Changing to Fluorine Free fire fighting foams. Changing from fluorine based fire fighting foam concentrate to fluorine free foam concentrate is much more challenging than you might imagine. This section of our website is dedicated to helping our customers understand the benefits and risks.
Orion offers both foam concentrate sample testing and performance testing of complete foam systems. We bring a unique level of skills to these highly technical tasks. We have 30 years' experience designing foam system components and foam systems. Experience that gives us a depth of understanding that is hard to find anywhere else.
High viscosity foams represent a substantial technical challenge for proper foam system design. Each concentrate will have unique flow characteristics and many manufacturers do no provide adequate information for the end user. Flow through valves and fittings is also more complicated and not fully understood.