BioEX Foam

MANUFACTURER of FIREFIGHTING FOAM CONCENTRATES

BIOEX manufactures efficient and eco-friendly firefighting foam concentrates. In 2002, BIOEX committed to protecting our environment by launching ECOPOL: the first fluorine-free foam concentrate in the world. BIOEX is a member of the LEADER Group, an international fire and rescue equipment manufacturer.

Products Offered

FLUORINE-FREE FOAM

Class A Foam Concentrates

Bioex high-quality Class A foam concentrates are meant to be used at concentration levels of 0.1% to 1.00%. Typical Class A applications are structural fires, forestry/brush fires, car fires etc. All Bioex Class A foam concentrates have a 10 year warranty.  In this category, Bioex offers the following products.

  1. Biofor N The most economical Class A concentrate for structural, forestry/brush fires etc. Wetting agent at 0.1% to 0.5%, and foaming properties at 0.5% to 1.0%. Efficient on small class B fires such as car/truck accidents with burning hydrocarbon fuels. Meets NFPA 18
  2. Ecopol FClass A concentrate specific for Forestry, certified through USDA for use aboard fixed wing aircraft and helicopter tankers, as well as all ground operations. Wetting agent at 0.1% to 0.3%, and foaming properties at 0.3% to 1.0%. Efficient on small class B fires such as car/truck accidents with burning hydrocarbon fuels. Meets US Forestry standard FS 5100-307a.
  3. Bio-T3 / T6 Training Foam This economical foam may be used for ARFF training as well as any firefighter training classes where foam application is on the curriculum. Bio T3 (3%) and Bio T6 (6%) create an unstable foam blanket which may be dispersed quickly in preparation for continuous training evolutions. This product is used for training purposes only, to allow the firefighter to understand the proper methods of applying a foam blanket, and should not be used in a live-fire situation.

 

AQUEOUS FILM-FORMING

CLASS B FLUORINE FREE FOAM CONCENTRATES

Bioex was the first manufacturer to develop an environmentally friendly, fluorine free alternative to AFFF and AFFF-AR in 2002, and continues to be the innovator in the F3 markets. The Ecopol line of products provide protection against all hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuel risks. Bioex Ecopol products are being used in the transition to fluorine free foam concentrates around the world in industrial, chemical, petrochemical, aviation, and marine operations. All Bioex ClassB F3 foam concentrates have a 10-year warranty Ecopol has been certified as completely free of any chemicals hazardous to the environment by GreenScreen.

  1. Ecopol 3Fluorine Free environmentally friendly Class B foam concentrate, efficient on hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuels. Ecopol is used at 3% concentration through all foam delivery systems including portable or fixed nozzles, fixed sprinkler systems, and foam pourers. May be used in low, medium, or high expansion. Certified to European standard EN1568
  2. Ecopol ANewtonian based concentrate specific for hydrocarbon aviation fuels. Newtonian liquid means a fast transition from AFFF without any changes to proportioning equipment on ARFF apparatus. Excellent foam coverage through truck mounter turrets and cannons, with long burn back and drainage time. Used at 3% for aircraft firefighting operations. Compatible with all dry chemical agents.  Meets ICAO level B.
  3. Ecopol PremiumFluorine Free environmentally friendly Class B foam concentrate, efficient on hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuels. Ecopol Premium is used at 3% concentration through all foam delivery systems including portable or fixed nozzles, fixed sprinkler systems, and foam pourers. Also usable in direct application, or sub-surface delivery systems at low, medium, or high expansion. Certified to European standard EN1568, UL162 pending.
  4. Ecopol F3HCFluorine Free environmentally friendly Class B foam concentrate, specific for hydrocarbon fuels. Ecopol F3HC is used at 3% concentration through all foam delivery systems including portable or fixed nozzles, fixed sprinkler systems, and foam pourers. May be used in low, medium, or high expansion. Certified to European standard EN1568

ALCOHOL-RESISTANT AQUEOUS

CLASS B AFFF / AFFF-AR FOAM CONCENTRATES

Bioex continues to manufacture and supply the market with the traditional AFFF and AFFF-AR foam concentrates. These concentrates are based on the film forming properties of the C6 fluorinated compounds. All Bioex Class B C6 foam concentrates have a 10 year warranty. The following products are offered in this category.

  1. Biofilm 3SULAFFF C6 concentrate for hydrocarbon fuel fires. May be used with fresh water, sea water, or brackish water. Application concentration at 3%. Used for low or medium expansion applications. Biofilm 3SUL is certified to UL162.
  2. Filmopol 3ULAFFF-AR C6 concentrate for hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuels. May be used with fresh water, sea water, or brackish water. Application concentration at 3%. Used for low or medium expansion applications. Filmopol 3UL meets UL162. Filmopol 1X3 is available and meets EN1568 standards.

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