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Title

Flammability reduction comparisons of four forest fire retardants
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Aylmer David Blakely
Publication Year: 1988

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • chemical retardants
  • combustion
  • fire retardant
  • fire suppression
  • fire-proofing
  • flammability
  • pyrolysis
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 14034
Tall Timbers Record Number: 7215
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

Four commercially available forest fire retardants were studied to quantify their capabilities for flammability reduction using standard laboratory conditions and procedures. All the retardants proved to be closely matched in reducing flammability.

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Citation:
Blakely, Aylmer D. 1988. Flammability reduction comparisons of four forest fire retardants. Research Note INT-RN-381. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 12 p.