What is a nitrogen compressed fire extinguisher?

Answer A nitrogen compressed fire extinguisher, also called a dry chemical extinguisher, is a type of fire extinguisher that uses foam or powder to smother a fire. Compressed nitrogen functions as the pro... Read More »

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What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire?

Only a class B fire extinguisher should be used on a gasoline fire. Household and auto extinguishers usually have a B-C rating. Some are A-B-C rated. Never spray water on a gasoline fire.Fire Exti... Read More »

Can I run an airbrush with compressed nitrogen?

Compressed air is frequently used as a propellant for airbrushes. However, carbon dioxide, compressed nitrogen and other inert gases may be used. The requirements for an airbrush propellant are cor... Read More »

What is an abc fire extinguisher?

Every home should have at least one fire extinguisher in it; one per floor is the recommendation. Fire extinguishers should be kept in plain sight in the areas that are most susceptible to fires, s... Read More »

What is a 40-B fire extinguisher?

The primitive design of the fire extinguisher dates back to the 1700s. The 40-B fire extinguisher, one of four classes of fire extinguishers, is regulated by codes and standards, provided by the Na... Read More »