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Common Myth #6

  “I can use our old extinguishers that have been removed from service for live fire training.”  

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Common Myth #5

  “I can use any foam extinguisher on any flammable liquid.”  

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Common Myth #4

    “It isn’t necessary to clean extinguishers as part of the annual maintenance.”    

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Common Myth #3

  “Stainless steel extinguishers won’t corrode.”  

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Common Myth #2

  “Higher UL ratings will put out more fire.”    

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Common Myth #1

  “Stored-Pressure Extinguishers compact the dry chemical.”    

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Bi-National Standards Update

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FIRE AND FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT

Description A BRIEF GUIDETO FIRE CHEMISTRY AND EXTINGUISHMENT THEORY FOR FIRE EQUIPMENT SERVICE TECHNICIANS FIRE AND FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT in ENGLISH Products Carbon Dioxide Stored Pressure Extinguishers Class D Stored Pressure Dry Powder Extinguisher Halotron I “Clean Agent” Extinguishers High Performance Dry Chemical Purple K Stored Pressure Dry Chemical Extinguishers Regular Dry Chemical Stored Pressure Sodium […]

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Target # 9

Description Now that you have plenty of resources available to you to determine where Class D extinguishers and extinguishing agents are required, where to get specific information on combustible metals, and how to apply the agent, why not conduct live fire training sessions with your customer! A Class D hand portable extinguisher is of little […]

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Target # 8

Description Class D fires require a unique application technique. Unlike Class A or Class B fires, you will not see a lot of flame or feel a lot of radiant heat in the early stages of the fire. There will be intense light in the case of magnesium, volumes of dense smoke from lithium, and […]

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