Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguisher Types and Fire Classes

Different types of fires require different types of extinguishers. For example, a grease fire and an electrical fire require the use of different extinguishing agents to be effective and safely put the fire out. Basically, there are five different types of extinguishing agents. Most fire extinguishers display symbols to show the kind of fire on which they are to be used.

 

Extinguisher For Fire Class A

These extinguishers put out fires in ordinary combustible materials such as cloth, wood, rubber, paper, and many plastics

 

Extinguisher For Fire Class B

These extinguishers are used on fires involving flammable liquids, such as grease, gasoline, oil, inks, flammable chemical waste, and oil-based paints

 


Extinguisher For Fire Class C

These extinguishers are suitable for use on fires involving appliances, tools, or other equipment that is electrically energized or plugged in such as microwaves, washing machines, computers Etc.

Extinguisher For Fire Class A

 


Extinguisher For Fire Class D

These extinguishers are designed for use on flammable metals and are often specific for the type of metal in question. These are typically found only in factories working with these metals. These extinguishers are often used in industrial workshops and warehouses.

Extinguisher For Fire Class D


Extinguisher For Fire Class K

Type K extinguishers, also known as “Wet Chemical Extinguishers”, are the best portable fire extinguishers you can purchase For the kitchen. The recent trend to more efficient cooking appliances and use of unsaturated cooking oils dictates the use of this type of fire extinguisher, with greater fire fighting and cooling capacity to combat these very hot and difficult fires. This Buckeye Type K comes with an attractive stainless steel cylinder and easy to use hose and spray application nozzle. The superior fire fighting capability of the wet chemical agent goes exactly where you aim it, with no chemical residue to clean up. This is the perfect supplement to existing cooking equipment automatic system protection, to provide an extra margin of safety.. Class K extinguishers are now finding their way into the residential market for use in kitchens.

Extinguisher For Fire Class K

Extinguisher For Fire Class ABC

These extinguishers put out fires in ordinary combustible materials such as cloth, wood, rubber, paper, and many plastics.

These extinguishers are used on fires involving flammable liquids, such as grease, gasoline, oil, inks, flammable chemical waste, Etc.

Also suitable for use on fires involving appliances, tools, or other equipment that is electrically energized

Extinguisher For Fire Class ABC

Extinguisher For Fire Class BC

These extinguishers are used on fires involving flammable liquids, such as grease, gasoline, oil, inks, flammable chemical waste, and oil-based paints.

These extinguishers are suitable for use on fires involving appliances, tools, or other equipment that is electrically energized or plugged in such as microwaves, washing machines, computers Etc.

Extinguisher For Fire Class BC