Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguisher
This product is called as Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher. The body is made of 6 mm thickness seamless manganese or carbon steel and is fitted with wheel type control valve, safety pin, neck ring, safety valve, neck handle, instruction sticker, discharge hose and discharge horn.
Carbon dioxide gas is stored under high pressure at 68 kg/cm2, hence it is in the form of liquid. The external body of the extinguisher has an instruction sticker with letter ‘B’ and ‘C’, which indicates the suitability of extinguisher on class ‘B’ and class ‘C’, fires.
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguisher Technical Specifications
|MANGANESE STEEL BODY||ALUMINIUM BODY|
|Capacity||2 Kg||4.5 Kg||2 Kg||4.5 Kg|
|Total Height (MM)||565±2||711±2||550±2||705±2|
|Empty Weight (KG) Approx.||6.5||12||3.2||5.8|
|Full Weight (KG) Approx.||8.5 kg||16.5 kg||5.2 kg||10.2 kg|
|Avg. Effective Discharge time||08 SEC||12 SEC||08 SEC||12 SEC|
|Operating Temperature||-30°C TO +60°C||-30°C TO +60°C||-30°C TO +60°C||-30°C TO +60°C|
|Service Pressure||65 bar||65 bar||65 bar||65 bar|
|Max Service Pressure||100 bar||100 bar||100 bar||100 bar|
|Test Pressure||250 bar||250 bar||190 bar||190 bar|
How do you operate a Portable co2 Fire Extinguisher
In case of any fire accident, maintain a safe distance from the fire, hold the discharge horn in your left hand, remove the locking pin, unscrew the control valve anti-clockwise and direct the CO2 gas at the base of fire by using discharge horn. Direct the gas on sweeping motion from side to side the fire gets extinguished through blanketing effect. CO2 flow can be controlled by closing control valve.