2L Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
2l Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher best suitable for Class F fires (cooking oil and deep-fat fryer), kitchen is one area where there is a likelihood of a fire occurring due to the presence of flammable liquids such as cooking oil.
A 2l wet chemical fire extinguisher can be used in putting out kitchen fires. Fires brought by substances such as cooking oil, vegetable oil and the like. It gradually forms a seal around the burning oil to prevent oxygen from reigniting existing flames. The extinguisher is also distinct for it is known to extinguish fires in a progressive manner, rather than suddenly eliminating flames. Even specialists claim that a sudden move could aggravate fire incidents if it involves cooking oils and burning fats.
Where to Use 2l Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers?
This type of fire extinguisher is perfect for fires involving cooking oil or fat.
Wet Chemical fire extinguishers should be used by business such as:
- Commercial kitchens
How to Use 2l Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers?
Wet Chemical fire extinguisher works by creating a layer of foam on the surface of the burning oil or fat that starves the fire of oxygen. The chemical that is contained within the extinguisher is potassium and upon pressing the trigger, the potassium is expelled as a fine mist. The potassium reacts with the oil or fact and creates a soapy like film on the surface of the fire. The spray itself also has a cooling effect that helps to eliminate the fire.
Using the correct type of extinguisher for the fire, use the four-step PASS technique.
- Pull: Pull the pin, this will break the tamper seal.
- Aim: Aim low, pointing the nozzle or hose at the base of the fire.
- Squeeze: Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent.
- Sweep: Sweep from side to side at the base of the fire, the fuel source, until the fire is out.
Where to store 2l Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers?
Wet Chemical fire extinguishers should be stored next to the source of the fire risk
|Extinguisher Type||2 Litre Wet Chemical|
|Agent Capacity||2 Litres|
|Agent Type||Wet Chemical|
|Total Mass||4.4 kg|
|Dimensions: Height||430 mm|
|Dimensions: Diameter||120 mm|
|Cylinder Pressure Test||5 yearly|
|Test Pressure||25 bar|
|Construction: Cylinder||Stainless Steel|
|Finish: Cylinder||Powder Coated Red|
|Finish: Valve||Nickel Plated Brass|
|Finish: Handle||Powder Coated Red/Stainless Steel|