Fire Extinguisher Class D Type Adelaide

Amerex Class D Fire Extinguisher

Fire System Services is a privately owned South Australian company focusing on essential safety provisions including fire extinguisher sales in Adelaide.  We sell and service Amerex Class D Fire Extinguishers for metal fires.

The Amerex “soft flow” extension applicator is particularly suited for fighting Class D fires. It allows the operator to stand away from the extreme heat and toxic fumes caused by burning material. The easily controlled, even discharge provides a non-dispersing application of the agent. The extension applicator may be quickly detached to provide a straight stream of chemical where greater range is required.

MODEL 570 contains a special blended Sodium Chloride based dry powder extinguishing agent. Heat from the fire causes it to cake and form a crust excluding air and dissipating heat from burning metal. Metal fires involving magnesium, sodium, potassium and sodium-potassium alloys, zirconium, uranium, titanium, and powdered aluminium.

MODEL 571 contains a copper extinguishing agent specially developed by the U.S. Navy for fighting lithium and lithium alloy fires. The copper compound smothers the fire and provides an excellent heat sink for dissipating heat. Copper powder has been found to be superior to all other known fire extinguishing agents for lithium.

These EXTINGUISHERS are pressurised using ARGON. Argon is an inert gas that will not react with combustible metals. Nitrogen pressurising gas could cause a reaction when used on certain combustible metal fires. Air pressurising SHOULD NEVER be used, as even the slightest amount of moisture will cause a violent reaction will Class D Materials.

 

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Class D Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher Services Adelaide 

At Fire System Services, we provide sales & services to a large range of standard and specialty fire extinguishers as well as parts and accessories to cover your fire extinguisher services in Adelaide. It is best to discuss with us what is best suited to your home or business before purchasing one.

Some of these include:

A:B:E Dry Chemical Powder This is one of the most common choices in Australia for its ability to tackle many different types of fires and their effectiveness in comparison to its low cost.

Carbon Dioxide Designed for flammable liquid and electrical fires only as they work by shifting oxygen.

Fire Blanket Typically used for Class A and B fires including Class F cooking fires in the home. One we recommend having in your household.

For fire extinguisher sales & services in Adelaide, it is important to conduct your research ensuring your home or business is covered in case of an emergency.

What are the Different Classes of Fires?

Types of fires are separated into a total of six different classes and categorising these can help you assess the type of extinguisher you require for your fire extinguisher sales Adelaide.

Class A: Fires that involve carbonaceous solids which contain a chemical element carbon as the basic fuel. This is wood, paper, cloth, rubber, plastics, grass and coal.

Class B: Involves flammable and combustible liquids. For example, petrol, oil, tar paint and wax.

Class C: Fires that involve combustible gases such as, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), butane, propane Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), acetylene.

Class D: Involves combustible metals, including sodium, potassium, magnesium and aluminium shavings.

Electrical: These are electrical fires, there is no ‘Class E’ as electricity is not fuel. But, it can be very dangerous as it’s a source of heat.

Class F: Fires from cooking oils and fats in the kitchen.

For all fire extinguisher sales & services in Adelaide, Fire System Services can provide the best options for you whether it be residential, commercial or industrial. With our large range, you will be sure to find one that suits you. Call us today on 1300 883 473!

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