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Document ID (ISN)64586
CIS number 95-1078
ISBN(s) 3-17-012348-3
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rempe A.
Title Fire extinguishing agents - Properties, actions, uses
Original title Feuerl÷schmittel - Eigenschaften - Wirkung - Anwendung [in German]
Bibliographic information Verlag W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Hessbruehlstr. 69, 70565 Stuttgart, Germany, 5th ed., 1993. 167p. Illus. 15 ref. Index. Price: DEM 39.80.
Abstract An introduction on the history and principles of various fire extinguishing media is followed by chapters on properties and applications of each class of agent: water, foam, powder, halons, carbon dioxide and "other" (some, such as sand and salt, are useful in certain circumstances, while others are obsolete and noted only for completeness). Regulations and standards issued up to mid-1992 in Germany and the European Union, such as the gradual elimination of halons, are taken into account.
Descriptors (primary) extinguishing agents; fire fighting
Descriptors (secondary) brominated hydrocarbons; dry extinguishing powder; Germany; European Communities; safe working methods; water extinguishing systems; extinguishing foams; chemical extinguishing systems; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires