tHE VITAL ROLE OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
In approximately 80% of all fire incidents, a simple portable fire extinguisher is all that is needed to put out the fire.
Just how critical are fire extinguishers for society in general? Fire extinguishers are extremely important as they are the most commonly used for of fire protection. In many cases they are a first line of defense and often contain or extinguish a fire, preventing costly damage. These often overlooked devices can be a key component towards keeping you safe during a fire emergency situation. Business owners sometimes view fire extinguishers as red cans simply hanging on the wall, and expense to managing their business. But these red cans serve a very useful purpose. The fact remains that in more than 600 businesses and non-residential structures, fire extinguishers are the difference between a minor fire problem and destruction.
Carbon dioxide fire extinguisher 2.0kg
Suitable for a small vehicle or kitchen to be used on Class B fires - Flammable Liquids and Class E Fires - Electrical. Fire Rating 3BE
About New Zealand Fire Extinguisher
NZFE set out with the intention of providing quality fire safety equipment and services to all New Zealanders.
Our aim is to provided high quality extinguishers and fire safety accessories at the lowest price possible. All equipment has been manufactured to comply with the Australian and New Zealand standard 1841:5.
The 6 Fire Classes
There are six classes of fire: Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, ‘Electrical’, and Class F.
– Class A fires – combustible materials: caused by flammable solids, such as wood, paper, and fabric
– Class B fires – flammable liquids: such as petrol, turpentine or paint
– Class C fires – flammable gases: like hydrogen, butane or methane
– Class D fires – combustible metals: chemicals such as magnesium, aluminum or potassium
– Electrical fires – electrical equipment: once the electrical item is removed, the fire changes class
– Class F fires – cooking oils: typically a chip-pan fire
Fire Extinguisher Sales
All Fire Extinguishers must be installed and tested by a qualified person in accordance with the provisions of NZS 4503:2005.
All fire extinguishers will arrive fully charged but must be checked, tagged and installed by a qualified fire extinguisher technician.