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HI-EX FOAM CONCENTRATE: DEFINITION, USAGE, HOW IT WORKS AND EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!

We can not use only one kind of foam concentrate to extinguish every kind of fire. The extinguisher to be used depends on the factors causing a fire – agent that caused a fire ( electrical damage, gas leakage, fuel, alcohol, etc), place ( indoors or outdoors) and so on.

 

Hi-ex foam concentrate commonly known as detergent concentrates is one of the types of foam concentrates lets have a look at its properties, usage and how it works!

 

HI-EX FOAM CONCENTRATE

 

These multipurpose synthetic foams are typically a blend of high activity synthetic foaming agents and foam stabilizers, specially formulated to produce high-quality stable foam.

It is comprised of fatty alcohols, alkyl sulphates and butyl carbitol. They expand at high ratios to quickly form voluminous foam for specific applications in fire and vapour suppression.

 

USAGE

 

It is often used to suppress fire in large buildings with valuable property in it :

  • Warehouses
  • Engine rooms
  • Transformer buildings
  • Cable tunnels
  • Underground storage facilities
  • Basements
  • Ship holds
  • Aircraft Hangars
  • It is used to extinguish class A fire.

 

HOW IT WORKS 

 

High expansion foam agents are highly effective fire suppression tools in open and indoor spaces. HI-EX foam can also effectively reduce vapour concentrations downwind from hazardous low boiling point gaseous products, such as ammonia spills. It also has the capability of completely flooding large rooms and enclosures with foam thus suppressing massive fires with the least amount of water. 

 

Foamtech antifire is a leading company in this field and they are making the best products in their labs under the guidance of renowned scientists. 

For more information, you can visit their website: Foamtech Antifire

You can also check their facebook page for getting daily updates regarding fire safety.

 

If you want to know anything about AFFF foam concentrate or AR-AFFF foam concentrate you can read these blogs – 

 

AFFF Foam concentrate

 

AR-AFFF Foam Concentrate

 

Hence, all the important points regarding this topic are mentioned in this blog which will surely give answers to all your questions. We tried to keep it short and simple as much as possible. Hope this blog was helpful for you!