Fire Extinguishers

Exelgard provides a range of fire extinguishers to suit various types of fire fighting applications, from office and commercial premises to warehouses, workshops and industrial sites. We also stock a range of fire extinguishers for use in the home, car or boat.

Review the fire extinguisher chart to understand which fire extinguishers to use on which types of fires.

The locations and types of fires vary considerably. Exelgard is able to provide protection for all types and classes of fires. Our personnel are also able to assist clients in selecting the correct fire extinguisher for their particular risk.

The common classes of fires, which these extinguishers are designed to combat, are:

  • Class A – carbonaceous solids, e.g. wood, paper and plastics
  • Class B – flammable and combustible liquids
  • Class C – flammable gases
  • Class E – fire involving energised electrical equipment
  • Class F – fire involving cooking oils and fats

Powder Fire Extinguisher (ABE)

The most widely used type of fire extinguisher suited for fires occurring in the house, boat, garage, car or caravan.

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Powder Fire Extinguisher (BE)

Commonly used and best suited for fires in the boat, car or caravan.

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Foam Fire Extinguisher

Foam fire extinguishers are marked with a blue band.

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Water Fire Extinguisher

Water Fire Extinguishers are completely red with no coloured band

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Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers, marked by an oatmeal coloured band, are effective against fires involving cooking oils and fats.

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CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguishers are distinguished by a black coloured band around the top of the cylinder.

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Choosing the right Extinguisher

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Firerack is the perfect solution for any situation where a permanent fire extinguisher cannot be mounted.

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