Water Fire Extinguishers

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

 

 

Download Water Fire Extinguisher 6 Litre Datasheet (pdf format)
 
 
Download Water Fire Extinguisher 9 Litre Datasheet (pdf format)
9Litre Class A Fire Extinguisher 6Litre Class A Fire Extinguisher
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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

 

ADVANTAGES

 

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.

 

DISADVANTAGES

 

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.

        X       Danger If used On Wrong Class Of Fire – Conducts electricity and is also highly volatile when used on
           flammable liquid fires, must not be used on class B,C,D,E,F fires.
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How Does Water Extinguish The Fire

Triangle Of Combustion - Heat Removed
Water extinguishes Class A Fires  by cooling the burning material and removing the heat from the combustion triangle.
Cooling
Removing the heat
Triangle Of Combustion
Remove any side of the triangle and the fire (combustion) can not exist
Page Last Updated 20th June 2012
Class A fire - are those defined as flammable solids, like wood, paper, leaves, carpet, fabrics and some plastics.
For Use On Class A Fires
 
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