Fire Extinguishers Help & Advice
Powder Fire Extinguishers are often referred to as a “Multi Purpose” extinguisher due to their versatility as they can be used on Class A,B,C & Electrical Fires.
AFFF Foam Extinguishers are suitable for use on Class A & B Fires. Foam extinguishers are especially good for use on material fires that are caused by wood, paper and textiles, cooling the flame by evaporation of the water in the foam. Good at combating flammable gases, as the foam creates a barrier between the flame and fuel.
The very popular CO2 extinguisher can be used on Class B & Electrical Fires, can be used on electrical equipment regardless of High or Low voltage and is highly effective against liquid flammables such as solvents, propane, butane & petrol
Fire blankets are the ideal solution for fighting fires which involve small combustible cooking apparatus, such as chip pans & deep fat fryers.
Water Fire Extinguishers are a useful and cost-effective way to put out Class A Fires that involve materials such as paper, wood & textiles.
Wet Chemical Extinguishers are suitable for use on Class A & F Fires. These ranges of extinguishers are specialists in regards to cooking fires caused by fat and oils.
A guide of the key accreditations to look for when buying fire extinguishers.
Many people think that a fire is just a fire, and no matter what extinguisher they use it will put the fire out, but this is not the case. It is vital that the correct type of extinguisher is used on the correct type of fire. using the wrong type could cause more damage than good.Find out what extinguisher you require here.
Guidelines on how and where to install fire extinguishers in order to comply with British Standards.