Best Small Fire Extinguisher for Car / Kitchen / Caravan / Vehicle / Ute
Fire Products Direct 0.75kg ABE Dry Chemical Powder Fire Extinguisher is a multi purpose fire protection. It is the perfect combination of size, cost and fire fighting effectiveness. The 0.75kg ABE Dry Chemical Powder fire extinguisher is small but very effective to keep in home, car or caravan,pack with enough power to handle a small fire.
Dry powder fire extinguishers are the most flexible fire extinguisher types and are able to extinguish Flammable solids, liquids, gasses and electrical fires. These are often recommended for use on vehicles and in the home, but although they are multi purpose, powder fire extinguishers are not recommended for use in enclosed spaces, or on sensitive electrical equipment if other more suitable types of extinguisher are available. For fires caused by flammable liquids and gases, the most suitable fire equipment would be dry powder fire extinguishers. These standard safety devices are safe to use on most types of fires, classified as class A, B and E. Since powder is its main component, this type of extinguisher works well in substances such as fat, oil, grease, butane and paint.
|Agent Type:||ABE Dry Chemical Powder|
|BSI Benchmark No + Activefire Cert No:||BMP 568165 / Afp-2350|
|Operating Pressure:||11 bar|
|Discharge Time:||8.6 secs|
|Dimensions W x H:||Height: 372mm – Width: 100mm|
|Cylinder Pressure Test:||5 Yearly|
|Test Pressure:||27 bar|
|Cylinder Finish:||Powder Coated Red|
|Handle Finish:||Powder Coated Red|
|Valve Finish:||Plated Brass|
|Bracket:||Steel Mounting Vehicle Bracket|
How to Use a Car Fire Extinguisher
If you discover a fire inside the car, you need to pull over as fast as possible. Do not attempt to put out the fire while the car is still running. After you pull over, get the extinguisher and pull the safety pin. Next, you have to aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, NOT at the flames. You need to direct the extinguishing agent at the base because pointing it at the flames will only put out the fire temporarily. Squeeze the lever gently and make a sweeping motion from side to side to extinguish the flames completely. Do this until you can be sure that the fire has gone out. Also, do not attempt to put out the fire if it is already large and spreading. Leave the car immediately and call up the fire brigade….Read More