Airport systems and facilities constituting potential for hazards are listed in a table together with the preferential fire-extinguishing methods to be used. A description of extinguishing methods is given, taking into account the extinguishing mechanisms involved, their field of application, their specific advantages, and their drawbacks. Attention is given to the foam extinguishing method, the dry powder extinguishing method, the combined powder/foam extinguishing method, the high-expansion foam method, the water extinguishing method, the carbon dioxide extinguishing method, and the halocarbon extinguishing method.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bauverlag GmbH

    Wittelbacherstrasse 10
    6200 Wiesbaden,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Scheichl, L
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 31
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155848
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM