Dilution Rate

Recommended Application Percentages For Cold Fire

Note: Percentages are given in a range and percent selection will depend on the degree of the fire and/or application method. Many values are based on field experience by trained fire fighting personnel. Protective measures are temporary.

Application Percent ColdFire Concentrate to Water
BUSH FIRES
General use
1-3
Grass/Scrub
.05-1
Brush
.05-1
Heavy Pine
1-2
High Oil Content (Conifers, Eucalypts etc.)
2-3
Controlled Burns
2-4
Sawdust
2-3
OTHER FIRES (Forest proximity)
Ground Vehicles
3-6
Paints/Oils
3-6
Auto Fuels
3-6
Class D Storage (powdered metals)
6-10
PROTECTIVE MEASURES (Forest proximity)
Wood Structures/Buildings
4-6
Fuel Storage Tanks (Cool Down)
4-6