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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_extinguisher

A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, ... With dry chemical extinguishers, nitrogen is typically used; water and foam extinguishers typically use air. Stored .... has a coloured band near the top, covering at least 10% of the extinguisher's body length, specifying its contents.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABC_dry_chemical

An ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher made by Amerex. Monoammonium phosphate, ABC Dry Chemical, ABE Powder, tri-class, or multi-purpose dry ... Contents. [hide]. 1 Uses. 1.1 Common combustible solids; 1.2 Burning liquids and gases ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-chemicals-are-used-i

Fire extinguishers contain different chemicals, depending on the application. ... Many fire extinguishing systems are built into the building or other structure being  ...

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Mono ammonium phosphate is a dry chemical used in Class A, B and C fire extinguishers. It is nonconductive, but corrosive, so it must be cleaned up soon after ...

www.chemistryislife.com/the-chemistry-of-a-fire-extinguisher

A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection used to put out or control small fires usually in emergency situations ... Main Chemicals, Compounds, Components.

www.femalifesafety.org/types-of-extinguishers.html

Today's most widely used type of fire extinguisher is the multipurpose dry chemical that is effective on Class A, B, and C fires. This agent also works by creating a ...

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Chemical Composition of Fire Extinguishers. Different types of fire extinguishers employ any of a variety of chemicals. These chemicals vary in how effective they  ...

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Things you need to know about using fire extinguishers in a chemistry laboratory. ... extinguishers can cause extensive corrosion damage to airplane structure, ...

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There are different types of chemical compounds and/or ingredients in different classes of fire extinguishers; some ingredients can be used for multiple types of ...

home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/household-safety/fire/question346.htm

Dry chemical fire extinguishers are the most common home extinguishers. ... A carbon-dioxide fire extinguisher works by eliminating oxygen and replacing it with ...