- Extinguishing Agents
- Ansul Silv-ex® Plus Class A Fire Control Concentrate, 5 gallon (19 liter) pail
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- Buy 12 - 23 and get 4% off
- Buy 24 or above and get 6% off
SILV-EX® Plus is a low, medium, and high expansion, Class A foam concentrate designed specifically for use on Class A fuel fires including wood, paper, coal and rubber. This formulation provides extremely good cold weather performance. The original forest fire control concentrate, SILV-EX has been proven effective on many deep seated Class A fires such as tire fires, paper fires, coal fires, structure fires, and wild fires. Although designed for Class A fires, SILV-EX Plus foam can be effective on some Class B flammable liquid fires when applied from medium and high expansion devices. SILV-EX Plus foam clings to vertical surfaces for structure protection. The wetting and penetrating characteristics of the SILV-EX Plus solution reduce the combustibility of Class A fuels and makes water 5 times more effective. The brilliant white foam reflects heat and creates a dense foam blanket with excellent insulating properties.
SILV-EX Plus solution can be used with aspirating and non-aspirating discharge devices, compressed air foam systems (CAFS) or dropped from fixed or rotary wing aircraft. The concentrate can be proportioned from 0.1% to 1.0% in fresh, brackish or sea water. When used as a pre-mixed solution, only fresh or potable water should be used if the premix is to be stored over long time periods. Due to its extremely low proportioning rate, SILV-EX foam concentrate offers outstanding economy in: concentrate storage space, cost (compared to conventional 3% and 6% foaming agents) and water hauling requirement.
The solution does not destroy or retard new forest growth, will not harm fish or wildlife, is biodegradable in soils, aquatic ecosystems, and sewage treatment facilities and has no EPA reportable contents.
The Ansul part # for this product is 434467; full performance and technical specifications are available in the Ansul data sheet for this product. The Safety Data Sheet is also avaiable. The Ansul MobilCart (item # 50100) is the ideal applicator for homeowners looking to defend their individual properties against active wildfire threats.
Shipping: The shipping weight of these pails is 45 pounds (20.4 kg) and Ansul normally ships 24 pails per pallet. Given the heavy weight, a fixed shipping charge of $20 per container will be applied to your order at checkout which is valid only for ground shipment within the lower 48 US states. If you need rush delivery or delivery outside this area, you can contact us before ordering, otherwise, we will contact you with the actual freight costs before processing your order.
This item is also available 55-gallon drums (item # 50022) as well as 265 gallon totes (item # 50060).