Wet chemical fire extinguishers are specifically designed for suppressing class F fires from cooking oil or grease. In any type of commercial kitchen, grease fires may flare up, especially in deep fat fryers. Other kitchens with inexperienced and multiple users, such as those found in dormitories are good locations for a wet chemical fire extinguisher.
Suitable for the following Fire Classes:
- Class F: Cooking fats, oils and electrical equipment.
The product is dispersed from the fire extinguisher in a fine mist, which immediately suppresses the flame. Then the chemical, usually potassium acetate, is activated to create a soapy film. This film seals the surface of the burning oil and cools it below the ignition temperature.
Island Fire Protection offers 3, 6 and 9 litre sizes of wet chemical fire extinguishers in Birmingham and the whole UK. The largest size can suppress a fire of up to 75 litres.
is required for wet chemical fire extinguishers, and Island Fire Protection offers this service throughout the UK.