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For some time I have been wanting to train my wife on the use of dry chemical fire extinguishers. I have a never used dry chemical fire extinguisher that is dated 1984. First, I want to explain a bit about dry chemical fire extinguishers.
They normally consist of monoammonium phosphate powder inside a pressurized container. You merely pull the pin, point the hose at the base of the flames and squeeze the handle. They work well, but they do have a few things that you should watch for.
Always get a dry chemical fire extinguisher with a gauge that shows the pressure. …Read More...