BC fire extinguishers (dry chemical) are specifically designed for Class B and C fires. The extinguishing agent used is sodium bicarbonate. Purple K fire extinguishers are a high-performance version of class BC extinguishers that are extremely effective at knocking down fires. They use potassium bicarbonate as the extinguishing agent.
The specific use of BC & Purple K extinguishers make them an ideal choice for fire protection at:
- Oil and gas refineries
- Mining operations
- Naval ships
- Military facilities
- Service stations
Class B fires include flammable liquids like gasoline and oil, as well as flammable gasses. Class C fires include those caused by and including energized electrical equipment, such as appliances, and computers. We offer a huge selection of BC fire extinguishers and Purple-K extinguishers, including options from Ansul and Strike First Corporation. Choose from 2.5 LB, 5 LB, 10 LB, 20 LB for BC extinguishers and 10LB and 20LB for PK fire extinguishers. Additionally, our extinguishers come with a limited six-year warranty and they are ULC listed.
Take a look at our vast selection of fire extinguishers to find the right choice for your business or contact us so we can help you choose.