Water tames fire…FireIce® kills it. Now on the U.S Forestry Qualified Products List!
A powerful weapon against fire.
When the FireIce® dry powder is added to water in very low concentrations (0.1 to 1.2 percent by weight) it rapidly absorbs water to produce a firefighting water enhancing gel that stops fire in its tracks. The dry powder is self dispersing in many applications, or can be easily mixed by in-line induction or by simple circulation. Consistency (viscosity) depends on the selected concentration. Try it out for yourself: Add one 3.125 oz. bottle to a standard 2.5 gallon water and watch a fire die fast! When applied directly to flame, FireIce® breaks the fire triangle by adhering to the fuel, rapidly cooling the heat source, and suffocating the fuel from its oxygen. Use as direct suppression, medium-term fire retardant or indirect proactive suppression as a protective barrier. Works great in most structural applications, vehicle, tire and dumpster fires. Wildland departments are beginning to learn of the amazing capabilities that FireIce® has suppressing fires in forests, brush and grass lands. Also a great option for the protection of structures and property exposed to an advancing fire.
- It's a dry powder. Add water and it becomes a powerful fire supressant gel that stops fire in its tracks
- Versatile tool used as a direct fire suppressant, medium term retardant or indirect proactive option
- Safe for firefighting equipment, inert, environmentally friendly, and is easy to use
- Does not require expensive retrofits for usage or harsh chemicals for wash down or clean up
- Makes fire suppression safer and easier than ever
- Providing a cost effective solution to fight fires that saves lives and property
- Available in single 3.125 oz. bottles, case of 24 3.125 oz. bottles, and 25lb. bucket
Cost Effective and Apparatus Friendly. No proportioning mixing plants or costly retrofits needed. Add one 3.125 oz. bottle to a standard 2.5 gallon water and be amazed at the fire fighting effectiveness. FireIce® can be also be used in ground and air apparatus tanks with an eductor. A 25 lb. bucket mixed with 250 gallons of water (10:1 ratio) works best for exposure protection, i.e. coating houses or property. A 25 lb. bucket mixed with 500 gallons of water (20:1 ratio) gives fire departments the ability to extend their tanks and still get excellent knockdown and control. In many applications the gel forms a cohesive layer which acts as a vapor barrier and prolongs the effectiveness of the water. No oily residues makes clean up quick and easy. Safe for equipment, inert, and environmentally friendly.
Saves water, time and money.
Adding FireIce®, significantly increases the knockdown power than water alone, thereby reducing the total amount of water needed to control and extinguish the fire. Knocking the fire down quickly and efficiently also leads to faster clean-up and turnaround time as well as getting firefighters out of harms way quicker. The effectiveness, ease of use, and versatility of FireIce® provides you with a cost effective solution to fight fires and save more lives and property. Available in single 3.125 oz. bottles, case of 24 3.125 oz. bottles, and 25lb. bucket.
How is FireIce® different from foam?
Foam consists of air bubbles in water (and a small amount of surfactant). When the bubbles burst, the foam collapses. Water when mixed with FireIce®, is held by a three-dimensional network of cross-linked polymers. When FireIce®, is applied to the fire, the water evaporates and the gel collapses sapping the fire of not only heat but oxygen as well. It takes longer for water to evaporate from the polymer, than for air bubbles to burst. This is how FireIce™ provides long lasting, efficient fire suppression and protection.
ANSI/UL-711 is very rigid and complex standard and is recognized and adopted by various International Standards, including:
- International Organization for Standards (ISO)
- American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- National Fire Codes of Canada (NRC) National Research Council
- ANSI/UL-711 is also approved under CAN/ULC S508
- FireIce® also complies with NFPA 10 (Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers) and NFPA 18A (Standard on Water Additives for Fire Control).