Amerex Hand Portable Fire Extinguishers
Amerex Hand Portable Fire Extinguishers

Commercial, portable fire extinguishers.

Studies have found that over 90% of fires can be controlled with the use of the proper portable fire extinguisher. These portable Fire extinguishers are classified according to the type of fire for which they are suitable. Koetter Fire will match your needs (type and volume of fire) to the extensive line of hand portable extinguishers.

Commercial and residential portable fire extinguishers distributed by Koetter.

Amerex Z Series Extinguishers

Portable fire extinguisher inspections and testing.

Koetter Fire Protection services and maintains all types of fire extinguishers, providing all required periodic fire extinguisher inspection, service and maintenance, including: recharge, repair, fire hose testing re-coupling, high and low pressure hydrostatic testing.

Handheld fire extinguisher FAQs

What types of handheld fire extinguishers does Koetter sell?

Koetter Fire Protection distributes Amerex, ANSUL, Kidde and Badger fire extinguishers in the following types: Dry Chemical, Wet Chemical, C02, Water / Mist, Class D, Foam, Dry Powder and Clean Agent fire extinguishers.

What class fire extinguisher do I need?

The type of fire extinguisher you will need is dependent on the type of fire you need to extinguish and the environment you are in. Certain fire fighting agents work better in certain situations than others. Read the full article on fire extinguisher classes and differences here.

What are firefighting agents?

Firefighting agents are the chemical inside fire extinguishers used to put out fires. The type of fire you plan to extinguish will determine which class extinguisher you need.

How do I know what agent I need?

Depending on the type of fire you plan to fight and the environment will determine the fire agents needed to successfully extinguish the fire at hand.

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 fire extinguishers should be within 75 feet of travel distance, however, this number varies depending on the fire class.

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?
What size handheld fire extinguishers do you offer?

Koetter Fire Protection distributes everything from the small, portable 1.25 gallon clean agent fire extinguishers to the bigger and more economical 20lb dry chemical extinguishers.

Do you have someone who can tell me how many of each type I need?

Yes. Contact a fire extinguisher sales representative at one of our many regional locations across Texas.

Does Koetter offer inspection services?

Yes. Koetter Fire Protection offers various fire extinguisher inspection and testing services. You can find more information on them here.

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