Learn about fire class A,B,C & K to find the correct fire extinguisher for your use.

Learn the AB and C's of fire extinguishers. And don't forget K!

Selecting the right type of fire extinguisher is crucial when it comes to fire protection. The Element E50 and E100 Fire Extinguishers stand out as premier choices for tackling various classes of fire. Element offers a new level of protection and convenience to fire safety that traditional dry chemical extinguishers fail to.

How Does Element Work?

Element fire extinguishers use a special solid chemical agent designed to extinguish fires. When activated, Element releases a vapor that reacts with oxygen to interrupt fire's chemical reaction and stops the chain of combustion without the mess associated with traditional extinguishers. 

More Than a Class AB and C Fire Extinguisher

Element is a versatile tool designed to combat a wide range of fires. This includes the challenging class K fires. The total protection that Element offers makes it suitable for various scenarios ranging anywhere from home safety, cooking fires, automotive emergencies and beyond. Here’s a breakdown of the types of fires Element extinguishers can effectively fight.

Class A Fires

Class A fires involve ordinary combustible materials such as paper, cloth, trash, and plastics. The Element extinguisher's agent interrupts the combustion process and puts the fire out.

Class B Fires

Class B fires involve flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, grease, and paints. Element extinguishers are not pressurized so they will not make Class B fires worse by spraying the flammable liquid around.

Class C Fires

Electrical fires, known as Class C fires, are electrified fires that often occur in or around electrical equipment. Since the extinguishing agent in Element is nonconductive, it can safely extinguish fires involving electrical equipment without the risk of electric shock, additional mess or damage to your electrical components. Element is rated for electrical fires up to 100,000 volts!

Class K Fires

Class K fires involve cooking oils and fats that are commonly found in kitchens. These fires are traditionally challenging to extinguish due to their high ignition temperatures. Element tackles Class K fires by chemically interrupting the fire's reaction without leaving any harmful residues and without spreading the fire like other pressurized extinguishers do. Never use a water extinguisher on a Class K fire! Water has an explosive effect on kitchen fires!

Features and Benefits of Element: The Clean Agent Fire Extinguisher

Element fire extinguishers offer a modern approach to fire safety with their unique features:

Long Discharge Time

Element extinguishers provide a 5 times longer discharge time than traditional dry chemical or water fire extinguishers. The E50 offers an impressive 50 seconds of discharge while its big brother, E100 offers a 100 second discharge. This is significantly longer than traditional fire extinguishers, giving you more time to put out fires‚Äč.‚Äč

Compact and Lightweight

What makes the discharge time of Element even more impressive is how small and light it is! The E50 stands at only 10.75" while weighing only 0.5lbs. The E100 is double the discharge but not double the size. It stands at 13" while weighing only 0.79lbs. The compact size and light weight of Element makes it easy to handle and store.‚Äč

Non Toxic & Non Corrosive 

The non-toxic and non-corrosive qualities of Element ensure it is safe for people and gentle on property and equipment while being tough on fire. This means they can be used without the worry of inhaling harmful chemicals or causing damage to sensitive materials and electronics. This makes Element ideal for everything from homes and offices to vehicles and industrial use.

Zero Pressure Discharge

Element's vaporization technology is not pressurized so it will not inadvertently spread oil or liquid fires with the force of the expelling extinguishing agent. This makes it safer to put out fires without the risk of spreading‚Äč‚Äč or further fueling the fire.

Maintenance-Free

Unlike a traditional extinguisher, Element has no moving parts or compressed gasses to worry about. No nozzles, gauges, hoses, triggers, or other parts that could fail. This means that Element is a hassle-free solution that will never require inspections, service or upkeep. 

Unaffected By Harsh Environments

Element's solid construction and lack of moving parts means it's unaffected by harsh environments or humidity. Element has been tested to work effectively in temperatures from -140F to +320F. Moreover Element can also safely be stored in damp and wet environments, provided that the yellow cap covering the tip stays present to keeps the tip dry. 

 

Element is a Versatile Portable Extinguisher

Element merges innovative technology with practical design to offer a fire safety solution that is portable and easy to use. With its ability to tackle different types of fire, including class A, class B, class C and class K, Element offers excellent protection against a wide range of fire hazards. Whether you're looking to protect your home, vehicle, or business, Element extinguishers provide a reliable, effective, and eco-friendly solution for fire protection.

 

FAQ'S

How long will a fire extinguisher last in seconds?

The Element E50 will last for a minimum of 50 seconds. Element E100 will last at least 100 seconds. For comparison, traditional extinguishers typically last for 7 to 10 seconds. Yes, that's all.

Does Element need to be inspected?

Nope! The unique design and patented formula never needs inspection or recharging. It is ready whenever you need it.

What types of fires can Element be used to fight?

Element fire extinguishers are designed to combat Class A (solid combustible fires), Class B (gas and flammable liquid fires), Class C (electrical fires), and Class K (cooking oil and grease fires).

Are Element fire extinguishers non-toxic and safe to use indoors?

Yes, Element fire extinguishers are safe for use indoors, around people and pets because it’s non-toxic and non-corrosive. Element will not leave harmful residues, ensuring a clean and safe environment after use.

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