• FIRE FLEX – putting the protective suit through its paces

    FIRE FLEX – putting the protective suit through its paces

    What requirements must modern protective firefighting clothing meet? Emergency crews are confronted by a wide variety of hazardous situations on a daily basis. Heat, flames, water, razor-sharp protruding parts and falling masonry, etc. pose constant sources of danger in various scenarios. But also dangers arising from overheating and fatigue often test the limits of emergency personnel in such exceptional situations. In order to ensure that high-performance protective clothing meets such technical requirements, Rosenbauer places great importance on practical tests and relevant examinations based on normative specifications before a new product is launched on the market. Some of these norm requirements [...]

  • ARFF Working Group - group picture during the tour of Rosenbauer.

Right ​in ​the ​middle ​of ​things – ARFF Working Group Confrence

25.06.2019|1 Comment

"Global Partners Working Together for Aviation Fire Safety & Protection" – it was under this slogan that the joint conference of the ARFF Working Group and the Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) was held from May 7-8, 2019 in Linz, Austria. The aim of the event was to enable experts [...]

  • Fluorine-free Foaming Agents in Preventive Fire Protection

Getting the Chemistry Right – Fluorine-free Foaming Agents in Preventive Fire Protection

25.06.2019|0 Comments

Surfactants reduce the surface tension of liquids and thus enable foaming. In everyday use, you can find them in soaps, shampoos, and detergents. Extinguishing foam contains fluorinated surfactants, some of which are known environmental toxins - here's an overview. Foaming [...]