What people are saying about Compressed Air Foam (CAF)
Flourine-free, Compressed Air Foam
Compressed air foam is a major advancement in foam technology that has changed the way fire protection engineers deal with flammable liquid fire hazards. ACAF technology provides a tested and trusted delivery system with highly enhanced fire extinguishing performance characteristics. Our FM Approved systems using RE-HEALING ™ RF3 Foam offer state of the art, environmentally sustainable fire suppression solutions.
A survey of six Fire Departments
- Average reduction in water usage ranging from 26% to 35%.
- Property loss reductions between 16% to 25%; one department reported 36%!
- All six departments responded that they would purchase a CAF system again and wished that the purchase had been made sooner.
- The CAF system improved firefighter safety, and resulted in faster knockdown.
About our Fluorine-Free Foam
ACAF Fire Suppression Systems is FM Approved with Fluorine-free Foam.
ACAF was the first Fluorine-Free CAF Fire Suppression System to be FM Approved. Both the self-contained and fixed water fire suppression systems are Factory Mutual (FM) Approved with RE-HEALING ™ RF3 Foam from Solberg. The approval of these combined products was the first Fluorine-free, FM Approved, system in the special hazards fire suppression industry. RE-HEALING Foam Concentrates, known as “The Authentic Fluoro-Free Foam”, are an innovative environmentally sustainable fluoro-surfactant and fluoropolymer-free foam used to effectively extinguish Class B fuels with no environmental concerns for persistence, bioaccumulation or toxic breakdown. SOLBERG RE-HEALING foam concentrates are formulated using a tested and approved high performance synthetic foam technology to replace traditional AFFF foam concentrates and older fluoro-protein foams.
The FM Approval covers all of ACAF’s self-contained and fixed water systems as called out in FM Approval class 5136; Approval Identification 3047965.