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Silvara APC+ Versatile Fluorine Free Foam 3%


Versatile Fluorine Free Foam Alternative to AFFF/AR Fire Fighting Foams

Silvara APC+ is a versatile fluorine free foam for extinguishing hydrocarbon fuel, polar solvent fuel and solids fires. This effective foam concentrate forms a resistant foam with a high drainage time, insulates the fuel of the oxygen and extinguishes the fire.

It is an alternative to the use of AFFF/AR products and is suitable for use at 3% with fresh, sea or brackish water.

Silvara APC+ can be used for Class A fires (solids) and Class B fires (hydrocarbon fuels and polar solvent fuels) using low expansion devices at concentration of use of 3% with fresh, sea or brackish water and medium expansion at 6%. It can be used with aspirating discharge devices (nozzles, foam chambers,…) resulting in higher expansion ratios and longer drainage time.

Silvara APC+ can be easily proportioned using most conventional proportioning equipment such as: balanced pressure pump and bladder tank proportioners, around the pump type and venturis proportioners, and handline nozzles with fixed induction/pickup tubes.

Silvara APC+ has a biodegradability at 7 days up to 98% and 28 days at 100%, and so it is a “Fully biodegradable” foam concentrate

Induction rate                                      3%
Surface Tension, mN/m                 ≤ 30
(3%, deionized water)
Interfacial Tension, mN/m              2-5
(3%, cyclohexane)
Low expansion index                     ≥ 6,5
(3%, fresh water)
Drainage Time 25%                        ≥ 20’

Shelf life is 20-25 years if stored according to the recommendations of vs FOCUM. Annual testing of all firefighting foams is recommended by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

APC+ is just one of our versatile fluorine free foam products. Contact us for advice on which fluorine free foam is best for your application.

We are proud partners with VS Focum – world leaders in the manufacture and development of fire fighting foam concentrates. See our other foam products from VS Focum.

Now distributing to Indonesia and Oceania (incl Papua New Guinea, Fiji, New Caledonia, Somoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and beyond).

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