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foam test

Wir sind stolz darauf, dass sich die GBR auf unsere Produkte und unseren Service verlässt. vaPUREx AR 3x3 F-5 #8342: - Leistungsstarkes Schaumlöschmittel für Industriefeuerwehren- Schnelle Verfügbarkeit & Notfalllieferungen- Umfangreich getestetes PFAS-freies Schaumlöschmittel

sthamer-admin
05.02.24
foam training
28.08.2023

Customers often tell us that foam exercises with our foam agents are prohibited. They refer to the statement in our Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that discharge into the sewer system is not allowed. This connection is not quite correct: - A Safety Data Sheet always applies only to the product in its delivered state - in this case, the foam concentrate! […]

sthamer-admin
28.08.23
netzwasser umweltverträglich Forest fires wildland fires

Information on the safe use of wetting agents (STHAMEX® Performance 1% and STHAMEX® 3% F-15) for extinguishing vegetation and forest fires, summarized briefly and clearly: Download 'Waldbrand Einsatzhinweis Netzwasser' (Wildland Fire Application Note Wetting Agents)Download 'Application advice - wetting agents for wildland fires

sthamer-admin
28.06.23
Trade fair
12 to 13 March 2024

Visit us at the StocExpo in Rotterdam (Holland ) at stand D2!

sthamer-admin
12.02.24
foam foam school training
11- 15 March 2024

Training der Brandbekämpfung bei großen Flüssigkeitsbränden. Vom 11. – 15. März organisieren H2K und Dr. STHAMER in Kooperation die 8. Ausgabe der internationalen FOAM SCHOOL in Vernon (Frankreich). Das 5-tägige Seminar ist ein ansprechender Mix aus theoretischen Grundlagen, Vorführungen, Arbeitskreisen und praktischen Übungen. Die Trainer sind international anerkannte Fachleute auf ihren jeweiligen Fachgebieten aus den […]

sthamer-admin
05.01.24
flughafen schaumtest

In an airport emergency every second counts. That's why airports count on the best equipment available. Fire engines which meet ICAO standard achieve high acceleration values rates and carry tons of fire extinguishing agent. The fire extinguishing foam used must also meet special performance criteria on kerosene and aviation fuel. With vaPUREx® LV ICAO C 3%, Dr Sthamer is setting new standards

sthamer-admin
15.02.24
Forest fires
05.07.2023

A wildfire is a devastating natural phenomenon that annually destroys vast areas of forest and poses a threat to humans and animals. The impacts of wildfires are not limited to the affected ecosystems but also have far-reaching consequences for the climate and air quality. Moreover, they pose a significant economic risk to forestry and forest management. […]

sthamer-admin
05.07.23
News

In an airport emergency every second counts. That's why airports count on the best equipment available. Fire engines which meet ICAO standard achieve high acceleration values rates and carry tons of fire extinguishing agent. The fire extinguishing foam used must also meet special performance criteria on kerosene and aviation fuel. With vaPUREx® LV ICAO C 3%, Dr Sthamer is setting new standards

sthamer-admin
15.02.24 5 min read
News

Visit us at the StocExpo in Rotterdam (Holland ) at stand D2!

sthamer-admin
12.02.24 5 min read
News

Wir sind stolz darauf, dass sich die GBR auf unsere Produkte und unseren Service verlässt. vaPUREx AR 3x3 F-5 #8342: - Leistungsstarkes Schaumlöschmittel für Industriefeuerwehren- Schnelle Verfügbarkeit & Notfalllieferungen- Umfangreich getestetes PFAS-freies Schaumlöschmittel

sthamer-admin
05.02.24 5 min read
News

Training der Brandbekämpfung bei großen Flüssigkeitsbränden. Vom 11. – 15. März organisieren H2K und Dr. STHAMER in Kooperation die 8. Ausgabe der internationalen FOAM SCHOOL in Vernon (Frankreich). Das 5-tägige Seminar ist ein ansprechender Mix aus theoretischen Grundlagen, Vorführungen, Arbeitskreisen und praktischen Übungen. Die Trainer sind international anerkannte Fachleute auf ihren jeweiligen Fachgebieten aus den […]

sthamer-admin
05.01.24 5 min read
News

Customers often tell us that foam exercises with our foam agents are prohibited. They refer to the statement in our Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that discharge into the sewer system is not allowed. This connection is not quite correct: - A Safety Data Sheet always applies only to the product in its delivered state - in this case, the foam concentrate! […]

sthamer-admin
28.08.23 5 min read
News

A wildfire is a devastating natural phenomenon that annually destroys vast areas of forest and poses a threat to humans and animals. The impacts of wildfires are not limited to the affected ecosystems but also have far-reaching consequences for the climate and air quality. Moreover, they pose a significant economic risk to forestry and forest management. […]

sthamer-admin
05.07.23 5 min read
News

Information on the safe use of wetting agents (STHAMEX® Performance 1% and STHAMEX® 3% F-15) for extinguishing vegetation and forest fires, summarized briefly and clearly: Download 'Waldbrand Einsatzhinweis Netzwasser' (Wildland Fire Application Note Wetting Agents)Download 'Application advice - wetting agents for wildland fires

sthamer-admin
28.06.23 5 min read
News

For testing the induction rate with the respective proportioning system, we have prepared a Technical Information (in English), which can serve as a test recommendation and assistance.

sthamer-admin
23.06.23 5 min read
News

vaPUREx® LV ICAO are foam agents that are 100% biodegradable. When foamed, the agents can be used for direct foam application on aviation fuels. Other fuels and oils used at airports can also be extinguished with vaPUREx® foam agents. The advanced formulations from new raw material combinations reduce the loading of the foam with fuel at […]

sthamer-admin
24.05.23 5 min read
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No renewal of approval according to FM-5130 for STHAMEX-AFFF FXS AS 1% F-0 #2147, MOUSSOL FXS LV AS 1/1 F0 #2149; STHAMEX-AFFF FXS AS 3% F-0 #2354, and MOUSSOL FXS LV AS 3/3 F-0 #2356. The American property insurer Federal Mutual (FM) has changed the requirements of the test standard FM-5130 for foam extinguishing agents to comply with the current legislation regarding fluororganic compounds, […]

sthamer-admin
25.04.23 5 min read
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Our foam agents

For over 100 years we have been developing, producing und researching first class quality fire extinguishing foam agents for all applications in modern firefighting.

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Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free

Synthetic fluorine-free fire extinguishing foam agent for generating high-expansion foam inside fire fumes.

Fluorine-free

Low-viscosity, fluorine-free fire extinguishing foam agent for efficiently and effectively fighting large-scale aviation fuel fires (kerosene, Jet A, etc.).

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free, low viscosity fire extinguishing foam agent for generation of high-expansion foam using either fire fumes or fresh air. Specially developed for use in shipping.

Fluorine-free Inside Air Marine industry

Fluorine-free, synthetic fire extinguishing foam agent for generating high-expansion foam inside fire fumes. Specially developed for use in shipping.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free newtonian fire extinguishing agent designed especially for use with fire extinguishing systems in utility vehicles (buses, construction vehicles, mining vehicles etc.).

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free fire extinguishing agent especially for fighting fires of cooking oil, deep fat fryers, roller grills etc. as well as filter and extraction units in kitchens, canteens and restaurants.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free, pseudoplastic, yet very easily dosable foam agent for use on polar and non-polar flammable liquids.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 is a fluorine-free alcohol resistant class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-, medium- and high-expansion foam applications. Its special combination of polymers supports the formation of a resilient foam lamella. The generated foam displays an exceptional burnback resistance.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-expansion foam applications at refineries on large non-polar class B fires such as e.g. crude oil, Diesel. It can also be used for ethanol and methanol fires.

Products

Our foam agents for your scope

With the development and production of our high-quality foam agents and special extinguishing agents, we cover all areas of application in modern firefighting and meet all the requirements that exist in this important sector.

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Municipal fire services
Industries
Aviation
Fire extinguishing systems
Marine industry
Mining
Forestry & silviculture
Waste & recycling
Municipal fire services
Industries
Aviation
Fire extinguishing systems
Marine industry
Mining
Forestry & silviculture
Waste & recycling
Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 3 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 1 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam with a 1% proportioning rate.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class A fire extinguishing foam agent with concentration of 1% for use as low and medium-expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class A fire extinguishing foam agent with concentration of 0.5% for use as low and medium-expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 3 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 1 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam with a 1% proportioning rate.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class A fire extinguishing foam agent with concentration of 1% for use as low and medium-expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 is a fluorine-free alcohol resistant class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-, medium- and high-expansion foam applications. Its special combination of polymers supports the formation of a resilient foam lamella. The generated foam displays an exceptional burnback resistance.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free

Low-viscosity, fluorine-free fire extinguishing foam agent for efficiently and effectively fighting large-scale aviation fuel fires (kerosene, Jet A, etc.).

Fluorine-free

Low-viscosity, newtonian fire extinguishing foam agent that achieves the highest performance level "ICAO Level C" without any additions of fluorine.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free, alcohol-resistant fire extinguishing foam agent for use as a 3% low expansion foam in fixed systems.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free, pseudoplastic, yet very easily dosable foam agent for use on polar and non-polar flammable liquids.

Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® FXS 3 % is a suitable alternative to fluorinated foams in fixed systems that cover non-polar as well as selected polar fire risks. Its strong fire performance allows service in foam fire extinguishing systems using foam branch pipes and foam monitors as well. Dosing is possible with many commercially available proportioning systems.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free, low viscosity fire extinguishing foam agent for generation of high-expansion foam using either fire fumes or fresh air. Specially developed for use in shipping.

Fluorine-free Inside Air Marine industry

Fluorine-free, synthetic fire extinguishing foam agent for generating high-expansion foam inside fire fumes. Specially developed for use in shipping.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 is a fluorine-free alcohol resistant class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-, medium- and high-expansion foam applications. Its special combination of polymers supports the formation of a resilient foam lamella. The generated foam displays an exceptional burnback resistance.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 3 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 1 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam with a 1% proportioning rate.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class A fire extinguishing foam agent with concentration of 1% for use as low and medium-expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 is a fluorine-free alcohol resistant class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-, medium- and high-expansion foam applications. Its special combination of polymers supports the formation of a resilient foam lamella. The generated foam displays an exceptional burnback resistance.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 3 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free training

Fluorine-free, 1 % training foam extinguishing agent for training and practice purposes of municipal fire services.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam with a 1% proportioning rate.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose Forest fires

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 F-5 #8343 is a highly effective, universal firefighting foam agent for use in critical risk areas where chemicals, polar, or non-polar hydrocarbons are produced, processed, decanted, transported or stored.

Fluorine-free Multi purpose

Fluorine-free multi-purpose fire extinguishing foam agent for use as low, medium and high expansion foam.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free class A fire extinguishing foam agent with concentration of 1% for use as low and medium-expansion foam.

Alcohol resistant Fluorine-free

vaPUREx® AR 3/3 is a fluorine-free alcohol resistant class B fire extinguishing foam agent for low-, medium- and high-expansion foam applications. Its special combination of polymers supports the formation of a resilient foam lamella. The generated foam displays an exceptional burnback resistance.

Fluorine-free

Fluorine-free Class B foam concentrate for direct foam application on large non-polar (water immiscible) Class B fires.

About us

FOAM fights FIRE 
- using tradition to create the future

We at Dr. STHAMER see ourselves as experts in the field of fire extinguishing agents - and have been for more than 100 years. With our experience and our culture of innovation, we continuously develop new products for you, improve our processes and offer specialist services.

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Über uns

Schaum gegen Feuer -
aus Tradition für die Zukunft

We at Dr. STHAMER see ourselves as experts in the field of fire extinguishing agents - and have been for more than 100 years. With our experience and our culture of innovation, we continuously develop new products for you, improve our processes and offer specialist services.

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