CO2 fire extinguishers are extensively used in electronic factories, ships, electrical and generator plants or rooms. Carbon dioxide offers the added benefit of being a clean extinguishing agent: it does not leave any residue behind once its been discharged.
CO2 Extinguishers can be identified by a black colour band.
Where can I use this fire extinguisher?
- Electrical Switchrooms
- Computer server rooms
- Any rooms with electrical equipment installed
The CO2 Fire Extinguisher can be used to protect against the following kinds of fires:
- Class B Fires – Fires involving combustible liquids such as petrol, oil paint and solvents
- Class E Fires – Fires where the ignition source contains electrical equipment such as motors, switchboards and electrical appliances
Where should I avoid using this fire extinguisher?
The CO2 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 F – Caused by cooking oils and fats
What else do I need?
Your new CO2 Fire Extinguisher requires identification signage
The Australian standard (AS2444) for CO2 Fire Extinguishers requires that identification signage is installed above the Fire Extinguisher. The CO2 identification sign provides information on what types of fire Extinguisher can be used on.
Your signage can be purchased here
At Fire Equipment Online, all fire extinguishers come with a 5-year warranty. All our products are also tested and certified for compliance. You can obtain a test certificate from our office.
Our shipping costs are calculated at checkout. As a general guide we can 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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