Amerex ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
Amerex ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers

Multi-purpose, ABC dry chemical fire extinguishers.

Regular dry chemical fire extinguishers contain a siliconized sodium bicarbonate based dry chemical with free flowing and non-caking additives. Economical Class B & C protection with lower initial cost and recharging. This chemical smothers fires in flammable liquids & pressurized gases and is electrically nonconductive. Multipurpose dry chemical or ABC fire extinguishers contain a specially fluidized and siliconized mono ammonium phosphate chemical.

It chemically insulates Class A fires by melting at approximately 350°F, coating the surface to which it is applied. It smothers & breaks the chain reaction of Class B fires and will not conduct electricity.

Amerex ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
Badger Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
ANSUL Sentry Dry Chem Extinguishers

Dry Chem fire extinguishers FAQs

What type of fires need dry chemical extinguishers?

Class A, B and C fires can be extinguished with multi-purpose dry chemical extinguishers. A great economical option for class B and C fires. Find out more about fire extinguisher classes here.

What type of dry chemical fire extinguishers do you sell?

Koetter Fire Protection sells and performs maintenance and inspections on handheld, portable extinguishers and wheeled extinguisher units.

Are dry chemical fire extinguishers easy to use?

Yes. All fire extinguishers we sell at Koetter Fire Protection are designed to be easy to use and economical to maintain and service.

What size dry chemical fire extinguishers do you offer?

Koetter Fire Protection offers fire extinguishers; 2.5 lb, 5 lb, 6 lb, 10 lb, and 20, lb sizes.

How often do I need my fire extinguishers inspected?

Inspections should occur every month. This can be done yourself. Here are questions to ask yourself when inspecting your fire extinguishers:

  • Is the extinguisher where it’s supposed to be?
  • Is the extinguisher visible and easily accessible?
  • Is the pressure gauge operable?
  • Is the extinguisher full?
  • For wheeled extinguishers, what are the conditions of the tires, wheels, carriage, hose, and nozzle?
  • For nonrechargeable extinguishers, what do the push-to-test indicators read?
Do dry chemical extinguishers come with a warranty?

Yes. Amerex, Badger and ANSUL fire extinguishers come with a 6 year manufactures warranty.

How many fire extinguishers does my building need?

This number is highly dependent on the square footage of your building and its layout. A general NFPA rule is extinguishers should be within 75 feet of travel distance, however, this number varies depending on the fire class.

How far can dry chemical extinguishers spray?

You can expect to see anywhere from 8 to 25 feet depending on the size of the fire extinguisher.

How long do dry chemical extinguishers last?

You can expect to get anywhere from 8 – 30 seconds of spray time depending on the size and model of the fire extinguisher.

What types of dry chemical extinguisher do you sell?

Koetter Fire Protection offers the following dry chem fire extinguishers.

  • ABC Multipurpose Dry Chemical
  • Purple- K Dry Chemical
  • Stearated Dry Chemical

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