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Firefighting Foams

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Classification of Firefighting Foams

Orchidee is a leading developer & producer of a wide range of fire fighting foams, having over 25 years of experience in foam production. Orchidee supplies a wide range of foams , from the eco line all the way to the top performing products, used by fire brigades, oil & gas companies, petro-chemical companies, airports, the military and others. Our foams carry the most rigorous approvals for safety & performance and we pay special care to ensure that our products are environmentally friendly while maintaining high extinguishing performance.

Fluorine Free Foams

High performance Fluorine Free Foams. Our Fluorine free foams are the TOP of the line in the world updated foam products ! Our Fluorine Free Foams are 100% Fluorine FREE, with highest fire ratings according to the EN 1568 and exceptional Burn-Back resistance. These foams can be used as Low, Medium and High expansion foam and they are fully Biodegradable (97% within 14 days). We are able to offer these foams in various options of ratios : (1X3; 3X3 ; 3X6 ; 6X6).

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Product Proportioning Rate Freezing Point Approvals EN Rating Add to My Catalogue Compare
Hydro Carbons Polar Solvents Part 3 Heptane Part 4 Acetone Part 4 IPA
Orchidex BlueFoam 1X3 1% 3% -12°C EN 1B 1A 2B
Orchidex BlueFoam 3x3 3% 3% -12°C EN, LASTFIRE, ICAO 1A 1A 2B
Orchidex BlueFoam 3X6 3% 6% -12°C EN 3B 1A 2B
Orchidex BlueFoam 6X6 6% 6% -12°C EN 3B 1A 2B
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Afff Foams

AFFF Foams are used for Hydrocarbon Fuels, The Film Forming Material seals the Hydrocarbon and provides 100% protection againts ignition. AFFF foams are available in 1%, 3%, and 6% concentrations.
The foams can be used for the oil and gas industry, airports, military and harbors. Nevertheless, AFFF foams can be used for A fires as well

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Hydro Carbons Polar Solvents Part 3 Heptane Part 4 Acetone Part 4 IPA
Orchidex AFFF 1% F-TP (-15) 1% N/A -15°C EN, LASTFIRE 1A/1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 1% F TP (-27) 1% N/A -27°C EN 1A/1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 1% F-ECO 1% N/A -15°C N/A N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 1% TP 1% N/A -2°C EN, LASTFIRE 1A/1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 1% ECO 1% N/A -5°C N/A N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 3% F-HP 3% N/A -15°C EN, ICAO, LASTFIRE 1A/1B N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 3% F-ECO 3% N/A -15°C N/A N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 3% UL 3% N/A -5°C EN, ICAO, UL 1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 3% ECO 3% N/A -2°C EN 1D/3D N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 3% TP 3% N/A -9°C EN 1A/1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 6% F-TP 6% N/A -15°C EN 1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 6% UL 6% N/A -2°C EN, ICAO, UL 1A/1A N/A N/A
Orchidex AFFF 6% ECO 6% N/A -2°C EN 3D/3D N/A N/A
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Ar-Afff Foams

AFFF-AR foams are used for Polar Solvent Fuels. The special Alcohol resistant foam creates a polymeric layer on top of the Alcoholic Polar Solvent. AFFF-AR foams are available in various concentration:
1X1 ; 3X3; 3X6 ; 6X6. These foams have fast extinguishing and excellent burn-back properties. The AFFF-AR foams are mostly used in chemical and petro chemical industries.

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Hydro Carbons Polar Solvents Part 3 Heptane Part 4 Acetone Part 4 IPA
Orchidex ARC 0.5x0.5 F-HPL (Newtonian) 0.5 0.5 -15°C N/A 1C 2C 1C
Orchidex ARC 1x1 FL-ECO (Newtonian) 1% 1% -15°C EN 3B/3C 1C/1C 1C/2C
Orchidex ARC 1x1 F-HPL (Newtonian) 1% 1% -15°C EN 1B/1C 1B/1C 1B/1B
Orchidex ARC 1x3 F-HPL (Newtonian) 1% 3% -15°C EN 1A/2D 1C/1C 1C/1C
Orchidex ARC 3x3 F-HPL (Newtonian) 3% 3% -15°C EN 1C/ 1C/ 1C
Orchidex ARC 3X3 F-TPL (Newtonian) 3% 3% -15°C EN 1A/1B 1A/1B 1A/1B
Orchidex ARC 3x3 F-TP 3% 3% -15°C EN 1A/1A 1A/1B 1A/1B
Orchidex ARC 3x3 F-HP 3% 3% -14°C EN 1A/1B 1B/1C 1B/1B
Orchidex ARC 3x3 F-ECO 3% 3% -15°C EN 1A/1B 1B/1C 1B/1B
Orchidex ARC 3x3 UL 3% 3% -3°C UL,EN 1A/1B 1B/1C N/A
Orchidex ARC 3x3 HP 3% 3% -3°C EN 1A/1B 1B/1C N/A
Orchidex ARC 3x6 F-HP 3% 6% -15°C EN 1A/1A 1A/1B N/A
Orchidex ARC 3x6 F-TP 3% 6% -15°C EN 1A/1A 1A/1A 1A/1A
Orchidex ARC 3x6 UL 3% 6% -3°C UL N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex ARC 6x6 F-TP 6% 6% -15°C EN 1A/1A 1A/1A 1A/1A
Orchidex ARC 6x6 F-ECO L (Newtonian) 6% 6% -15°C EN 1C/3C 1C/2C N/A
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High Expansion Foams

High Expansion Foams are eco-friendly synthetic foams, developed to extinguish A and B fires. The High Expansion concentrates are especially formulated to produce high quality stable foam in order to fill large spaces. The High Expansion Foams can be used in Low, Medium and High Expansion. High Expansion foams are mainly used by fire brigades for A fires, for flooding large areas and for spillage B fires.

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Hydro Carbons Polar Solvents Part 3 Heptane Part 4 Acetone Part 4 IPA
Orchidex ME 1% F-ECO 1% N/A -15°C - N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex ME 3% F-ECO 3% N/A -15°C EN 3B /3C N/A N/A
Orchidex ME 3% HP 3% N/A -4°C EN 3C / 3C N/A N/A
Orchidex ME 3% F-10 3% N/A -10°C - N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex ME 3% ECO 3% N/A 0°C - N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex Training Foam 3% - 6% N/A -3°C - N/A N/A N/A
Orchidex ME 6% F-ECO 6% N/A -15°C EN 3C / 3D N/A N/A
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Class A Foams

Class A foams are a mixture of air, water and wetting agent and are developed to fight forest, trash and waste recycling fires. Class A foams have both foaming and wetting agent capabilities and are suitable for CAFS (Compressed air foam system). Class A foams are mainly used by municipal fire brigades, while they can be used for high expansion fires and spillage fires as well.

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Hydro Carbons Polar Solvents Part 3 Heptane Part 4 Acetone Part 4 IPA
Orchidex A 0.5% - 1% N/A -15°C EN 3C /3B N/A N/A
Orchidex A Royal 0.5% - 1% N/A -30°C EN 3C /3B N/A N/A
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Foams Substitutes

ORCHIDEE XF 3000 is a fluorine free water additive to increase the fire performance of water, when used by fire brigades on large fires, or in smaller units to minimize the quantity of water.

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A B
ORCHIDEE XF 3000 Foam Substitute 0.5% - 3% -3°C A B
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