Meeting safety, compliance, and regulatory requirements.

Most international safety organizations require that fire foam concentrates are tested on an annual basis. Fire foam storage containers operating under harsh environmental conditions, such as ships, terminals, offshore platforms, and airports, should be routinely monitored for fire foam contamination and deterioration.

Intertek provides fire fighting foam laboratory services for test low, medium and high expansion foam fire-fighting products. Fire foam testing is run to EN 1568 and ISO 7203 Standard specifications.

Intertek fire foam testing is provided on a global basis. Shipping fire foam samples is easy to arrange, and testing results are prompt and rapid.

Fire foam testing includes:

  • Appearance
  • Burn Back Resistance to Polar Solvents (Small scale fire test)
  • Density @ 20°C
  • Drainage Time
  • Expansion Ratio
  • pH Value
  • Sedimentation
  • Solution Concentration
  • Stability
  • Surface and interfacial tension
  • Viscosity @ 20°C

Fire Foam properties are tested to international methods, including ASTM, ISO, EN, etc.

Maritime industry and fire related services:

Intertek fire foam testing is provided by our United Arab Emirates and Belgium laboratories.

Shipping fire foam samples is easy to arrange, and fire foam test results and reporting are prompt and rapid.

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