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Types of extinguishers

Types of fire extinguisher


Types of fire extinguisher







Suitability of fire extinguisher


Fire type

CLASS A
Fire with solid combustible materials of an organic nature, such as wood, paper, rubber, plastic, etc., where the cooling effect of water is essential for fire extinguishing.

CLASS B

Fires involving flammable liquids or liquefiable solids or the like where a hedging effect is essential.

CLASS C

Fires involving flammable gases under pressure, including liquefied gases, where it is necessary to inhibit combustion gas at a rapid rate with an inert gas, powder or vaporizing liquid for extinction.

CLASS D

Fires involving combustible metals, such as magnesium, aluminum, zinc, sodium, potassium, etc., when the burning metals are reactive to water, halogenated hydrocarbons and ordinary dry dust.


Type of extinguishers:

CLASS A
water extinguisher

CLASS B

Foam, dry powder, vaporizer liquid and extinguishers from Co.

CLASS C
Dry powder, vaporizing liquid, CO2 extinguishers.

CLASS D
Fire extinguishers with special dry powder for metal fires.

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