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Types of Fires

Not all fires are the same. Different fuels create different fires and require different type of fire extinguishing agents.

CLASS A - For fires in ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, cloth, trash and plastics.

CLASS B - for fires in flammable liquids such as gasoline, petroleum oil and paint and also include flammable gases such as propane and butane. Class B fires do not include fires involving cooking oils and grease.

CLASS C - For fires involving energized electrical equipments such as motors, transformers and appliances. Remove the power and the Class C fire becomes one of the other classes of Fire.

Some type of fire extinguishing agents can be used on more than one class of fire.

Others have warnings where it would be dangerous for the operator to use a particular fire extinguishing agent.

Types of Fire Extinguishers

FOAM(AFFF) : AFFF(Aqueous Film Forming Foam) fire extinguishers extinguish the fire by taking away the heat element of the fire triangle. Foam agents also separate the oxygen element from the other elements.

Foam extinguishers can be used on class A & B fires only. They are not for use on Class C fire due to the shock hazard.

CARBON DIOXIDE(CO2) :CO2 Fire Extinguishers extinguish the fire by taking away the oxygen element of the fire triangle and also by removing the heat with a very cold discharge.

CO2 can be used on Class B and C fires. They are usually ineffective on class A Fires.

DRY CHEMICAL POWDER (ABC) : Dry chemical fire extinguisher extinguish the fire primarily by interrupting the chemical reaction of the fire triangle.

Today’s most widely used type of fire extinguisher is the multi purpose dry chemical that is effective on Class A, B and C Fires

This agent also works by creating a barrier between the oxygen element and the fuel element on Class A Fires.

It is important to use the correct fire extinguisher for the type of fuel Using the incorrect agent can allow the fire to reignite after apparently being extinguished successfully.

Accessories : We can also supply various accessories.

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