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

Perimeter Solutions announced 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 each 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 combination of hydrocarbon surfactants and components that delivers wonderful foaming, vapor sealing, extinguishment and burn-back properties utilizing contemporary, sea or brackish water. Some fluorine-free foams are viscous and often present viscosity enhance when in contact with water. SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 creates very steady foams whereas preserving an analogous viscosity to traditional AR-AFFF foams. This considerably improves storage, handling and long-term stability. SOLBERG VERSAGARD enters the market with a rising variety of worldwide certifications, including 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 expertise innovation by the corporate within the area of fluorine-free foams. ‘At Perimeter Solutions, we’re engaged in an intensive growth programme for fluorine-free know-how that meets the very best degree of fire-suppression requirements,’ he said. ‘In addition to the superb firefighting performance, one of many key advances of SOLBERG VERSAGARD is its consistent viscosity when in contact with water, which is vastly different from many different fluorine-free foams in the marketplace. This can have a dramatic effect on dealing with and use charges in firefighting operations.’ he mentioned.
A broad range of use functions
SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 is designed to generate secure foams with high fluidity and slow drainage. This novel technology allows SOLBERG VERSAGARD to carry out similarly to fluorinated merchandise. It may be used with low-expansion foam equipment (nozzles and monitors) and medium- and high-expansion foam discharge devices to battle fires involving Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent gasoline fires. It is fully suitable and easily proportioned with normal firefighting tools, together with in-line inductors, self-inducting nozzles, fireplace truck pumps, bladder tanks, pump skids, balanced stress methods and more.
In No obligation to its glorious foamability and bubble stability, SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 has glorious wetting ability, making it additionally an effective tool for the extinguishment of Class A gas fires.
Multiple certifications reveal effectiveness
Perimeter Solutions has achieved a broad vary of certifications for SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 required for varied areas and purposes. The firefighting foam concentrate:
Has achieved the maximum ranking and is certified to European Standard EN-1568:2018 part 3 & four on all fuels with freshwater and seawater – IA/IA – IA/IA
Passes and is certified to European Standard EN-1568:2018 half 1 & 2 – to be used with medium- and high-expansion foam discharge gadgets
Has achieved International Maritime Organization certification MSC.1/Circ. 1312
Has been LASTFIRE batch-certified as GOOD/GOOD/GOOD with three nozzles (semi, asp, system)
Has achieved ICAO Level B
The company is pursuing further certifications for the product. SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 is available instantly on a worldwide foundation. Perimeter Solutions might be discussing the model new foam expertise 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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