Portable Type Fire Extinguishers

A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF RELIABLE QUALITY FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Fire Cope Lahore is a leading supplier of fire extinguishers. We provide a range of fire extinguisher types that are essential for fighting the different classes of fire. The Fire Cope Lahore have range of extinguishers includes; Carbon Dioxide, Foam, Powder, Water, Wet Chemical, and the innovative Water mist. Whatever the environment you are looking to protect, we offer a range of quality fire extinguishers in a selection of sizes to suit your needs.

DCP (dry chemical Powder) Fire extinguishers are the first line of defense when it comes to stopping a small fire from becoming a much bigger and potentially life-threatening fire. People often take fire extinguishers for granted, assuming they will work when needed. Fire extinguishers need maintenance and inspections to ensure they will do their job in the event of a fire.

Fire Cope Lahore offers the following Fire Extinguisher Services:

  1. Inspections
  2. Testing
  3. Service & Maintenance
  4. Recharge & Refill
  5. New Installations

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Types of Fire Extinguishers
Foam Extinguishers

These are the most common type of fire extinguishers used for class B fires. However, these are water-based which means they these can also be used for class A fires. The label colour is cream.

These fire extinguishers may be used for fires caused by various organic materials including wood, coal, textiles, fabrics, cardboard and paper among other things as well as flammable liquids including petrol and paint.

This type of fire extinguisher should not be used for fires caused by flammable metals, kitchen fires and fires that involve electrical equipment.

How This Extinguisher Works

These extinguishers work by creating a cooling effect on the fuel that is responsible for causing the fire. When it is poured on burning liquid, the fire is extinguished by creating a barrier between the fuel and the flame with the help of the foaming agent.

Foam extinguishers are needed by business and premises where the building is made from various organic materials or in buildings where such organic materials are likely to be found including warehousesresidential propertieshospitalsschoolsoffices and buildings storing flammable liquids. In simple terms, most of the buildings require the presence of foam or water extinguishers.

Location

This type of extinguisher should be placed by the exits on floors that have been identified as a fire risk for class A or class B.

Water Extinguishers

Water extinguishers are mostly used for class A fire risk. In most premises, it is necessary to have either foam or water extinguishers. It has a bright red label.

This type of extinguisher is used for fires caused by various organic materials including fabrics, textiles, coal, wood, cardboard and paper among others. It should not be used for kitchen fires, fires caused by flammable gas and liquids as well as fires that involve electrical equipment.

How This Extinguisher Works

As far as the inner working is concerned, a water extinguisher works by having a cooling effect on the liquid that causes the burning fuel to burn at a slower rate until the flames are completely extinguished.

The type of businesses or premises where these extinguishers are needed include buildings made of wood or organic materials or business premises containing certain types of organic materials such as hospitals, schools, offices, warehouses and residential properties. Most of the buildings require either foam or water extinguishers.

Location

These extinguishers are required to be placed by the exit on floors that have been identified for class A fire risk.

What’s different about water spray extinguishers?

Dry Powder Extinguishers

The standard dry powder extinguishers are also known as ABC extinguishers as these can be used for class A, class B and class C fires. However, these should not be used in enclosed spaces as the dry powder in the extinguisher can be easily inhaled. Also, it’s not easy to clean up the leftover residue once the fire is over. These can also be used for fires involving electrical equipment. There are also special dry powder extinguishers that are typically used for fires caused by flammable metals. The label colour for this type of extinguisher is blue.

This type of fire extinguisher may be used for fires caused by various organic materials including wood, coal, textiles, fabrics, cardboard and paper among others. It may also be used for fires caused by flammable liquids including petrol and paint as well as flammable gases including acetylene and liquid petroleum gas. Any fires that involve electrical equipment up to 1000 V may also be dealt with the help of this fire extinguisher.

As mentioned above, there are special dry powder extinguishers but these are typically used only on flammable metals such as magnesium and titanium.

This type of fire extinguisher should not be used for fires that involve electrical equipment over 1000 V and fires that involve cooking oil.

Location

Garage forecourts, welding and flame cutting businesses and buildings with large boiler rooms are examples of premises using flammable gases for chemical processes where this type of fire extinguisher is required.

Wet Chemical Extinguishers

Wet chemical extinguishers are designed for use on Class F fires, involving cooking oils and fats. They can also be used on Class A fires although it is more usual to have a foam or water extinguisher for this type of fire risk

For fires involving cooking oils and fats (a Class F fire), a wet chemical extinguisher can be used. The wet chemical fire extinguisher can also be used on Class A fire, but foam or water extinguishers are more common. Dry powder extinguishers smother fires by forming a barrier between the fuel and source of oxygen. The label colour for this type of extinguisher is yellow.

Wet chemical extinguishers can also be used for fires caused by various organic materials including wood, coal, textiles, fabrics, cardboard and paper.

Location

This type of fire extinguisher needs to be placed near to the source of the fire risk in commercial kitchens and canteens.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Extinguishers

CO2 extinguishers are mainly used for electrical fire risks and are usually the main fire extinguisher type provided in computer server rooms. They also put out Class B fires. CO2 extinguishers suffocate fires by displacing the oxygen the fire needs to burn. This type of extinguisher has a black label.

Location

CO2 extinguishers need to be place near to the source of the fire risk or near the fire exits such as offices, kitchens, server rooms and premises with electrical appliances and equipment.

Our Services

If you are in need of fire extinguisher servicing, our accredited fire engineers will attend your sites at a time convenient to you. Contact us today to arrange a visit and decide on the future course of action.

This type of extinguisher comes equipped with a spray nozzle instead of a jet nozzle which means the water is able to cover much greater surface area quickly in order to put out fire more rapidly.

What’s different about water mist extinguishers?

As the name suggests, this type of extinguishers come equipped with a different type of nozzle that is responsible for releasing extremely small, microscopic water particles. This extinguisher nozzle releases micro particles that suffocate the fire and also keep the person using the extinguisher safe by creating a wall of mist which helps in reducing the feeling of heat.

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Fire Cope Lahore are a key supplier to Municipal & Industrial Fire Services, Defence Sectors, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical Sites,  Aviation, Major Industrials, Utilities, Textile & Power Plants, Nuclear, Mining, Construction and industrial Sectors. 

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