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How Often Do Fire Extinguishers Need To Be Inspected In NZ?

Fire Extinguishers That Need To Be Serviced

What Maintenance Does Fire Equipment Need? It is through the use of firefighting equipment that people are able to save property and even lives when fire accidents occur. Schools, homes, and workplaces are safer with firefighting equipment installed in their compounds. Taking care of firefighting equipment is necessary. Inspection should be carried out regularly, either …

How A Fire Extinguisher Works

A Working Fire Extinguisher

How Does A Fire Extinguisher Work? Tо сrеаtе a fire rеԛuіrеѕ three elements, a соmbuѕtіblе fuel, a ѕоurсе оf hеаt аt оr аbоvе the fuеlѕ ignition tеmреrаturе and оxуgеn without whісh a fіrе саnnоt burn. Thіѕ is соmmоnlу rеfеrrеd to аѕ thе Fіrе Trіаnglе. Thе соmbіnаtіоn of Fuel, Hеаt and Oxуgеn. All fіrе extinguishers wоrk by …

Best Fire Extinguisher For Kitchens

What Fire Extinguisher For Kitchen

If you own a restaurant, café, fast food, or any other type of food business, you probably know that kitchen cooking is the primary cause of fire in these kinds of businesses. This is why, it is crucial to ensure safety in your commercial kitchen to prevent the occurrence of a fire outbreak that can …

Hоw do Smоkе Dеtесtоrѕ Work?

Smoke Detector

Smoke Alarms & Detectors At thеіr соrе, ѕmоkе аlаrmѕ are straightforward dеvісеѕ thаt nееd оnlу twо functions: a wау оf dеtесtіng smoke and a wау of alerting реорlе tо thе рrоblеm. Frоm nеw tесhnоlоgу іnvоlvіng lasers tо оld wоrld tесhnоlоgу thаt rеlіеѕ on a lоnеlу іndіvіduаl ѕіttіng іn a tоwеr оn thе side оf a …

All About Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers

wet chemical fire extinguisher

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers Wet Chemical fire extinguishers are an aqueous option, commonly alkali steel salts. This extinguishant is designed for fires entailing cooking oils and animal fats. How to Identify A Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher Wet chemical extinguishers come in an all red cylinder with an oatmeal coloured band around the top. Where To …

Car Fire Extinguisher

buy car fire extinguisher

Car Fire Extinguisher – Don’t Leave Home Without It There are many options when it comes to choosing the right kind of car fire extinguisher you could purchase. Vehicle fire extinguishers are compact 1kg or 2kg versions of the same type of extinguishers used in buildings. 1.5kg and 2.0kg dry powder extinguishers have the advantage of being able to …

All About Water Fire Extinguishers

Water fire extinguisher

Water Fire Extinguishers The water fire extinguisher is an excellent solution if you run the risk of Class A fires involving paper, rubbish, wood, cloth or other carbon-based materials. H2O is also one of the oldest extinguishants around that is still used to this day. It is common to pair up water with carbon dioxide extinguishers …

All About Foam Fire Extinguishers

All About Foam Fire Extinguishers NZ

Foam Fire Extinguishers Foam fire extinguishers are an excellent solution if you run the risk of Class B fires involving flammable liquids, such as petrol and paint. Aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) is a synthetic foam concentrate consisting of fluorinated surfactants plus foam stabilisers which are mixed with water to form a foam. The fluorine-free …

All About Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers

Carbon All About Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers NZ

Wanting to know if CO2 is the correct extinguisher for you? Everything you need to know about Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers explained in a simple guide. We go over how to identify, where to use, the advantages and the disadvantages.