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Thunderstorm W813A Foam

Thunderstorm W813A Foam

Williams Fire & Hazard Control's Thunderstorm W813A is an aqueous film forming foam concentrate that combines flourocarbon and hydrocarbon surfactant to provide superior fire and vapor suppression for Class B, polar solvent, and hydrocarbon fuel fires.

February 3, 2020

Wisconsin Moves to Restrict PFAS-Based Foam

Wisconsin Moves to Restrict PFAS-Based Foam

Wisconsin state legislators voted Tuesday to tighten restrictions on the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, referred to by some as "forever chemicals," in firefighting foam.

January 22, 2020

DX5011 Foam Stabilizer

Dynax's DX5011 is designed to be used in synthetic and protein-based alcohol-resistant firefighting foam agents such as AR-AFFF (Alcohol-Resistant Aqueous Film Forming Foam) and AR-FFFP (Alcohol-Resistant Film Forming Flouroprotein).

August 16, 2019

The Art of Making Foam

The Art of Making Foam

Foam chemistry is a delicate balancing act. A large component of this year’s Xtreme Industrial Fire & Hazard Training conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field involved acquainting industrial firefighters with the conflicting factors that make new fire foams difficult to develop.

July 1, 2019

C6 Foam Is Proving More Environmentally Reliable

Contamination issues at fire training facilities (particularly airports and defense sites) from intensive training use over decades, is raising government pressure, and focusing attention on the environmental costs of legacy PFOS and PFOA usage.

July 1, 2019

Dwight Williams Is Back in the Saddle Again

Dwight Williams Is Back in the Saddle Again

Rumors regarding the retirement of Dwight Williams, one of the leading figures in large-volume flammable liquid storage firefighting, have been greatly exaggerated if the March 20 extinguishment of the massive Intercontinental Terminals Co. fire in Deer Park, Texas, is any indication.

April 1, 2019

Understanding Obstacle Fire Hazards

It's important to understand the various characteristics associated with specific fire extinguisher models placed within such settings, as well as the types and configurations of Class B fires that can be presented.

April 1, 2019

Signature Series Foam

Signature Series Foam

US Fire Pump's Signature Series foam, the latest product from Dwight Williams, is a foam concentrate that's better than the original 3M ATC foam which he assisted in developing.

January 1, 2019

Williams' AR-AFFF Signature Foam Arrives

Williams' AR-AFFF Signature Foam Arrives

Dwight Williams joined with US Fire Pump and Auxquimia firefighting products of Spain in 2018 to introduce the new Signature Series 1% X 3% alcohol resistant aqueous film-forming foam concentrate to the international fire protection market.

January 1, 2019

Flourine vs. Non-Flourine Foam
The Benefits of Flourinated Firefighting Foam

Grasping the Slippery Truth

Long range environmental concerns threaten to torpedo the use of fluorinated surfactants in Class B firefighting foam.

January 1, 2019

Auxquimia Pushes Forward on C6 Fluorine Foam