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How to Apply F500 EA to Class D Fires

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F-500 EA Rapidly Cools Class D Fires – Safely!

Never apply water or foam to Class D fires, but if you add just 3% F-500 Encapsulator Agent to the water, you change the way the droplets react with heat. A plain water drop inefficiently removes heat by steam conversion. F-500 EA droplets efficiently absorb the heat by thermal conveyance. The F-500 EA molecules form a protective skin that prevents the hydrogen flare-ups and explosions from the high temperatures of Class D metals.

Class D magnesium is found in steering columns, door and seat frames, and dashboards, so every time you approach a vehicle fire, you should protect yourself and your equipment by using F-500 EA for all car fires.  Although a 3% solution of F-500 EA is recommended for Class D fires, on car fires, a 1% solution of F-500 EA will prevent violent magflash explosions and quickly reduce the temperature.

Take a look at this video to understand the recommended technique for fighting Class D fires.

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