A dry powder fire extinguisher is extremely versatile, suitable for use on Class A (combustible materials), Class B (flammable liquids) and Class C (flammable gases) fires. It’s for this reason they’re known as ‘ABC’ extinguishers. This extinguisher smothers fires by producing a thick barrier between the fuel and the source of oxygen.
A powder fire extinguisher shouldn’t be used in confined spaces because the powder can easily be inhaled and it leaves a residue that can be difficult to clean up. Consider this extinguisher for premises including garage forecourts, commercial boiler rooms and workspaces that feature welding. Take a look at the range of dry powder fire extinguishers now.