• The environmental protection and sustainability of firefighting equipment

    The environmental protection and sustainability of firefighting equipment

    Firefighting operations naturally require devices and personal protective equipment that function reliably under exceptional conditions. Depending on the scenario, they must protect against extreme influences such as heat and flame, cold and constant rain, but also fuels, hydraulic oil and - depending on the protection class - even against viruses and bacteria. Now you might think that protection under extreme conditions and a minimal ecological footprint are at odds with one another, and that you can only achieve one or the other. But despite the generally intensified discussion in recent years, we at Rosenbauer have always felt ourselves to be [...]

  • 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 [...]