Fire extinguishers are the most common types of fire safety equipments that are installed in almost every types of establishment these days. There are a number of different types to be aware of:
Different Kinds of Fire Extinguishers
Wet chemical extinguishers
Fire caused due to oil is difficult to extinguish by water as it floats above the layer. This where Wet chemical extinguishers come in.
This is used to deal with electrical fires that break out in certain areas.
Water fire extinguisher
This type of Fire extinguisher is useful in combating with fire caused due to flammable substances such as paper, wood and other organic materials. As it is water based, so extinguishing fires caused by short-circuits is not possible.
Powder fire extinguisher
This type of extinguisher is used to deal with fires that are caused by flammable solids, liquids and gases as well as electric fires. Developed recently, these extinguishers are found in almost every building these days.
It is the choice for tackling fires caused by flammable liquids and solids. Not suitable for electrical fires.
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