A Historical Review of Fluorinated Foam Firefighting Agents, Performance Requirements/Environmental Safeguards Review

Presented at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition – March 2016

By Joseph Scheffey (JENSEN HUGHES) and John Farley (Naval Research Lab)

Presentation Overview:

  • Brief history of foam and the AFFF MIL SPEC
  • Fire extinguishing performance – why it matters
  • Environmental concerns/restrictions
  • Mitigation and challenges – approach going forward

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