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

3 Jul 2018
No matter what changes happen in the FireFighting Foam market – we’ve got you covered. Established in 1984, we have 30+ years’ experience in FireFighting Foams and Foam Testing. As Scotland’s only...

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foam test2
21 Dec 2017
Understanding why Fire Fighting Foams can Fail
Foam TestingAs recommended by international standards such as NFPA 11, BS EN 13565-2:2009 and BS 5306, Fire Fighting Foam Concentrates should be inspected and tested at least annually by a...

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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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IFJ
2 May 2017
F3 versus AFFF: Check the facts!
"Fluorine-free foams are not as effective as AFFF agents at extinguishing flammable liquid fires," claims an article by Tom Cortina of the Fire Fighting Foam Coalition in the latest issue...

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FFF airport
7 Mar 2017
Can F3 Foams take the heat?
An article entitled "Can F3 agents take the fire security heat?", written by Mike Willson of Willson Consulting, was recently featured in the magazine International Airport Review.The article provided an...

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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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