Fire extinguishers are categorised by the substances that they contain and by the class of fire.
Extinguishers are rated for use against only certain kinds of fires, and will carry an ABCD marking to indicate the classes of fire against which they may properly be used. The following table outlines the uses for the relevant class of fire extinguisher.
Fire Extinguishers from Cube Fire and Security MayoClass A: SOLIDS such as paper, wood, plastic etc
Class B: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS such as paraffin, petrol, oil, etc
Class C: FLAMMABLE GASES such as propane, butane, methane, etc
Class D: METALS such as aluminium, magnesium, titanium, etc
Class E: Fires involving ELECTRICAL APPARATUS
Class F: Cooking OIL & FAT, etc
It is essential to know what kind of environment Cube’s Fire Extinguishers would be applicative in, and choose the right one.