Types of Fire Extinguishers
Fire extinguishers come in a wide range depending on how they change any of the factors from the fire triangle that they manage, including:
- Foam and water: Removes oxygen and heat from the environment.
- Carbon Dioxide: Removes the oxygen element and heat.
- Dry Chemical: Stops the chemical process that is causing the fire.
- Wet Chemical: Eliminates the heating element and prevents the re-ignition of the fuel and oxygen.
- Clean Agent: Stops the fire's chemical process.
- Dry Powder: Removes heat and separates fuel from oxygen.
- The hot element is removed by the water spray.
- Dry chemical cartridge operation: Stops the fire's chemical process.
What is a Soda Fire Extinguisher?
Sodium bicarbonate and sulfuric acid are used in soda fire extinguishers. When used at home, it works quite well.
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