Accession Number : AD0777736

Title :   Suppression of Class A Fuel Fires in Simulated Ship Cargo Holds Using High-Expansion Foam and Water Deluge Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Mar 70-May 74,

Corporate Author : FACTORY MUTUAL RESEARCH CORP NORWOOD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Breen,David E.

Report Date : MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : The objective of the research program described in the report has been the evaluation of high expansion foam, deluge sprinkler systems and the combination of these systems for the suppression of Class A fires in simulated cargo holds.

Descriptors :   *Ship hulls, *Cargo, *Ship fires, Fire suppression, Fire extinguishing agents, Foam, Sprinklers, Combustion, Simulation

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE