ALL FIRE EXTINGUISHERS TYPES

We have all fire extinguisher types for every situation. Bizzy Fire Control is the company you can trust when it comes to reliable products and fire services.

We provide a fast and easy way to buy fire extinguishers and other safety equipment. We feature different types of extinguishers offered at competitive prices to meet your specific needs, preference, and budget. Providing our clients with reliable products and information is one of our main objectives. We want you to know everything about our wholesale fire extinguishers so you can use and maintain them properly. Our team understands the need for a safe home or working environment. We discuss each type’s specification to help you understand how it works. Our team will be glad to provide you with specific answers. Contact Bizzy Fire Control at 011 024 3598 now!

Water extinguishers

Water extinguishers are one of the most cost-effective ways to fight Class A fires, those fuelled by solid materials such as paper, wood and textiles.

Foam fire extinguishers

Foam fire extinguishers can be used on Class A and B fires. They are most suited to extinguishing liquid fires such as petrol or diesel and are more versatile than water jet extinguishers because they can also be used on solids such as wood and paper. The foam extinguishes liquid fires by sealing the surface of the liquid, preventing flammable vapour reaching the air and starving the fire of fuel. They are not suitable for use on free flowing liquid fires.

Powder fire extinguishers

Powder fire extinguishers are a good multi-purpose fire extinguisher because they can be used on Class A, B and C fires. They can also be used on fires involving electrical equipment however, they do not cool the fire so it can re-ignite. Powder extinguishers can also create a loss of visibility and may create breathing problems. They are not generally recommended for use inside buildings unless there is absolutely no alternative.

Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers (CO2)

CO2 fire extinguishers are ideal for places with a lot of electrical equipment such as offices or server rooms because they are safe to use on fires involving electrical apparatus. Carbon dioxide extinguishers do not leave any residue, unlike a foam extinguisher. They can also be used on Class B fires, those involving flammable liquids such paraffin or petrol. CO2 extinguishers work by smothering the fire and cutting off the supply of air.

Wet chemical fire extinguishers

Wet chemical fire extinguishers are suitable for use on Class F fires involving cooking oils and fats, such as lard, olive oil, sunflower oil, maize oil and butter. They are extremely effective, when used correctly. The wet chemical rapidly knocks the flames out, cools the burning oil and chemically reacts to form a soap-like solution, sealing the surface and preventing re-ignition. Although they are primarily designed for use on Class F fires, cooking oils and deep fat fryers. They can also be used on Class A fires (wood, paper and fabrics) and Class B fires (flammable liquids).

Fire Extinguisher Types
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