Water mist Extinguisher

How Do Watermist Extinguishers work?

There is a nozzle on the extinguisher disperses ‘dry’ water mist particles at a microscopic scale (ranging from 50 to 300µm, 50µm (micrometres) is 5/100ths of 1millimeter). 

This ‘dry’ mist fire extinguisher suppresses the fire and extinguishes flames on something that is burning, the water particles are attracted to the fire/heat and then starves the fire of oxygen

Water Mist Product Description

The Cannon 6-litre water mist fire extinguisher is BS-EN3 Kitemark certified. There is water inside of the water is pressurized inside of the extinguisher and has been designed to be used on the most common fire. Specifically for use on Class-A-Fires (solid materials) & Class-F-Fires (cooking oil and fats).

Our Watermist extinguisher has also been tested on *Class-B-Fires (flammable liquids or liquefiable solids). Finally, it has also been tested on Class-E-Fires) covered up to 1000 volts.

Additionally the like the rest of the range the cannon extinguishers are colour coded which makes them easily identifiable from a distance making them even safer to use. The water mist extinguishers have red-bases.

Note: All of our extinguishers are also supplied with Glow-in-the-Dark sign, so they right extinguisher can always be seen/found.  The sign also highlights what types of fires it is safe to use on and the fire where it isn’t safe. They are also supplied with Fire Blanket, which is made of highly flame-resistant material it can either be used to extinguish a small fire or to wrap around a person in case of a fire.

What can water-mist to be used on?

• Cardboard
• Paper
• Fabrics
• Textiles
• Wood
• Coal
• Live electrical equipment

What can’t water-mist to be used on?

  • Flammable metal fires

Where to locate?

Near to exits, on levels, a Class-A-fire risk has been identified.

Types of premises/business who may need water-mist extinguishers:

  • Offices
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Residential properties
  • Warehouses

Further reading and spec.

*Cannon Watermist Extinguishers have been Class B fire tested it is not possible to certify this performance under BS EN3 as the fire sizes are outside of EN3 limits.

Our fire testing confirms safe and very creditable performance for situations where Class B is not the primary risk.

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