Selection and application of special extinguishing agents in industrial hazords. Polar-solvent, aqueous film-forming foams are an effective method of controlling extinction for fires involving water-miscible fuels
John F. Riley is currently manager of the foam business development group of Ansul Co. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Rhode Island, and has been a professor responsible for graduate and undergraduate instruction in the area of physical and analytical chemistry. He is the author of numerous publications and his professional affiliations include the American Chemical Society, The Combustion Institute, New York Academy of Sciences and the National Fire Protection Association.