Generation 1 Pool Fire Suppressant System
by Pittsburgh Corning
Industrial fire safety is more important now than ever before. Production demands require oil and gas facilities to run continuously without fear of costly safety issues. Many companies are also assigning a greater priority to communicating their successful safety records both internally and externally.
Pittsburgh Corning's FOAMGLAS® PFS™ Generation 1 Pool Fire Suppressant System
Delivers a reliable, passive solution for the reduction of thermal radiation and flame height in contained liquid natural gas (LNG) fires.
Complements any safety program
Easy to install
Low-cost, low maintenance
Consult Pittsburgh Corning's Technical Services for guide specifications covering the latest information about design, installation and maintenance of FOAMGLAS® insulation systems.
How the Generation 1 system works.
A passive system that remains in place
Provides immediate and automatic control of LNG pool fires
No deployment delays
Rises immediately to the surface of the LNG
Provides an insulating cap that can aid in reducing vaporization
Suppression cubes are released onto the pool surface
Quickly limiting thermal radiation and flame height
Works in conjunction with fire fighting foams
FOAMGLAS® PFS™ Generation 1 System Brochure
Vapor & Fire Control of FOAMGLAS® PFS Generation 1 System on LNG and LPG
The results of a series of tests that were conducted by Resource Protection InternationaI that outline all observations and subsequent conclusions.
FOAMGLAS® PFS™ Generation 1 Application on LNG
The results of a series of tests that were conducted by Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) that outlines the obervations and subsequent conclusions.
Feeling the Burn
This article orginally published in LNG Industry Journal (2009) considers how to reduce thermal radiation from LNG pool fires.