Chem Systems received another clear audit from Dr Sthamer Hamburg
The Chem Systems manufacturing plant at Chem Park in Chloorkop, Johannesburg, has received another clear audit from Dr Sthamer Hamburg. The biennale audit took place in June this year with representatives of Dr Sthamer Hamburg facilitating the audit. Chem Systems, a division of AECI Ltd, are manufacturers of fire fighting compounds including wetting agents, synthetic class A and B as well as AFFF for polar and non-polar resistant applications since 1970.
The company has been manufacturing Dr Sthamer Hamburg fire fighting foams for more than 30 years. Chem Systems is also the only plant manufacturing Dr Sthamer fire fighting foams outside of Hamburg in Germany.
Chem Systems manufactures its own range of Class A and B foams including wetting agents as well as aerial bombing foams for wildfire applications. The range manufactured under licence from Dr Sthamer includes the Sthamex range of aqueous film-forming foam concentrates (AFFF) 1, 3 and 6 percent, the Moussol APS range alcohol resistant aqueous film-forming foam concentrates (AR-AFFF) in 1/3, 3/3 and 3/6. They have also recently introduced Moussol FF 3/6 fluorine free fire fighting foam.
Dr Sthamer is currently researching environmentally responsible alternatives for AFFF and AR-AFFF foams.
All foams manufactured under licence for Dr Sthamer are independently tested and verified by a third party laboratory, MPA Dresden GmbH, a testing, inspection and certification centre, to EN 1568 and International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards.
Chem Systems also tests products and supplies sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Sthamer Hamburg started in 1886 and manufactures fire fighting foams for the municipal, petrochemical, industrial and aviation industries.
Seen here at the official certificate handover is Mason Naidoo of Chem Systems, Jan Knappert of Dr Sthamer, André Schutte of ChemSystems, Dr Matthias Prall of Dr Sthamer, Gerhard Saffy, Louise Peplar and Hugo Basson from Chemsystems.