These are the most commonly used extinguishers as they are suitable for most types of fires.
They come in a range of sizes from:
1.0kg DCP = 1A:20BE
1.5kg DCP = 2A:30BE
2.0kg DCP = 2A:30BE
2.5kg DCP = 3A:40BE
4.5kg DCP = 4A:60BE
9.0kg DCP = 6A:80BE
Dry Chemical Powder is available in two types of powder “BE” and “ABE”.
The “BE” powder can be used on fires involving electrical equipment, flammable liquids and cooking oils, whilst the “ABE” powder type is recommended to extinguish fires that involve wood, paper, flammable liquid and electrical equipment.