Amerex CO2 Fire Extinguishers, Handheld+ Wheeled
Amerex CO2 Fire Extinguishers, Handheld+ Wheeled

Carbon Dioxide, CO2 fire extinguishers.

Carbon Dioxide or Co2 fire extinguishers discharge as a white cloud of “snow” which smothers a fire by eliminating its oxygen. These fire extinguishers are effective for CO2 is a clean, non-contaminating, odorless gas, safe for use on clothing, equipment, valuable documents or food.

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CO2 fire extinguisher FAQs

What are CO2 fire extinguishers used for?

Because CO2 is non-contaminating and odorless it makes it idea for safe use on food, documents, clothing, and equipment.

How do CO2 fire extinguishers work?

When the fire extinguisher is deployed, the carbon dioxide interacts with the oxygen in the air, suffocating it and quickly disabling the fires ability to grow larger.

What class fires are CO2 fire extinguishers used for?

C02 fire extinguishers are used for both class B and C fires.

Do CO2 fire extinguishers come with a warranty?

Yes. But, different manufacturers offer different terms. Amerex for instance offers a 5 Year Warranty.

What size wheeled CO2 extinguishers do you offer?

Koetter Fire Protection offers CO2 fire extinguishers in both 50 and 100 lb. wheeled version.

What is the discharge range of wheeled CO2 extinguishers?

Amerex wheeled carbon dioxide fire extinguishers have an effective range of 10 – 15 feet.

What is the total discharge time of wheeled CO2 extinguishers?

Amerex wheeled carbon dioxide fire extinguishers can effectively fight fires for 44 seconds (50Lb model) or 72 seconds (100Lb model).

What industries use CO2 fire extinguishers?

Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are used throughout the healthcare industry as they meet most medical equipment requirements. CO2 extinguishers are also found in most manufacturing facilities, mechanics shops and other industrial applications as they leave no residue behind.

What size CO2 extinguishers do you offer?

Koetter Fire Protection offers CO2 fire extinguishers in various sizes from 5, 10, 15 and 20 lb handheld extinguishers.

What is the range of handheld CO2 extinguishers?

Portable, handheld CO2 fire extinguishers typically have a range of 3 – 10 feet.

How long will the fire extinguisher last?

This is going to depend on the size of the fire extinguisher. 5lb Amerex CO2 extinguishers for example will last 9 seconds where a 10 lb. or 15 lb. extinguisher will last 11 to 14.5 seconds with the 20 lb. lasting a little over 19.

Does Koetter inspect carbon dioxide extinguishers?

Yes. Koetter Fire Protection offers inspection and testing services on all types of extinguishers.

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