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Figure 2-7.  Filling AFFF Tank
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TM 10-4210-235-13 2-9  ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.  - continued CAUTION Be  careful  not  to  damage  the  AFFF  tank  lining  with  metal  hose  ends  or  connections.    The lining can be scratched or scored resulting in corrosion of the AFFF tank NOTE · Foam liquid will freeze, but the plastic container(s) used for shipment will expand safely with the ice The foam liquid can be used after it thaws. · Foam  liquid  must  be  disposed  of  in  compliance  with  local,  state,  and  federal  regulations. Rinse any spill thoroughly with water as the foam liquid is slippery. ·  The  foam  liquid  poses  no  direct  hazard,  however  It  should  be  disposed  of  in  limited quantities at a time to avoid nuisance foaming in sewer or waterway (7) When refilling the AFFF  tank,  insert  a  hose  against  the  bottom  of  the  tank  and  add  water  to  within  nine inches (23 cm) of the fill collar top, pour m the required amount of foam liquid per table 2-3, then fill the AFFF tank with water until the foam liquid and water mixture is 4.5 inches (11.4 centimeters) from top of fill collar.  No further mixing of the solution Is required after the initial filling Table 2-3.  AFFF Tank Refill Table Distance from  top of fill Amount  of foam collar to surface of foam liquid to add. liquid and water mixture. Inches (Centimeters) Gallons (Liters) 4.5 (11.4) None 7 (18) 0.5 (1 9) 9.25 (23.50) 1 (4) 11 5 (29 2) 1.5 (5.7) 13.5 (34.3) 2 (8) 15.5 (39.4) 2.5 (9.5) 17 (43.2) 3 (11) 18.5 (47 0) 3.5 (13 3) 20.5 (52 1) 4 (15) 22.5 (57 2) 4.5 (17.0) 24.75 (62 87) 5 (19) 27 (68.6) 5.5 (20.8) 31.75 (80.65) 6 (23) (8) Replace fill cap (1) and tighten hand tight (9) If freezing weather exists, or is expected, connect the AFFF tank heater power cord (4) to power source. 2-34

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