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1

the normal compliment of thermo gel carried on the apparatus is? one gallon containers unless the probability of a brush fire increases requiring companies to carry ? one gallon containers

4
12

2

the product can be applied to all exterior structural surfaces and the coating should be applied to a ? thickness?

1/4 inch

3

when applying thermo gel to a structure, the correct application procedure would include?

start with the roof and then apply to vertical surfaces

4

the one gallon container of thermo gel will cover approximately?

500-700 square feet

5

thermo gel provides a high level of protection from all the following?

radiant heat
flying embers
direct flame impingement

6

thermo gel is liquid concentrate composed of super absorbent?

polymers

7

when thermo gel dries, it can be reactivated with a?

water mist

8

thermo gel ability to coat and cling to vertical surfaces makes it ideally suited for exposure protection. the product can be applied to all of the following with success?

metal and glass
stucco and wood
compressed gas cylinders
vegetation

9

cleaning the appliance should not be delayed more than ? hours because of thermo gels tendency to gel in the appliance.

12

10

monthly maintenance procedures for thermo gel involves?

rotating the stock with containers in quarters

11

it is recommended that during the application of thermo gel, firefighters work in pairs. the firefighter who is not applying thermo gel should assist by?

checking for coverage

12

foaming agents are mixed with air and water to produce air bubbles in a process known as aeriation. an aerated foam solution increases the surface area of the liquid increasing the heat absorption capability of the foam solution. foam blankets break down ? minutes following application.

15-30

13

thermo gel containers should be stored ? whenever possible

on their side

14

the shelf life for thermo gel before returning unused containers to the S and M division is?

there is no shelf life

15

following application, thermo gel can be expected to remain in place for?

6 to 36 hours

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