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Fire Suppression Research in the United States: An Overview.

pdf icon Fire Suppression Research in the United States: An Overview. (628 K)
Gann, R. G.

NISTIR 6588; November 2000.

U.S./Japan Government Cooperative Program on Natural Resources (UJNR). Fire Research and Safety. 15th Joint Panel Meeting. Volume 1. Proceedings. March 1-7, 2000, San Antonio, TX, Bryner, S. L., Editor(s), 230-235 pp, 2000.

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fire safety; fire research; fire suppression; halon alternatives; fire research; fire extinguishment; halons; water


Since the 14th UJNR meeting, significant progress has been made in understanding fire suppression. Most of this has been derived for halon-like applications, with some efforts on suppression by water and water-based solutions.