Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers put out fires by cutting off the fire’s oxygen source. It also emanates a very cold discharge, which reduces the heat of the fire. This extinguisher is excellent at protecting areas with electrical equipment or machinery.
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 5.0kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher can be used in the following fires:
- Class B – Fires involving combustible liquids such as petrol, oil paint and solvents
- Class E – Fires where the ignition source contains electrical equipment such as motors, switchboards and electrical appliances
Where should I avoid using this fire extinguisher?
The 5.0kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher should not be used in 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 does it come with?
Your new 5.0kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher comes with:
- Maintenance tag
- Wall bracket
What else do I need?
This fire extinguisher requires identification signage. Australian standards (AS2444) for 5.0kg CO2 Fire Extinguishers require that identification signage is installed above the Fire Extinguisher. The identification sign provides information on what types of fire this extinguisher can be used on.
A location sign mounted at 1800mm is also required to assist finding the fire extinguisher from a distance.
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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