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Polymer Science Series D

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 133–139 | Cite as

The use of peat-based water repellants to modify fire-extinguishing powders

  • O. S. MisnikovEmail author
  • O. V. Dmitriev
  • V. I. Popov
  • E. Yu. Chertkova
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Abstract

This paper describes the basics of thermal chemical processing of an organic peat substance aimed at forming and separating bitumen components to make water-repellant modifying additives. The possibility of using such additives as water-repellant agents in fire-extinguishing powders is preevaluated. An industrytailored method of producing fire-extinguishing powders modified by peat water repellants is suggested. The layout of a test unit for studying the suppression of a standardized fire source is presented. A distinct technique of testing fire-extinguishing powders is developed. Quantitative efficiency values of water-repellant modified fire-extinguishing powders are presented.

Keywords

peat organic substance water-repellant modifying additives fine grinding fire-extinguishing powder water repellency balling consumption on fire suppression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. S. Misnikov
    • 1
    Email author
  • O. V. Dmitriev
    • 2
  • V. I. Popov
    • 2
  • E. Yu. Chertkova
    • 1
  1. 1.Tver State Technical UniversityTverRussia
  2. 2.Ivanovo Fire and Rescue Academy, State Fire Service, Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil DefenseEmergencies, and Elimination of Consequences of Natural DisastersIvanovoRussia

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