Aqueous Vermiculite Dispersion (AVD) fire extinguishing agent is a new, revolutionary technology that has key benefits over existing solutions utilising fixed and portable delivery techniques.
AVD is an aqueous dispersion of chemically exfoliated Vermiculite that can be deployed as mist or foam depending on the required application.
Vermiculite is the name given to a group of hydrated laminar-iron magnesium silicates. Raw vermiculite consists of thin, flat flakes containing microscopic layers of water.
When Vermiculite is exfoliated either thermally or chemically, the microscopic layers of water are removed and this either causes expansion (thermally exfoliated) or creates microscopic, individual platelets that are freely suspended in water (chemically exfoliated).
AVD can be used in a Misted or Foamed format depending on the application and we have tested the following deployment systems:
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