Where & How to Use 2l Wet Chemical Powder Fire Extinguisher

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
  • Restaurants
  • Canteens

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.

  1. Pull: Pull the pin, this will break the tamper seal.
  2. Aim: Aim low, pointing the nozzle or hose at the base of the fire.
  3. Squeeze: Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent.
  4. Sweep: Sweep from side to side at the base of the fire, the fuel source, until the fire is out.
How to Use 2l wet chemical fire extinguisher

Where to store 2l Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers?

Wet Chemical fire extinguishers should be stored next to the source of the fire risk

Wet ChemcialFire Extinguishers Type Australia

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2l wet chemical fire extinguisher
Extinguisher Type2 Litre Wet Chemical
Agent Capacity2 Litres
Agent TypeWet Chemical
Total Mass4.4 kg
Fire Rating1A:3F
ApprovalsAS/NZS 1841.3
Operating Pressure7bar
Cylinder Volume3.2L
Dimensions: Height430 mm
Dimensions: Diameter120 mm
Cylinder Pressure Test5 yearly
Test Pressure25 bar
Construction: CylinderStainless Steel
Construction: ValveBrass
Finish: CylinderPowder Coated Red
Finish: ValveNickel Plated Brass
Finish: HandlePowder Coated Red/Stainless Steel