This high quality 2kg ABE dry chemical powder fire extinguisher is supplied with a vehicle bracket, location sticker and also features a hose. The hose allows for better aim of the dry chemical powder allowing the user to get directly into the fire, in addition to this it is a requirement of the Australian Standards AS2444 that vehicle extinguishers that are fitted into cabs of vehicles must have a hose fitted.
When to use:-
Class A fires – Ordinary combustibles
Class B fires – Flammable and combustible liquids
Class E fires – Electrically energised equipment
Where to use:-
The 2kg ABE dry chemical powder fire extinguisher is ideal for commercial vehicles, caravans, or boats as well as small / light industrial units, shop areas or small offices.
This fire extinguisher can be used for floor areas up to 100m2 in accordance with AS2444:2001*
Where not to use:-
Although the 2kg dry powder fire extinguisher is ideal for electrical fires it is not recommended for use on or nearby sensitive equipment such as computers etc. The residue can be vacuumed up once it has dried but it can be hard to remove if it has contacted a very hot surface.
This fire extinguisher is not suitable for fires involving cooking oil / fats.
For a guide to selecting the correct portable fire extinguisher for specific classes of fires please refer to the FPA's Portable Fire Extinguisher Guide which can be viewed and purchased from us here.