Basic

Students new to foam.

Foam Properties (B)
Basic properties of Class A foam. Topics include history of Class A foam, how foam works and is made, different types of foam products, and the differences between Class A, Class B, and other products.

Foam Concentrates (B)
In-depth coverage of Class A foam concentrates. Topics include differences between concentrates, concentrate testing, purchasing, and concentrate storage and handling.

Nozzles/Safety (B)
This class will cover various types of nozzles available for both naturally aspirated and CAFS operations. Topics include aspirating nozzle theory, CAFS nozzle theory, and a discussion of nozzles currently available.

Field Exercises-Nozzles (B)
This class will begin with demos of various types of finished foam. Hands-on will include aspirating nozzle operation and CAFS line operation.

Helmets, eye protection, gloves and boots are required and must be provided by the student.

Basic Proportioner Theory (B)
This class will cover the basics of foam proportioning systems. Topics include basic proportioner theory, and the types of proportioners available and their operation.

Basic CAFS Theory (B)
This class will cover the basic operation of CAFS. Topics include basic CAFS theory and operation, basic CAFS components, and CAFS characteristics.

Field Exercises-Panel Ops (B)
This class will provide hands-on instruction for proportioner operation, CAFS operation, and pump panel adjustments and trouble-shooting.

Helmets, eye protection, gloves and boots are required and must be provided by the student.

Field Exercises-Applications (B)
This class will provide hands-on instruction for various foam application techniques for structure attack and exposure protection.

Helmets, eye protection, gloves and boots are required and must be provided by the student.

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