Why do you think fire extinguishers are important? The reason is simple. A fire extinguisher helps to put out small fires. Not only that, by putting out fire at the primary level, the extinguisher helps us to protect the environment from burning debris and smoke. Researches have shown that a small extinguisher can handle 80% of all the fire incidents. It diminishes the damage and stops the fire from becoming more disastrous.
Kanex offers various models, sizes and types of fire extinguishers that are manufactured to stringent national (ISI, BIS) and international (CE) standards. Kanex Fire explains the uses and types of Fire extinguishers.
Types of Fire Extinguishers:
The interesting fact about extinguishers is that a single device cannot tackle every type of fire. The reason is, various extinguishers are created to handle different classes of fire. So it is important for you to choose the right type to achieve true safety. Here is a list of various fire extinguishers types that you can find in our Web Store.
ABC Fire Extinguishers
An ABC fire extinguisher is one of the multipurpose devices that can put out various classes of Fire. As the name suggests this type is effective for class A, B, and C fires.
BC Fire Extinguishers
BC fire extinguisher can put out class B fires involving flammable liquids and gases, oil, solvents, grease, tars, lacquers, and oil best paints. This type is also effective for Class C fires, involving energized electrical equipment.
Clean Agent Fire Extinguishers
It is a type of gaseous fire suppression. The gas reduces the oxygen level off the fire impeding the chain reaction. Clean agent fire extinguishers are non conductive, safe, eco friendly, and clean.
CO2 Fire Extinguishers
The carbon dioxide variety is one of the cleanest extinguishers that doesn't require any cleanup. CO2 fire extinguishers use carbon dioxide to remove oxygen from the fire which effectively suffocates it down.
Water Fire Extinguishers
These extinguishers dispense a stream of water to extinguish fire. Water fire extinguisher is suitable for class A fires.
Foam Fire Extinguishers
The foam fire extinguishers are perfect for extinguishing fire of Class A type and the liquid fire of Class B. However, this extinguisher cannot handle the gaseous fires.
Do you know how many types of fire:
A Class Fire:
A class fire can douse fire in solids like wood, cloth, plastic etc. is called A class fire.
Class B Fire:
B class fire is for flammable liquids that have an extremely low ignition point and set ablaze at the slightest trigger. Such fires are extremely volatile.
C Class Fire:
C class fire is for flammable gases which are explosive in nature. Gaseous fires start instantly and spread vehemently and explosively.
D Class Fire:
D class fire is for combustible metals which are extremely explosive in nature. A highly specialised extinguishing agent is needed to subdue metal fire or else fire fighting can be fatal.
Class E Fire:
E class fire is for Electrical fires arising out from electrically energised devices.
K Class Fire OR Class F Fire:
F OR K type fire caused by super-heated fats is called class F fire. It is a major source of fires in the kitchen.
How to Use A Fire Extinguisher?
Step 1: Most of the fire extinguishers come with a pin at the top of the device. Pull the pin to break the seal of the extinguisher to make it functional.
Step 2: Approach the fire while maintaining a safe distance full stop in the nozzle of the fire extinguishing device towards the base of the fire.
Step 3: Squeeze the handles of the bottle together to discharge the extinguishing component stored inside the device. To stop the stream of discharge, just release the handle.
Step 4: As you approach the fire, keep on sweeping the nozzle from side to side. However, maintain the direction of the nozzle as the base of the fire.
Our Fire Extinguishers are manufactured in state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, which is ISO certified. The facilities ensure that our customers get the best fire fighting equipment at a cost-effective rate. Our products easily meet the required set standards. We feel proud to cater to the different needs of our clients, who are from various organizations and industries.
For complete fire safety, our esteemed clients have been relying on our products greatly. For this reason, we always provide the best fire fighting solutions to them. Having specialization in this domain, we offer an extensive range of fire extinguishers.
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