Perimeter Solutions introduces SOLBERG VERSAGARD line of fluorine-free, alcohol-resistant firefighting foam concentrates for Class B applications

Perimeter Solutions introduced the introduction of a new line of fluorine-free firefighting foam concentrates for common function use. Called SOLBERG VERSAGARD, the fluorine-free line debuts with SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100. SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 multipurpose 3×3 fluorine-free foam concentrate is an alcohol resistant, state-of-the-art pseudoplastic foam technology designed for extinguishing and securing both Class B (hydrocarbon and polar solvent liquid fuel) and deep-seated Class A fires. This biodegradable and non-persistent concentrate is made with no siloxanes and is a mixture of hydrocarbon surfactants and additives that delivers glorious foaming, vapor sealing, extinguishment and burn-back properties using recent, sea or brackish water. Some fluorine-free foams are viscous and sometimes present viscosity enhance when in touch with water. เกจวัดco2 -100 creates very secure foams whereas keeping an analogous viscosity to traditional AR-AFFF foams. This considerably improves storage, dealing with and long-term stability. SOLBERG VERSAGARD enters the market with a rising number of international certifications, together with EN-1568-1/2/3/4:2018, LASTFIRE, ICAO B and International Maritime Organization.
According to Javier Castro, General Manager for Perimeter Solutions Fire Safety Group, SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 is an instance of the continuing technology innovation by the company in the space of fluorine-free foams. ‘At Perimeter Solutions, we’re engaged in an intensive development programme for fluorine-free expertise that meets the very best degree of fire-suppression requirements,’ he stated. ‘In addition to the superb firefighting performance, one of many key advances of SOLBERG VERSAGARD is its consistent viscosity when involved with water, which is vastly different from many other fluorine-free foams on the market. This can have a dramatic impact on handling and use rates in firefighting operations.’ he said.
A broad vary of use applications
SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 is designed to generate secure foams with excessive fluidity and gradual drainage. This novel technology permits SOLBERG VERSAGARD to perform equally to fluorinated merchandise. It may be used with low-expansion foam gear (nozzles and monitors) and medium- and high-expansion foam discharge gadgets to fight fires involving Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent gasoline fires. It is totally suitable and easily proportioned with standard firefighting equipment, including in-line inductors, self-inducting nozzles, hearth truck pumps, bladder tanks, pump skids, balanced pressure techniques and extra.
In addition to its glorious foamability and bubble stability, SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 has glorious wetting capability, making it additionally an efficient tool for the extinguishment of Class A gasoline fires.
Multiple certifications reveal effectiveness
Perimeter Solutions has achieved a broad vary of certifications for SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 required for numerous areas and functions. The firefighting foam concentrate:
Has achieved the maximum score and is certified to European Standard EN-1568:2018 part 3 & 4 on all fuels with freshwater and seawater – IA/IA – IA/IA
Passes and is licensed to European Standard EN-1568:2018 half 1 & 2 – to be used with medium- and high-expansion foam discharge devices
Has achieved International Maritime Organization certification MSC.1/Circ. 1312
Has been LASTFIRE batch-certified as GOOD/GOOD/GOOD with 3 nozzles (semi, asp, system)
Has achieved ICAO Level B
The firm is pursuing further certifications for the product. SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 is out there instantly on a world foundation. Perimeter Solutions might be discussing the new foam know-how at the AOG Energy Conference in Perth, Australia, 11–12 March 2021, Stand D23.
For more information, go to www.perimeter-solutions.com
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