Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers

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Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers

The carbon dioxide type fire extinguisher can be used to extinguisher fires involving flammable liquids (e.g. oil, petrol, alcohol) and electrical fires, and is suitable for ‘Class B’ fires and fires involving electricity.

Our carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are available in 2kg, and 5kg options.

The carbon dioxide fire extinguisher is not suitable for fires involving carbon based materials, flammable metals, fat (cooking oils) and flammable gas.

Maintenance procedures: The ‘Reform Order’ requires that all fire safety equipment be kept in a condition that is fit for purpose and thus requires that all fire safety equipment including fire extinguishers be regularly maintained. It is required in accordance with BS 5306-3:2009 that carbon dioxide fire extinguishers undergo a basic service with intervals no longer than 12 months and an overhaul also known as a pressure test every five years.

The carbon dioxide fire extinguisher is ideal where a risk electrical fires are present.

This type of fire extinguisher is generally found alongside water fire extinguishers in offices but can also be used in server rooms, lift motor rooms etc.

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