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Enviro 3% ICAO

Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO is a synthetic firefighting foam totally free from fluorinated surfactants and polymers.
The foaming characteristics of Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO allow the foam to fast spread across the burning liquid and get control of the fire. As a result, it is effective against hydrocarbon fires and with the presence of special polymers it is also effective against polar solvents.
Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO should be used at 3% proportioned solution on hydrocarbon liquids.

Application

Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO is intended for use on class B hydrocarbon fuels, and has specifically been tested against ICAO level B standard for use in airport firefighting. Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO can be used as low and medium expansion foam.

Fire Performance & Foaming

The fire performance of this product has been measured and documented according to "International Approvals" stated in this document. The foaming properties are depending on equipment used and other variables such as water and ambient temperatures. Average expansion 7:1, average ¼ drainage time 25:00 minutes using UNI 86 test nozzle.

Proportioning

Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO can easily be proportioned at the correct dilution using conventional equipment such as:

  • Inline inductors
  • Balanced pressure, variable flow proportioning systems
  • Bladder tanks
  • Around the pump proportioning systems
  • Water turbine driven foam proportioners
  • Self inducting branch pipes and nozzles

The equipment should be designed to the foam type.

Compatibility

Contact one of the Fomtec sales team with questions.

Technical data

Appearance

Clear yellowish liquid

Specific gravity at 20°C

1,00 - 1.02 g/ml

Viscosity at 20°C

≤ 2000 mPas

pH

6,5 – 8,5

Freezing point

0°C

Recommended storage temperature

0 - 55°C

Suspended sediment (v/v)

Less than 0,2%

Surface tension

≤ 27,0 dynes/cm

Environmental impact

Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO is formulated using raw materials specially selected for their fire performance and their Environmental profile. Fomtec Enviro 3% ICAO is biodegradable. The handling of spills of concentrate or foam solutions should however be undertaken according to local regulations. Normally sewage systems can dispose foam solution based on this type of foam concentrate, but local sewage operators should be consulted in this respect.

Full details will be found in the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS).

Storage / Shelf life

Stored in original unbroken packaging the product will have a long shelf life. Shelf life in excess of 10 years will be found in temperate climates. As with all foams, shelf life will be dependent on storage temperatures and conditions. If the product is frozen during storage or transport, thawing will render the product completely usable.
Synthetic foam concentrates should only be stored in stainless steel or plastic containers. Since electrochemical corrosion can occur at joints between different metals when they are in contact with foam concentrate, only one type of metal should be used for pipelines, fittings, pumps, and tanks employed in the storage of foam concentrates. We recommend following our guidelines for storage and handling ensuring favourable storage conditions.

Packaging

We supply this product in 25 litre cans and 200 litre drums. We can also ship in 1000 litre containers or in bulk.

Litres per piece

Packaging

Part no

25 litres

Can

12-3360-01

200 litres

Drum

12-3360-02

1000 litres

Container

12-3360-04

Bulk

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International Approvals

  • ICAO Level B

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