Water extinguishers are suitable for Class A type fires involving combustible materials such as wood paper and fabrics.
Foam Spray Extinguishers
Foam spray extinguishers (AFFF - Aqueous Film Forming Foam) are ideal for multi-risk situations where both Class A combustible materials and Class B flammable liquid risk are likely to be found. Class B fires involving flammable liquids such as oils, spirits, grease & certain plastics.
Powder extinguishers are suitable for use on Class A,B and also Class C type fires involving flammable gases such as propane & butane. Powder is also highly effective for electrical hazards.
Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers
Carbon Dioxide extinguishers are suitable for fire involving flammable liquid and electrical hazards. The non- corrosive and non-conductive qualities of CO2 makes it all ideal choice for dealing with fires involving electrical equipment and machinery.
Class F - Cooking Oils Extinguisher
The British Standards Institution (BSI) published a standard which introduced a new fire classification for cooking oil and fat fires, Class F, which was BS 7937 and now has been replaced by BS EN 3-7 2004 + A1 : 2007 Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods.