Dry Powder (ABC)
ABC dry powder extinguisher is one of the most versatile extinguishants
and is effective on Class A (carbonaceous) fires, Class B (flammable
liquid) fires, and Class C (flammable gas) fires. They are also
suitable for use on live electrical fires.
The most commonly used type of fire extinguishant for Class A
fires involving carbonaceous materials such as wood, textile
by cooling the fire and removing the heat needed for combustion.
Effective on B Class hydrocarbon fuel fires such as
oil, petroleum, aviation fuels, and is particularly suitable
where fast fire knockdown is essential. It is compatible with
all dry powders. It's excellent wetting characteristics make
it useful in combating Class A fire as well.