Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers are suitable for used on Class K Fires. They are the perfect solution for kitchen ranges where cooking fires caused by oils and fat. Kitchen Fire Extinguishers are specifically designed for commercial kitchens, food processing units, etc.

How Does a Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher Work?

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher contains a solution of potassium which effectively attacks the flame in two methods:

1st the mist cools the fire and lowers the temperature to stop the fire spreading, also prevents splashing of the hot oils/fat.

2nd the potassium salts react with the hot oil and causes the process opf saponification, coating the surface of the cooking oil or fat in soapy foam that is non-combustible and acts as a barrier between the fat and oil.

Kitchen type fire extinguishers use a clean agent as the extinguishing agent. This ensures that no residues are left behind post use and you can remain hassle-free about the same. These K class fire extinguishers are designed in a way to provide rapid and targeted action in the case of kitchen fires.

  • Effective for class K fires.
  • Deep drawn steel cylinder.
  • Durable high glossy polyester powder coating.
  • Brass forging valve chrome plated heavy duty.
  • Siliconized MAP Based powder BIS/IRS approved / UL listed.
  • Stainless steel body options available with BIS marking.
  • Conforms to IS standards.

K Type Fire Extinguisher Specification

Specifications Wet Chemical
Capacity (Kg) 2 4 6
Diameter (mm) 108 130 150
Height (mm) 390 495 550
Empty Weight (kg) 1.8 2.8 3.5
Filled Weight (kg) 3.8 6.8 9.5
Operating Temperature +5℃ to +55℃ +5℃ to +55℃ +5℃ to +55℃
Working Pressure At 27℃ 15 bar 15 bar 15 bar
Maximum Service Pressure 1.9 Mpa 1.9 Mpa 1.9 Mpa
Test Pressure 35 bar 35 bar 35 bar
Average Discharge Time (s) 25 50 75
Discharge Range (Mts) < 2 < 2 < 4
Fire Rating 2A 34B 3A 55B 4A 89B