- AIR PRESSURE (100 PSI)

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

HOW DO YOU RECHARGE THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER?

- INVERT EXTINGUISHER AND SQUEEZE LEVER TO RELEASE RESIDUAL AIR PRESSURE

- RINSE EXTINGUISHER THOROUGHLY

- ADD 2 GALLONS OF WATER

- SLOWLY ADD 10 OUNCES OF 3% AFFF CONCENTRATE

- REPLACE CAP AND RECHARGE TO 100 PSI

- INVERT EXTINGUISHER SEVERAL TIMES TO ASSURE PROPER MIXTURE

- LABEL WITH DATE OF RECHARGE

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

CAN YOU MIXES TYPES OF FOAM CONCENTRATE WHEN FILLING THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER?

NO

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FF CHAN IS THE CAN MAN DETAILED TO L136 FOR THE DAY TOUR. WHILE GOING OVER THE RIG HE ASKS HOW YOU WOULD OPERATE THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER AT AN OPERATION. WHAT WOULD BE THE CORRECT WAY TO EXPLAIN TO FF CHAN HOW TO USE THE AFFF EXTINGUISHER?

•PLACE FINGER OVER NOZZLE, DO NOT DRIVE STREAM DIRECTLY THROUGH SURFACE

2.3 It is not necessary to play AFFF against a backboard or the side of the tank to form a film on the oil surface; it can be applied gently on the surface of the oil by placing a finger over the nozzle. The stream should not be driven directly through the surface due to the possibility of causing a steam explosion or splashing hot oil back on the operator.

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A CAN FF SHOULD ANTICIPATE THE USE OF AN AFFF EXTINGUISHER. WHAT WOULD GE ONE INDICATION FOR A FF OPERATING IN THE FIELD THAT HE SHOULD BRING THIS TYPE OF EXTINGUISHER?

•BLACK SMOKE FROM CELLAR CONSIDER BRINGING AFFF

3.3 Anticipate when the use of this extinguisher may be needed. For example: If you see black smoke coming from a cellar, consider bringing the AFFF extinguisher.

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FOAM ADD 1 - AFFF EXTINGUISHER

IF THE EXTINGUISHER IS NOT USED WITHIN _____ AFTER CHARGING, IT MUST ME EMPTIED, REFILLED AND RECHARGED

1 YEAR

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