Fire Extinguishers

Recommendations

Manufacturers

Amerex

Badger

Kidde

Recharing

Fire Classifications

Class A
ordinary combustibles, e.g. paper, cloth, wood, upholstery
Class B
flammable liquids, e.g. gasoline, oil, grease
Class C
live electrical equipment
Class K
combustible cooking media, e.g. vegetable and animal oils and fats

Chemistry

Type Agent A B C K
Regular (Ordinary), Dry Chemical Sodium Bicarbonate
Multipurpose (ABC), Dry Chemical Ammonium Phosphate
Purple “K”, Dry Chemical Potassium Bicarbonate
Carbon Dioxide Inert Gas
Water
Halotron 1 Vaporizing Liquid
Wet Chemical Potassium Acetate