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What does AFFF stand for?

AFFF stands for Aqueous Film Forming Foam

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Aqueous film forming foams (AFFFs) have a unique property whereby the AFFF drains quickly to become an aqueous film, which flows rapidly across the surface of hydrocarbon fuels ahead of the foam blanket to achieve rapid fire knockdown.
AN Kevin Tatum wipes Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) off of his face following a test of the flight deck AFFF sprinkler system aboard USS Peleliu (LHA 5).
In 1985, SHIPALT SSN-3153 replaced the PKP fire extinguisher in the trash disposal unit (TDU) room with an aqueous film forming foam extinguisher (AFFF), leaving a PKP in the galley.