Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers (F& K Class) are designed for use on Kitchen fires which involves cooking oils and fat. Wet chemical Fire Extinguisher is the only type of extinguisher to be used on kitchen fires. These extinguishers work by instigating a chemical reaction with fats and oils. This reaction reduces the temperature and eliminates the heat, causing flames extinguishment. The reason that no other type of extinguisher should be used on Kitchen fires is because they have pressurized jets and the pressure can result in burning oils and fats to end up in other surfaces and areas, creating a larger and uncontrollable blaze.

Wet Chemical Fire ExtinguisherWet chemical fire extinguishers have a unique nozzle which allows for application from a safer and far off distance. A layer of cooling foam is emitted and forms layer on top of the burning materials. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers are specifically designed to combat kitchen fires and act as supplement to existing automatic kitchen hood fire suppression systems.

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers are supplied in steel cylinder bodies as they are used in kitchens where hygiene and aesthetics are concern.

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Composition of Wet Chemical Agent

Wet chemical extinguishers contain a combination of potassium acetate and potassium citrate that is highly effective in suppressing high temperature fires associated with cooking oils and grease. These units include a spray nozzle that ensures the agent is applied in moderation to the burning oil thus preventing splashing. It’s cooling properties deliver remarkable heat absorption guaranteeing the fire remains out. Wet Chemical is suitable for use on Class F and K fires.

The liquid wet chemical fire extinguishing agent includes the following ingredients: CH 3CHOHCO 2H (Lactic Acid); KOH (Potassium Hydroxide); and. H 2O.

Life Span – Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

Generally, you can expect a brand new wet chemical extinguisher to last for a minimum of 5 years. The same is also true for carbon dioxide and pressurised water extinguishers. The lifespan of dry powder extinguishers and CO2 extinguishers, on the other hand, is slightly longer

Wet chemical fire extinguisher uses

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher shall be installed in small pantries, commercial and industrial kitchens, restaurants and hotels where cooking oils are commonly used.

Wet chemical fire extinguisher types

A wet chemical fire extinguisher can be known as one of two other names These are as follows:
  • Class F fire extinguisher.
  • Class ABF fire extinguisher (only certain versions can have this name applied to them



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