9 kg dry powder extinguisher
- Manufactured to BS EN3
- Kite-marked to KM53836
- CE marked to CE1266
- 5 year manufacturer’s warranty
- Supplied with wall mounting bracket
- Suitable on Class A, B, C & electrical fires
- Corrosion resistant finish
- Protective plastic base
contains dry chemical powder as the extinguishing agent. The powder interrupts the chemical reaction of fire by smothering the flames and preventing the fire from reigniting.
has a capacity of 9 kilograms, which refers to the weight of the dry powder and the overall content of the extinguisher.
it is suitable for combating fires involving solid materials like wood, paper, cloth (Class A), flammable liquids such as gasoline, oils (Class B), and flammable gases like propane, natural gas (Class C).
work by creating a barrier between the fuel and oxygen, suppressing the fire’s combustion process.
you generally pull the safety pin, aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, and squeeze the operating lever to release the dry powder.
ABC dry powder extinguishers are versatile and commonly used in homes, workplaces, vehicles, kitchens, laboratories, and various settings where different types of fire hazards may be present.
the extinguisher has a decent discharge range, allowing you to stand at a safe distance while using it. However, it might not be as effective in confined spaces.
Many extinguishers are equipped with a pressure gauge to indicate their readiness for use. It’s important to check the gauge regularly to ensure the extinguisher is operational.
While dry powder extinguishers do leave a powdery residue, it’s less harmful than some other extinguishing agents. However, cleaning up the residue might be necessary after use.
Dry powder does not introduce extreme cold like CO2 extinguishers, reducing the risk of frostbite if the powder contact’s skin.
Regular maintenance and inspections are essential to ensure that the extinguisher remains in good working condition and is ready for use in emergencies.
The use, placement, and maintenance of fire extinguishers are regulated in many regions. It’s crucial to adhere to local guidelines and ensure proper training for individuals responsible for using the extinguisher.