Water enhancing gels are designed for municipal, industrial and wildland fire departments for application from ground equipment. Gels can coat most vertical surfaces, including glass, with up to three inches of gel with no slumping. This enables fire fighters to easily and quickly protect buildings, tanks and other structures from flame and/or heat impingement, without tying up valuable resources to continuously spray water. Phos-Chek Insul-8 is a liquid concentrate that mixes easily with water by proportioner, eductor, or batch mixer. The mix ratio, or dilution, can be varied based on the desired gel thickness and the quality of the water. The product can be expertly mixed and applied using ICL’s new PC CODE system. Insul-8 requires significantly less concentrate than other liquid concentrate gels to achieve the same properties, making it far more cost effective. Effective mix ratios are between 0.37% and 3% depending on application and water quality. Insul-8 is fully tested and qualified by the USDA Forest Service. It is safe, non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Cleanup is easy with a garden hose or pressure washer.
High Performance LC Fire Suppressant Gel
Aerial and ground applied chemical retardant for control and management of wildland fires. Fully qualified by the USDA Forest ServiceExplore
Applied aerially, typically from scoopers or helicopters, Class A foam increases the effectiveness of water for direct suppression and mop up. Slows evaporation and improves fuel penetration.Explore
Custom built Phos-Chek mixing equipment provides easy mixing for support of airtanker and helicopter operations. The unique PC-CODE unit allows for retardant, foam or gel mixing and spraying in a single unit with the flip of a switch.Explore
Portable retardant bases can be set up near the fire ground to support close in, quick turnaround operations for all types of aerial delivery systems. Ground units can place retardant accurately, 24 hours a day, in almost all weather conditions.Explore
Prescribed burning and burnout operations require thickened fuel for drip and heli torches. Flash 21 is a two part liquid that instantly and perfectly gels fuel for torch operations.Explore