Science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating systems and their testing technique
Keywords:compressed air foam generating system, fire extinguishing, compressed air foam, technical characteristics, foaming agent
Purpose. To formulate science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating systems and develop their testing technique.
Methods. Theoretical analysis, technical inspection, field tests.
Findings. As a result of the research work carried out jointly with the Open Joint Stock Company «MINSK MOTOR PLANT» Holding Managing Company an experimental model of the compressed air foam generating system was developed and manufactured. Science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics for this system have been formulated. It has been established that the experimental model of the compressed air foam generating system provides operation in the following basic modes: water supply for fire extinguishing; delivery of the wetting agent solution for fire extinguishing; compressed air foam supply for fire extinguishing; compressed air supply for operation of pneumatic rescue tools and equipment.
Application field of research. The formulated science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating system and the developed testing technique will be used in technical specifications during production at the OJSC «MINSK MOTOR PLANT» Holding Managing Company as well as other enterprises.
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