Known as BE or ABE fire extinguishers these are the most common due to cost, type of fires they can extinguish and the portability of this diverse unit. Many manufacturers make high quality ABE Fire Extinguishers. Some are designed for the common home or shed, office, industrial, mining, or marine use. Selecting a fire service company that knows the right manufacturer and type for your use will ensure the life of the extinguisher and also the capability.
The ABE fire extinguisher is suitable for these classes;
Class A: – Paper, Textiles, Wood, Most Plastics and Rubber
Class B: – Flammable Liquids
Class C: – Flammable Gases
Class E: – Electrically Energized Equipment
Class E is the most relevant in today’s environment given the amount of electronics a business or household has. This reason of electronics increase across the home and business is the very reason Water Extinguishers have seen a decrease across these environments.