Have you bought a dry powder extinguisher?
Powder OP fire extinguisher is an economical means fire extinguishing based on the indicators of the cost of the device and the effectiveness of the action during the fire. This versatile device is used to extinguish the fires of internal and external objects.
The principle of operation is a fire extinguishing powder (charge of 88% sodium bicarbonate) is sprayed under high pressure using compressed gas.
- extinguishing flammable liquids and gases,
- metals and alloys,
- conductive parts of electrical installations (voltage up to 1000 V)
When eliminating sources of ignition in the engine or car wiring, it is recommended to use a device with a capacity of up to 1 liter.
Designed to eliminate small (local) areas of fire, often used in public places.
The main part of the device is a metal case. Gas can be in a separate removable cylinder or initially pumped into the device. This is the only fundamental difference between OP and other types.
This practical and easy-to-use fire extinguisher is ideal for installation in a vehicle or storage area for flammable substances, because will allow in case of signs of fire to take prompt action to eliminate it.
Types and types
What fire extinguishers are there (for their intended purpose):
- liquid or water,
- carbon dioxide (gas).
By the type of starting devices are distinguished:
- gate valve (valve),
- locking and starting device (lever),
- starting with a separate pressure source.
Substance for extinguishing fires can be of 4 types: water, foaming aqueous solutions, special powder (most often), carbon dioxide.
Powder and carbon dioxide devices are modern and practical means with a high efficiency. Suitable for extinguishing all types of fires.
Depending on the purpose of use, portable (up to 20 kg) for small rooms, cars, mobile or stationary fire extinguishers are distinguished.
The placement of such fire extinguishing means is mandatory in all types of transport, devices must be in offices, institutions and enterprises. And also in other places provided by law.
The presence of fire extinguishers is necessary to prevent the occurrence of possible emergency and dangerous situations with fire.