Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguisher Details
Carbon Dioxide fire extinguisher is another category of fire extinguisher that can extinguish the fire by taking away the oxygen element of the fire triangle and also removes the heat with a very cold discharge. Carbon dioxide extinguisher is also known as CO2 extinguisher, used on Class B (electrical equipment fire) & C fires (flammable liquids, such as paint, oil, solvent, and petroleum products). CO2 type fire extinguisher contains pure carbon dioxide, which is capable of leaving no residue. This type of fire extinguisher is mainly used for electrical fire risks, and therefore, provided in computer server rooms. However, such type of fire extinguisher is usually ineffective on Class A & F fires.
VariEx is an exclusive manufacturer and supplier of Carbon Dioxide type extinguishers, perfect to use for Class B, and C fire risks. The VariEX® CO2 type extinguisher is available in a wide range of fire extinguishers with different versions such as 2kgs, 3kgs, and 4.5kgs. The CO2 fire extinguisher with cylinder shape on the VariEx brand is manufactured using qualitative materials. This type of extinguisher is inspected stringently by quality inspectors and as per the International Safety & Quality Standard. This quality inspection process is capable of ensuring your protection to prevent any fire hazard and at the same time, provides a flawless range to the clients. And as far as the CO2 extinguisher price or cost is concerned, VariEx comes with the varied sizes of inexpensive carbon dioxide extinguishers across India. For this reason, anyone can buy carbon dioxide type fire extinguisher (CO2) from VariEx as per their budget suits.
Specifications to Identify a CO2 Fire Extinguisher
· ‘Black colored label’ confirms CO2 type
· The nozzle of the extinguisher ends in a distinctive ‘black-colored horn’
· CO2 extinguisher can be identified by an extinguisher ‘ID sign fixed nearby’
Application Areas or Uses of Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher is ideal for the areas with live electrical fire risks, such as Offices, Shops, Schools, Hospitals, and many such places. The CO2 fire extinguisher mostly uses in several offices where a lot of electrical offices equipment installed. It is recommended to use CO2 fire extinguishers (more than one) for this kind of internal environment, as this covers the vast majority of fire risks likely to be found.
How does CO2 Fire Extinguisher works?
The CO2 type fire extinguisher contains carbon dioxide in liquid form, and when the extinguisher lets off, the liquid is released into the air defusing like oxygen that the fire feeds on and disables the fire's ability to spread. The CO2 fire extinguisher is an effective fire-fighting equipment to put out fires and prevents any fire tragedy. It’s possible because of the lack of oxygen and the ice-cold temperature of the CO2 when released from the extinguisher.
Advantages of Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
· Helps in extinguishing live electrical equipment quickly and effectively
· Helps in providing no collateral damage
· Benefits in leaving no residue
· Helps in smothering fire quickly in draught-free conditions
· Facilitates with frost-resistant capacity
· Aids in offering a very clean extinguishing agent as the CO2 type does not contain any solid material
· Benefits to running for the longest service life at least for 10 years before an extended service period
What is Fire Extinguisher?
A fire extinguisher is a dynamic fire-protection device used to extinguish or control the small fires, in emergencies. It can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire brigade arrives. However, a fire extinguisher is not appropriate for use on an out-of-control fire, which has reached the ceiling or put the people in a dangerous situation.
Fire extinguishers may look straightforward, but not all the fire extinguishers work for all types of fires. Therefore, it is important to understand the types of fire extinguishers, their usage and working condition while deciding what kind of extinguisher you need to protect your family, home, and business. Now a question arises, how to operate fire extinguisher in any emergency situation? Answer is simple. At first, you need to recognize the type of fire, then try attempting to put it out with an extinguisher.
VariEx Fire Extinguisher is manufactured in such a way to save your life and property, especially in a small fire tragedy. VariEx is reckoned as a trusted Manufacturer, Supplier, Distributor, and Wholesaler of the fire-fighting equipment, based in Bangalore, India. It is committed to providing high-quality fire safety products, including Fire Extinguisher that consists of eight categories, which include ABC Powder Type, Carbon Dioxide Type, DCP Powder Type, Foam Type, Water Type, Modular Type, Class K Type, and Clean Agent Type. Buy fire extinguisher from VariEx at affordable price and also avail services like safety training as per your requirements only at affordable pricing.
ABC Powder Type
ABC powder type fire extinguisher is versatile and used on class A, class B, and class C fires. It is ideal for application in environments containing mixed fire risks. However, it is not recommended for use within small rooms, homes, and offices because there is a risk of inhalation when using powder extinguishers indoors. The ABC powder type fire extinguisher on VariEx is available in a range of sizes such as 1kg, 2kgs, 4kgs, 6kgs, and 9kgs.
Carbon Dioxide Type (CO2)
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) type fire extinguisher is ideal for electrical fires. Though CO2 is not a conductor, hence, such type of fire extinguisher does not leave behind any harmful residue. The CO2 fire extinguisher was initially designed for use on flammable liquid fires and therefore used as a class B fire rating. This carbon dioxide fire extinguisher on VariEx offers in different capacities like 2kgs, 3kgs, and 4.5kgs.
DCP Type (Dry Chemical Powder)
DCP or Dry Chemical Powder type fire extinguisher is used utilizing a specially siliconized Sodium Bicarbonate. DCP type fire extinguisher is capable of extinguishing the fire by chemically insulating B, C Fires through making a cloud, and cutting off the oxygen supply. This particular category of fire extinguisher is available in both Stored Pressure as well as Cartridge Type design. The VariEx DCP type fire extinguisher is obtainable in 4kgs, 6kgs, and 9kgs of sizes.
Foam type fire extinguisher is used to extinguish the fire that happens due to flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel, paints, solvents, and fats like grease and oils. Foam can put out the fire and quickly forms over water-insoluble hydrocarbon fuel surfaces causing rapid fire extinguishment and vapor suppression for even Class B fires. The VariEx offers a wide range of foam type fire extinguishers that are available in 9ltrs and 45ltrs capacities.
Water Type fire extinguisher is available in both Stored Pressure and Cartridge Type design. It uses by utilizing the penetrating, soaking, and cooling effect of a 4-meter concentrated water stream for effective suppression of Class A fires. Moreover, the water type extinguisher is a perfect low-cost solution to provide Class A protection from all fires, involving freely burning material such as wood, paper, or fabric.
A modular type of fire extinguisher is designed in such a way to ensure automatic fire detection. In any situation where a fire breaks out in large storage areas, warehouses, or industries, modular type extinguisher can detect the presence of a fire, and counters them effectively. This kind of fire extinguisher is ceiling mounted with a broader outreach, and hence modular type fire extinguisher provides better protection.
Class K Type (Wet Chemical)
Class K type or wet chemical fire extinguisher is designed for use on kitchen fires involving flammable cooking materials, such as burning oil, and fat. It is available in the stored pressure design type for maximum efficiency and used to do rapid and targeted action in the case of kitchen fires. The class k type extinguisher is portable and easy to use, and therefore, in a critical situation, one can immediately use it to action. This category of fire extinguisher on VariEx is available in 2ltrs, 4ltrs, 6ltrs, and 9ltrs capacities.
Clean Agent Type
Clean Agent type of fire extinguisher is perfect for protecting our electronic equipment. The agent used in extinguisher is clean, electrically nonconductive, environment-friendly, extremely low in toxicity, and exceptionally effective. This particular category of extinguisher leaves no residue and helps for the protection of facilities typically, the areas that contain sensitive equipment, which could be damaged or destroyed by water, foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. VariEx offers Clean Agent type fire extinguisher in different capacities.
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