BE Fire Extinguishers
BE Fire extinguishers can be used to handle fires of classes B and E, which include flammable liquids like petrol and diesel, as well as electrical fires.
Though not mentioned in the rating, BE fire extinguishers can also be used on fires containing cooking oils and fats.
By discharging a fine powder, they are able to remove the fuel source from the fire.
BE fire extinguishers cannot be used on Class A fires containing wood, paper or combustible materials.
ABE Fire Extinguishers
ABE fire extinguishers can be used to put out fires of class A, B, and E.
Due to its effectiveness on a variety of different fire classes it is the most popular fire extinguisher on the market.
Similar to the BE extinguisher, it spreads a dry chemical powder over the fire and melts the flames, preventing re-ignition.
Extremely efficient on electrical fires, paired with the fact they are extremely cost effective makes the ABE fire extinguisher the perfect choice for a wide variety of situations.