Oceanlink provides Fire fighting foam sample testing laboratory services for assessing the condition of low, medium and high expansion foam in accordance with MSC.1/Circ.1312 –  Ref. T4/4.01 –  REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE PERFORMANCE AND TESTING CRITERIA, AND SURVEYS OF FOAM CONCENTRATES FOR FIXED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS.

foam sample testing

  • INTERVALS OF PERIODIC CONTROLExcept for tests in accordance with paragraph 4.7 the first periodical control of foam concentrates should be performed not more than 3 years after being supplied to the ship, and after that, every year.

We are available 24/7 to respond to your foam sample analysis needs. Australia wide service.

For lab services, please contact +61731362500 (24 hrs hotline) or e-mail.

Foam testing laboratory

Samples collected from the vessel goes through an accurate foam sample testing using controlled laboratory standards and data processing.

Foam test procedure

Foam sample is tested as per the guidelines mentioned in As per MSC.1/Circ.1312 –  Ref. T4/4.01.

Standard foam sampling includes

  • Freezing and thawing
  • Heat stability
  • Sedimentation
  • Kinematic Viscosity
  • pH Value
  • Film formation
  • Expansion ratio
  • Drainage time
  • Fire tests
  • Corrosiveness
  • Volumetric mass

We are available 24/7 to respond to your foam sample analysis needs.

For lab services, please contact +61731362500 (24 hrs hotline) or e-mail.