At Silver Group we can service your fire extinguishers at the same time as we service your fire alarm system, saving you time and money. We hold the highest level of fire accreditations in the UK We can provide all your commercial fire extinguisher supply & service needs, as well as all other fire safety systems.
What fire extinguishers does your business need?
Commercial premises and offices often have very different fire extinguisher requirements. Fires are caused by a wide range of reasons, and the combustible materials they spread from will be very different. If you run a commercial warehouse or distribution centre with a wide range of materials a range of fire extinguishers may be required.
When was the last time you had your extinguishers serviced?
Contact Silver Group today for all your fire extinguisher supply and servicing requirements 0800 083 0131 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Which type of Fire Extinguisher?
Used for solids only, such as wood, paper, plastics and fabrics.
Foam fire extinguishers can be used on a wider range of materials such as solids and class b fires. They work by releasing a layer or film on the surface which is burning, smothering the fire by removing the oxygen.
Dry powder or dry chemical fire extinguishers can be used on a variety of fire types including A, B and C class fires. They work by causing a chemical reaction with the fire causing the particles to expand and smother the fire. For this reason, they may not be suitable sensitive electrical components that may come into contact with the extinguisher chemicals.
These are specialist extinguishers designed to combat combustible metals, such as aluminium, magnesium and other flammable metals in a swarf or powder state.
CO2 based fire extinguishers are used for sensitive electrical equipment. They are not used for solids as they do not cool the combusting material, merely remove the oxygen.
These extinguishers are primarily used in catering and cooking applications for oil and fat fires.
By releasing a fine mist curtain, the fire is deprived of oxygen and is extinguished. Suitable for a wide range of applications, the demineralised water mist causes minimal secondary damage.
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