Dry Chemical Powder Based Fire Extinguisher

RELISH FIRE DRY CHEMICAL POWDER // Dry Chemical Powder (ABC Class) are Dry Chemical Powder -based powders that are generally for multipurpose use on Class A, B and C fires.Dry Chemical Powder is inappropriate for chlorine or oxidizer fires . The resulting chemical reaction can cause an explosion or a breakdown of the chemicals releasing toxic gases . Water should be used . dry chemical is inappropriate for certain metal fires (Class-D) as well as cooking oil fires (Class-K). Due to the corrosive properties of DCP Dry chemical Powder , it is not recommended for use around aircraft or sensitive equipment.

BLUE indicates Dry Powder . The 2 common types of powder are DCP and BC. The ABC is A suitable for A , B and C rated fires , The former is the most common type and is safe for operation on most types of fire , The latter is suitable for fuel and gas only , Powder extinguishers work by creating a cloud of fine dust which smothers the fire cutting off the oxygen , The cloud of powder can cause reduced visibility and coughing. It may also cause irritation if it gets into your eyes , It is not recommended for confined spaces or in staircases where its reduction of visibility may cause panic or accidents , Use around the elderly is also not recommended as it may trigger off coughing attacks , Unlike the powder remains working once discharge has finished , However , the fire may still smolders under the cover of the powder and if disturbed can again reignite .

Powder Fire Extinguishers are suitable for A, B and C fires which includes most general fires including flammable solids , liquids and gases .The smaller models are perfect for use in the home and small offices/workshops etc , as they will protect against most types of fires , They are also great for use in cars and other vehicles and are supplied complete with transport brackets meaning that they can be quickly and easily secured in most vehicles .They are also suitable for use in colder environments such as garages , boiler rooms , outhouses etc . as they will operate between the temperatures of -30°C & to +60°C .Powder fire extinguishers are safe for use on live electrical equipment , However the powder fire extinguishers do make a mess when they are used so you may wish to review the fire extinguisher types that you will be using if the fire risk is inside . They are supplied complete with bracket and can quickly and easily be wall mounted or placed on a floor stand .

When considering using a powder fire extinguisher , it is worth noting that it will leave behind a powder residue and powder can quickly fill interior spaces , The RELISH FIRE Dry Powder models are stored pressure extinguishers meaning that they are supplied ready filled and pressurized .They also feature an easy to read pressure gauge . The pressure gauge helps to ensure that the fire extinguisher is safe for use : if it is pressurized and ready for use , the pressure gauge will be in the green zone , If it has lost pressure , the reading will be in the red zone and requires remedial attention .DPC Dry Chemical Powder is an effective extinguishing agent which works by covering the fire in a fine powder therefore removing oxygen and extinguishing the fire , All powder fire extinguishers are stored pressure and are supplied fully filled .