The Foam Fire Extinguisher (AFFF) extinguishes fire by emanating a thick layer of foam. The foam removes the air supply to the fire, creating a barrier between the fuel and the flame. Foam extinguishers are often used in areas with petrol or paint such as warehouses, factories or garages.
Foam Extinguishers can be identified by a blue colour band.
Where can I use this fire extinguisher?
The 9-Litre Foam Fire Extinguisher can be used in the following fires
- Class A – Normal combustibles, fires involving materials such as wood, paper, cloth and textiles, plastics or rubber products
- Class B – Fires involving combustible liquids such as petrol, oil paint and solvents
It’s suitable for use in areas such as:
When should I avoid using this fire extinguisher?
The 9-Litre Foam Fire Extinguisher should not be used against the following fires:
- Class C – Fires involving combustible gases such as LPG, Natural gas and acetylene
- Class D – Fires involving combustible metals such as aluminium shaving or magnesium
- Class E – Fires where the ignition source contains electrical equipment such as motors, switchboards and electrical appliances
- Class F – Fires involving cooking oils & fats such as Lard or vegetable oils
What does it come with?
Your new 9.0L Foam Fire Extinguisher comes with:
What else do I need?
Your new 9.0L Foam Fire Extinguisher requires identification signage.
The Australian standard (AS2444) for 9.0L Foam Fire Extinguishers requires that identification signage is installed above the Fire Extinguisher. The 9-Litre Foam identification sign provides information on what types of fires this extinguisher can be used with.
A location sign mounted at 1800mm is also required to assist finding the fire extinguisher from a distance. Your signage can be purchased here
Rest assured – your new fire extinguisher comes with a 5 year warranty. All our fire extinguishers are tested and certified for compliance. You can obtain your test certificate by contacting our office.
Our shipping costs are calculated at checkout. As a general guide, we ship to the CBD for $15, with freight nationally from $15 to $50.
All our products are advertised as GST-inclusive.
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