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Bio For N


BIO FOR N is a wetting and foaming additive for forest fires, urban fires and industrial fires fighting. It can be used at very low concentration and is a substitute to firefighting foam:

Wetting effect 0.2 – 0.5% / Foaming effect 0.5 – 1%.

Wetting power : the water with BIO FOR N deeply penetrates all solids, so multiplying the extinguishing
power and preventing early fire restart.

BIO FOR N increases the speed of extinction on vegetation fires, car fires, house fires, dumping site fires, plastic fires, tyre fires… The saving of water eases the cleaning of destroyed houses.

Foaming power : BIO FOR N is usable at Low, Medium and High Expansion with all known equipment. Its foam clings and sticks to vertical structure for a long time.

Corrosion : Contains an additive NITRATEFREE with a strong inhibition effect against metal corrosion.

Fuel fires : Efficient on all hydrocarbon fires, such as diesel, kerosene, petrol… So it is perfectly usable for any vehicle fires.

Environment : Harmless for environment and totally biodegradable.

BIO FOR N is totally fluorine-free.


Appearance red liquid
Specific gravity at 20°C 1.02 ± 0.02 Kg/dm3
pH at 20°C 7.0 ± 1.0
Viscosity at 20°C 9 cStokes
Viscosity at 0°C 17 cStokes
Sediments 0 %
Surface tension at 0.3 % 25 ± 2 mN/m
Freezing point – 10°C
Temperature of use – 5°C / + 50°C
Low Expansion 10*
Drainage time 25 % 6 minutes
Medium Expansion 50*
High Expansion 700*

* Foam expansion values depend on the equipment


BIO FOR N complies with standards :

EN 1568-1

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The BIOex Company is specialized in the manufacture of fire fighting foam concentrates to address all risk, its plant is located at Montrottier, near Lyon, in France.

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