THE CONTEGO GUIDE TO FIRE SAFETY

INTRODUCTION

Fire Extinguishers have long been acknowledged as the cornerstone of any fire and safety strategy. Accessible, portable and effective, the fire extinguisher is a very powerful fire fighting tool when in the hands of a trained personnel. However, not all fire extinguishers are the same. When lives and property are at stake the quality and reliability of your fire fighting equipment is of paramount importance.

Our complete range of extinguishers, are manufactured to the highest standards and provide many extra value added features. Each model carries the internationally recognised British Kite Mark; they are tested to BSEN3 as well as being Marine Approved, where applicable. It goes without saying that the entire range is covered by a 5 year warranty.

Every extinguisher is factory filled for easy installation, they provide a working pressure of 15 Bar for greater reach and improved fire knockdown. They are dual colour screen printed and painted with UV resistant paint for longevity. In addition they have been coated with a corrosion resistant finish, lined with an internal polyethylene lining and also have a protective plastic base. These are just some of the many attributes that come as standard.

FIRE CLASSIFICATION
Types of extinguisher for different classifications of fires;

CLASSIFICATION A
Fire caused by combustion of solid materials, mainly of organic origin, which normally burn under production of embers e.g. wood, paper, straw, textiles, coal.

CLASSIFICATION B
Fires caused by combustion of liquids or materials that liquefy e.g. spirits, solvents, oils and waxes.

CLASSIFICATION C
Fires caused by combustion of gases e.g. methane, propane, hydrogen, acetylene, natural gas, city gas.

CLASSIFICATION D
Fires caused by combustion of metals e.g. aluminium, magnesium, lithium, sodium, potassium and their alloys.

Details below of Fire Extinguishers available:

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