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The latest stories regarding our products and the fire fighting foam industry.

FOAM CONCENTRATE TESTING REPORT
4 Oct 2019
What samples are needed for foam testing?
One of the things our Foam Testing Laboratory is asked most often is: what samples do I need to have my foam tested?To ensure your foam is tested as quickly...

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CEN logo
15 Feb 2019
News article: "The price of safety"
An article by Marc S. Reisch entitled "The price of fire safety" was published in the January issue of Chemical & Engineering News.The article is an overview of the history...

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foam test2
21 Dec 2017
Understanding why Fire Fighting Foams can Fail
As recommended by international standards such as NFPA 11: 2016 and BS EN 13565-2:2009, Fire Fighting Foam Concentrates should be inspected and tested at least annually by a certified laboratory,...

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FFF HOME Testing
20 Dec 2017
Introducing our new Worldwide Testing Service!
We know it’s not always easy to access a local foam test Laboratory, especially one with a proven track record that can deliver a fast, effective and impartial service.We have...

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FoamSeal
20 Dec 2017
Introducing - Foam Seal Oil
We’re proud to introduce our latest product – Foam Seal Oil – designed to offer a non-reactive barrier on stored Foam Concentrates, to help minimise evaporation and deterioration.Our Foam Seal...

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induction foam
19 Dec 2017
New - Induction Foam!
After 18 months of research and product development, we are now proud to be introducing our brand-new Induction Foam for offshore and onshore calibrations. Click here to view the Induction...

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EU
5 Dec 2017
EU New Regulation: EU 2017/1000, June 13 2017
A new European Commission Regulation  EU 2017/1000 was published on June 13 2017 regarding perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances.The regulation requires that by 4th July 2020, fire fighting...

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c6 news
15 Feb 2017
C6 Fire Fighting Foam - C6 Update
Over the last 15+ years, the Fire Fighting Foam Industry has been working to understand how environmental pollution arising from the use of non-C6 fluorinated AFFF concentrates can be removed.As...

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hi explosion
20 Jan 2017
A Hi-Ex Explosion!
In November of 2016, a Californian neighbourhood was covered by a sea of High Expansion Fire Fighting Foam after a fire-alarm malfunction at the nearby Mineta San José International Airport.   The foam began overflowing from...

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