Wet chemical fire extinguishers are a new innovation in the fire industry. Cooking appliances are the biggest single source of accidental fire in the workplace, with this in mind the wet chemical solution, the most effective means of extinguishing fires involving deep fat friers. The solution cools and emulsifies when applied to burning fats and oils. This seals the surface and prevents re-ignition of the fire. Wet chemical extinguishers also have A class fire rating.
Quality extinguishers manufactured to European Standard BS EN3 under a strictly controlled quality system to ISO 9001:2000.
Kite Marked, CE Marked
Sizes Available: 6Litre
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF WET CHEMICAL FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
To help customers make informed judgments about the selection of the best extinguishing media for specific operational circumstances, an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each is essential. In respect of wet chemical fire extinguishers
ü Best fire fighting medium for fire involving cooking fats.
ü Has a Class A rating and a Class F rating (Class F Fires are typically fires involving cooking oils and fats, such as lard, olive oil, sunflower oil, maize oil and butter.)
ü Water content of the wet chemical rapidly evaporates from the surface of the oil taking away the heat from the oil thus cooling the oil down, it also mixes with the cooling oil and the mixture rapidly saponifies becoming soapy like in texture.
ü Low pressure applicator, ensuring burning oil is not thrown around.
ü Lance means the operator is always a safe distance from buring oils or fats.
ü Spray nozzle has been tested, and passed the BSi 35kv conductivity test, meaning it is safe to use near electrical equipment
ü Precise extinguishing agent application - no dry chemical to clean up
X Expensive to buy and refill..