Accession Number:

AD0844054

Title:

An Evaluation of High-Expansion Foam Systems for Protection of Naval Shore Facilities.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 24 May-26 Aug 68,

Corporate Author:

FACTORY MUTUAL RESEARCH CORP NORWOOD MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

The usefulness of high-expansion foam systems in Naval shore installations is evaluated on the basis of 1 a literature survey 2 evaluation of three representative foam systems 3 tests on one selected system to determine whether detriment to system performance results from combustion products if the foam generator is housed within the protected buildings and 4 a cost effectiveness comparison between qualified foam systems and water sprinkler systems. Based on the evaluation, recommendations are made relative to the use of high-expansion foam and alternative systems in Naval shore facilities. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE