chemical fire extinguisher

chemical fire extinguisher

[′kem·i·kəl ′fīr ik′stiŋ·gwish·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Any of three types of fire extinguishers (vaporizing liquid, carbon dioxide, and dry chemical) which expel chemicals in solid, liquid, or gaseous form to blanket or smother a fire.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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WET CHEMICAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER: Wet chemical fire extinguishers are essential for tackling cooking oil fires and fat fires.
It is small hand held chemical fire extinguisher which can be used to arrest fire immediately on origination or used on small scale fires i.e.
dry chemical fire extinguisher can fire a plume of white powder up to 20 feet.
In 1912, the town had purchased 35 hand-held fire extinguishers and a 40-gallon chemical fire extinguisher mounted on wheels, according to a history of the Auburn Fire Department written by Selectman Kenneth A.
Attempts to put out the flames with a dry chemical fire extinguisher were unsuccessful.
A dry chemical fire extinguisher (not water) works on grease fires as well.
Cartridge operated dry chemical fire extinguisher comprises of two parts, powder container and Co2 cartridge coupled together.
A suspicious substance found scattered throughout one of the churches has been identified by a hazardous materials team as powder from a chemical fire extinguisher.
Always keep a chemical fire extinguisher in the house.
Never purchase an ABC dry chemical fire extinguisher with a content weight of under eight pounds.
- Wrap a fire blanket over the appliance to stifle the fire or cover the flames with a dry chemical fire extinguisher.