• Equipped for emergencies: special vehicles for the oil refining industry

    Equipped for emergencies: special vehicles for the oil refining industry

    Oil: still one of the most important raw materials today. It forms the basis of countless products, and thus has enormous influence on the world market. Prior to the final products being created, a large number of processes and process steps are often necessary: from extraction through various transport methods, to refining and further processing. The processes are associated with complex procedures, with the processing plants themselves being technologically sophisticated industrial complexes of which advanced fire protection technology is an essential component. However, a combustible raw material always represents a risk. Thus, there is always the underlying risk that - [...]

  • 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 [...]