Wet chemical or Class F fire extinguishers are the only ones recommended for use on fire involving cooking fats and oils. 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 & B class fire rating.
Sizes available 2,3 & 6 Litre
Cost includes delivery, certificate of inspection and a 5 Year
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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
fighting medium for fire involving cooking fats.
üHas 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.)
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.
pressure applicator, ensuring burning oil is not thrown around.
ü Lance means the operator is always a safe
distance from burning oils or fats.
üSpray nozzle has been tested, and passed the BSi 35kv conductivity
test, meaning it is safe to use near electrical equipment
üPrecise extinguishing agent application -
no dry chemical to clean up
XExpensive to buy and refill
of use - must not be used on class D fires
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Wet Chemical extinguishes Class A Fires by cooling the burning material and removing the heat from the combustion triangle.
Wet Chemical extinguishes Class F Fires by covering the flammable liquid with a foam blanket which then form
a crust on top of the cooking oil or fat , thus cutting off the oxygen supply from the combustion process. The water content
of the foam will help lower the temperature of the flammable liquid.
Remove any side of the triangle and the fire (combustion) can not exist
Class A fire - are those defined as flammable solids, like wood, paper, leaves, carpet, fabrics and some plastics.
Class F fire - are those defined as special class of fire specifically for oil in deep fat fryers.
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