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Fire Extinguishers

There are five different types of fire extinguishers. click on this link to learn more about the the different types of fire extinguishers and what they are used for.

When you use a reputable and fully qualified fire company like Flame Control Industries we install your fire extinguishers, we make sure the correct extinguisher is located in the correct place so if a fire emergency occurs, you don’t have to think about picking up the correct piece of equipment.

Flame Control can also roster your 6 monthly scheduled service for you, giving you peace of mind so you can concentrate on your business.
We will automatically turn up every 6 months to service your fire extinguishers, make sure they are still suitable for your application, are in charge, in date and with labeled with the correct signage.
If you are not sure on how to use one we can also arrange training.

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Which Is The Correct Fire Extinguisher To use?

Water Fire Extinguishers Are Completely Red With No Coloured Band.
Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics & rubber

Foam Fire Extinguishers Are Marked With A Blue Band.
Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics & rubber
Class B – Flammable liquids

Carbon Dioxide (Co2) Fire Extinguishers Have The Distinctive Black Band
Class B – Flammable liquids
Class E – Electrical

ABE Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers Have A White Band
Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics & rubber
Class B – Flammable liquids
Class E – Electrical
Note: Dry Powder extinguishers are ok to use on electrical fires, but electrical components will often incur damage.

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers, Marked By An Oatmeal Coloured Band
Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics and rubber
Class F – Cooking oils or fats

Fire Hose Reels

Hose reels are essentail pieces of firec equipment for larger areas and are usually attached to the building. Although it’s not really portable, the hose can be pulled out to roughly 36 metres,  it has a constant stream of water and a water jet of approximately 7 metres long to help you fight any combustible fire.

Always remember, due to it using water it is not to be used on electrical fires. Your scheduled 6 monthly service will check your fire hose reels and every 12 months an active flow test is required.

Fire Blankets

Fire blankets are great for throwing on that burning pot or if you are really confident in using them you can use them on a fat fire and the best thing is there nothing to clean up except the blanket itself.

A fibreglass woven mesh blanket can also be used to wrap yourself up in if you find the need to escape a fire. Just make sure the blanket is big enough to cover your whole body.

Flame Control  Industries can arrange on-site training for the use of fire extinguishers, hose reels and fire blankets.

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Making an appointment to have one of our fire control specialists visit your business is easy. We arrive on time to advise, assess, train, or assist you in whatever aspect of fire control you require. We are available 24/7 for call-outs and are here when you need us. Contact Flame Control Industries today to discuss how we can help with your fire protection needs.

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