Water fire extinguishers are ideal for use against class A fires involving wood, sugar, leaves, paper, textiles etc.
Sizes Available: 6 & 9 Litre
Cost includes delivery, certificate of inspection and a 5 Year Warranty
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF WATER 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 water fire extinguishers
ü Cost - Cheap to buy and refill
ü Cooling Effect - Excellent surface penetration and cooling properties, which helps to rapidly reduce the flames.
ü Environmentally Friendly Medium – Plain water and nitrogen poses no threat to the environment or operator.
X Limits Of Use - Water extinguishers can only be used on solid combustibles, such and wood, paper and textiles.
X Temperature Restriction - As it uses plain water as its extinguisher medium it is liable freeze at low temperatures, even with low freeze additive still only use in temperature down to –10oc.