ABC Fire Extinguishers

ABC fire extinguishers use a specially fluidized monoammonium phosphate dry chemical to knock back most common fires that occur in homes and offices.

How ABC Fire Extinguishers Put Out Fires

Class A –The chemical in ABC fire extinguishers melts at about 350F, blanketing Class A fires (normal combustibles like wood and paper) and smothering them. This makes them highly effective against ordinary fires caused by burning wood, paper, plastic, etc.

Class B – ABC fire extinguishers put out Class B fires (flammable liquids) by breaking up the chain reaction involved in the fire. With an ABC fire extinguisher, there is very little risk of spreading the fire around – this makes them very safe to use.

Class C – ABC fire extinguishers are electrically non-conductive, making them safe for Class C fires (electrical).

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Using ABC Fire Extinguishers

ABC fire extinguishers must be cleaned up immediately after the affected area has been declared safe by the fire department. Monoammonium phosphate is a yellow powder that leaves a sticky, corrosive residue that can be damaging to computers and other electrical appliances.

ABC fire extinguishers are the most common type of fire extinguishers, suitable for most standard environments, including but not limited to:

  • Homes
  • Office buildings
  • Retail stores

For more information about the types of fire extinguishers you need in your building, or to purchase ABC dry chemical fire extinguishers, call Confires today!

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Why call Confires?

Confires has over 30 years of experience providing complete fire protection services for businesses, organizations, government buildings, and restaurants in New Jersey, Delaware, and Philadelphia. Our number one focus is your safety—we want to make sure your employees, property, and valuables are safe from the dangers of potential fires. We take pride in our “customer first” reputation, and will do whatever it takes to make sure your property and valuables are protected from fire hazards and that your building meets fire safety codes.

The best thing about partnering with Confires is that we are your single-source solution for all fire protection services. Our experienced fire safety professionals specialize in all aspects of fire protection—from fire suppression system design and engineering to sales, installation, testing and inspection, maintenance and repairs; from fire sprinklers, fire pumps and commercial kitchen fire suppression to fire alarms, extinguishers and emergency exit lighting – we do it all!

Are you located in Delaware, New Jersey, or Philadelphia and want to learn more? Call us today to speak with one of our experienced fire safety professionals and discover why top names in business and the government consistently recommend Confires.

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DELAWARE: New Castle, Newark, Wilmington

PENNSYLVANIA: Philadelphia