Powder fire extinguishers can be identified by the white band that stretches around the top of the cylinder. When used, a fine powder is discharged which absorbs fuel molecules, starving the fire of a fuel source.
ABE powder fire extinguishers can be used in domestic and industrial applications and are available in numerous sizes including 2.1kg, 2.7kg, 4.5kg and 9.0kg. A 4.5kg ABE high performance fire extinguisher can also be provided.
ABE powder fire extinguishers can be used on the following fires:
- Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics and rubber
- Class B – Flammable liquids
- Class C – Combustible gases
- Class E – Electrically energised equipment