Properly applied, Thermo-Gel provides a high level of protection from ______, _________and ________ impingement.
Radiant heat, flying embers and direct flame
Following application, Thermo-Gel can be expected to remain in place from _ to __ hours.
6 to 36 hrs
Thermo-Gel coating dries in place and can be rehydrated with a ____ ____.
The equipment provided to dispense Thermo-
Gel from the one-gallon container includes the
Plastic pick-up tube with check valve and metering device
Companies shall carry one case of _ one-gallon containers of Thermo-
Gel on the apparatus.
When the probability of brush fires increases (i.e., extreme or red flag rating) companies shall carry two additional cases of
Thermo-Gel on the apparatus (bringing the total product carried to three cases or __ 1-Gallon containers).
Deliver __ psi to the nozzle (__ gpm). Add __-psi friction loss for the eductor. Use __-psi friction loss per 100’ of 1” hose.
Coat the object until _____ (coating should be applied to a __” thickness)
The one-gallon container will cover approximately ___-___ square
Cleaning of the appliance should not be delayed more than __ hours because of Thermo-Gel’s tendency to gel in the appliance.
Soaking the parts in _____ _____ will assist in the cleaning.
The LAFD has had some success removing partially dried gel from a surface with
a stiff bristle brush and sweeping up the dry gel. This must be done within __ to
24 to 48hrs
Handshake vigorously for __ minutes. Invert the container during the
__minute shaking period.
EVERY __ MONTHS
Shake each container (on apparatus and in storage) with the Battalion
issued shaker for a period of _ minutes each.
6 months, 5 minutes
Keep containers on their ____ while on the apparatus and in the fire station