Dr Sthamer – Hamburg: foam fights fire
Published: 18 July, 2011
Dr Sthamer – Hamburg, Europe’s foremost fire fighting foam manufacturer, has been developing and producing foams since the 1920s. Dr Sthamer is a Hamburg-based independent family owned business founded in 1886.
Dr Sthamer formulates fire fighting protein and fluoroprotein-based foams as well as AFFF, AR-AFFF and fluorine-free foams.
Its latest generation foams are divided into three product families:
- Fluorinated AFFF and AR-AFFF using the latest C6 carbon chain fluorosurfactants in full compliance with the US EPA 2015 requirements and the EU 757/2010 POP (Persistent Organic Pollutants) Directives. These foams are independently tested and certified by third-party laboratories to EN 1568, UL, IMO, MED, ICAO LASTFIRE etc.
- Fluorine-free foams, AR fluorine-free foams, Class A 0.5% and 1% foams, CAFs foams, high-expansion foams and wetting agents - all with third-party independent certification.
- Protein-based foams, including fluoroprotein foams with UL listing, EN 1568 and IMO 1312 approvals.
Dr Sthamer Foams is a supplier to the petrochemical oil and gas industries, aviation, marine and offshore and to municipal and military market customers worldwide.
We operate a 24/7 Emergency Supply capability, and can mobilise supplies at any time of day or night for worldwide shipments, by truck and air.
For more information on our products and services please visit www.sthamer.com.