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How many types of DCP are there?

How many types of DCP are there?

Be aware that there are 2 types of dry chemical powder fire extinguishers, there are both ABE and BE type extinguishers. The most common type is know as an ABE dry chemical powder fire extinguisher. This is derived from the classes of fire that the extinguisher is effective against – Class A, B and E.

What is full form of ABC fire extinguisher?

Monoammonium phosphate, ABC Dry Chemical, ABE Powder, tri-class, or multi-purpose dry chemical is a dry chemical extinguishing agent used on class A, class B, and class C fires. It uses a specially fluidized and siliconized monoammonium phosphate powder.

What is the full form of DCP in fire extinguisher?

DRY CHEMICAL POWDER (DCP) Type Fire Extinguisher 6 Kg.

What is a 10 ABC fire extinguisher?

ABC or Multi-Purpose extinguishers utilize a specially fluidized and siliconized mono ammonium phosphate dry chemical. It chemically insulates Class A fires by melting at approximately 350°F and coats surface to which it is applied.

What are the different Colours of fire extinguishers?

There are five fire extinguisher colours:

  • Red – Water (both spray and mist)
  • Blue – Dry powder.
  • Cream – Foam.
  • Black – Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Yellow – Wet chemical.

How are fire extinguishers classified?

Fire extinguishers are classified by fire type. The A, B, C rating system defines the kinds of burning materials each fire extinguisher is designed to fight. The number in front of the A, B, or C indicates the rating size of fire the unit can extinguish.

What is DCP type fire extinguisher?

USHAFIRE Cartridge operated Dry Powder extinguishers are characterized by their high performance, simple method of operation and rapid fire knock down capability. They are suitable for tackling fires involving freely burning materials, petrol & oils, gas & electrical equipment.