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What is a CO2 fire extinguisher used for?

What is a CO2 fire extinguisher used for?

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Extinguishers CO2 extinguishers are mainly used for electrical fire risks and are usually the main fire extinguisher type provided in computer server rooms. They also put out Class B fires. CO2 extinguishers suffocate fires by displacing the oxygen the fire needs to burn.

What is CO2 type fire extinguisher?

Carbon Dioxide extinguishers are filled with non-flammable carbon dioxide gas under extreme pressure. You can recognize a CO2 extinguisher by its hard horn and lack of pressure gauge. The pressure in the cylinder is so great that when you use one of these extinguishers, bits of dry ice may shoot out the horn.

What is the is code for CO2 type portable & trolley mounted fire extinguisher?

2878 : 1986
The requirements of the CO2 fire extinguishers up to 22.5 kg as single cylinder are covered under IS 2878 : 1986 ‘Specification for fire extinguisher, carbon dioxide type (portable and trolley mounted)’.

Where are CO2 fire extinguishers used?

Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are a very common form of fire extinguisher and are used in situations where traditional water and foam fire extinguishers or dry chemical fire extinguishers are not suitable. A carbon dioxide fire extinguisher is a “clean extinguisher” and leaves no residue on the area it is applied.

When should you use a CO2 fire extinguisher?

Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are mainly used for two specific fire classes: Class B and electrical fires (Electrical risks). A Class B fire usually involves some sort of flammable liquid such as petrol or oil (not cooking oils or fats).

Is standard for CO2 type fire extinguisher?


Charge CO2 Gas
Working Temperature -30° C to 55° C
Weight of one charged extinguisher 12.5 kg (approx.)
Standard Specification IS 15683:2006
Suitable for B and C Class Fire

Is code for CO2 type fire extinguisher?

HS Code used for Co2 type fire extinguisher – Export

Hs Code Description No of Shipments
84249000 Parts 1
9033 Parts And Accessories (Not Specified Or Included Elsewhere In This Chapter) For Machines, Appliances, Instruments Or Ap
8409 Parts Suitable For Use Solely Or Principally With The Engines Of Heading 8407 Or 8408

When would you use a CO2 fire extinguisher?

electrical fires
CO2 fire extinguishers are mainly aimed at electrical fires but are also suitable for Class B liquid fires and are used in different ways depending on the type of fire they are being used on. Do not use CO2 extinguishers in small rooms as CO2 gas is poisonous at only 4% concentration and can kill at just 8%.

What types of fire can we safely use CO2 on?

Carbon Dioxide fire extinguishers extinguish fire by taking away the oxygen element of the fire triangle and also be removing the heat with a very cold discharge. Carbon dioxide can be used on Class B & C fires. They are usually ineffective on Class A fires.

Why CO2 is best fire extinguisher?

It’s a non-combustible gas. It’s heavier than air, As Fire needs oxygen to burn, Carbon Dioxide Covers the fire like an blanket and cuts the contact of fire to the oxygen present in the air, So Fire stops burning. That is why Carbon Dioxide is Considere as the best Fire Extinguisher.

What kind of fire extinguisher is CO2 mounted?

ISI Mark Carbon Dioxide CO2 Type Trolley Mounted Fire Extinguisher Conforming to IS: 2878, Gas Confirming to IS: 15222’, Cylinder Confirming to IS: 7285’ & PESO approved, Controllable Discharge Mechanism, Discharge Hose, Horn & Trolley.Suitable for ‘B’ & ‘C’ Classes of Fire.

How big is a trolly fire extinguisher mounted?

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How big is a UFP 50 kg fire extinguisher?

Highly mobile, these units permit a single operator quick access to extinguishing of fires that would normally require several operators with large hand portables. UFP 25 kg. UFP 50 kg. . 25 kg.

How does a ushaplus fire extinguisher system work?

USHAPLUS Units utilize a regulator to maintain a consistent operating pressure and flow throughout the total extinguisher discharge. Features a combination of mobility, 1-person operation & fire-killing power. USHAPLUS Units utilize a regulator to maintain a consistent operating pressure and flow throughout the total extinguisher discharge.