Fire Extinguisher

A fire extinguisher is a common firefighting device used to extinguish and control small-scale fires. They are handheld devices that contain compressed gas and a firefighting agent, allowing for quick extinguishing of fires and preventing their spread.

Fire extinguishers are classified into various types based on the type of firefighting agent they use. Common types include carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers, foam extinguishers, dry powder extinguishers, and water extinguishers. Each type of extinguisher is suitable for different types of fires and situations.

Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers: Suitable for electrical equipment and liquid fires. CO2 extinguishers release carbon dioxide gas, which displaces the oxygen supply to the flames, effectively extinguishing the fire.

Foam extinguishers: Primarily used for flammable liquid and solid material fires. Foam extinguishers release foam, forming a blanket over the fire source, isolating it and cooling the burning material to extinguish the fire.

Dry powder extinguishers: A versatile type of extinguisher suitable for various fire types. Dry powder extinguishers release chemical powder that suppresses the chemical reaction of the flames, leading to fire extinguishment.

Water extinguishers: Mainly used for combustible solid fires such as paper and wood. Water extinguishers spray water onto the fire source, cooling the burning material to extinguish the fire.

In addition to handheld extinguishers, there are also Automatic Fire Suppression Systems. These systems are designed to automatically detect and suppress fires. They consist of detectors, control panels, agent storage containers, and discharge systems. When a fire is detected, the control panel activates the suppression system, releasing the firefighting agent into the protected area to suppress the fire. Automatic fire suppression systems provide rapid and unmanned protection for areas such as data center, server rooms, electrical equipment spaces, and kitchen exhaust hoods. Regular maintenance and inspections are crucial for ensuring their proper functioning.

Automatic Fire Extinguisher System

Portable Fire Extinguisher

Wheeled Type Fire Extinguisher