Why & How to Use 3.5 Kg CO2 Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher?

What is 3.5 Kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher?

Fire Products Direct 3.5Kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher (Carbon Dioxide) is used on class B (Flammable Liquid) & E (electrical) fires. This type of extinguisher is suitable for use on fires involving burning liquids, but is also a good solution for quenching fires involving computer equipment and other electrical appliances, as it does not cause damage to the electrical items and does not cause the system to short circuit.

3.5Kg CO2 CO2 fire extinguisher is the only model that is recommended for a fire that involves electrical equipment. This is due to the fact the carbon dioxide gas is non-conductive and that once it has been discharged does not produce or leave any kind of residue as would happen if a powder or foam model was deployed. Another great use of the CO2 extinguisher is on Class B fires that involve flammable liquids, making this quite a versatile product.

CO2 Carbon Dioxide fire extinguisher works well on electrical appliances that may cause fire. There are times minor sparks set the other electrical cables on fire as well and CO2 fire extinguisher is designed best to deal with this type of fire.

Why co2 extinguisher is used for electrical fires?

CO2 fire extinguishers are designed for use on flammable liquid fires and therefore have a class B fire rating. They are ideal for electrical fires, as CO2 is not a conductor and they do not leave behind any harmful residue.

How to Use 3.5Kg CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Even if the 3.5kG CO2 fire extinguisher is accessible, it is useless if no one knows how it works. It is easy to use. Just remember the word PASS. It stands for the following:

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P – This stands for pulling of the pin off the top of the device. Pulling the pin is a way to unlock the device.

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