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Fire Extinguishers

Buy our complete range of fire extinguishers online with optional on-site certification or installation by one of our BAFE approved service engineers.

If you are not sure how many or what type of fire extinguishers you need, book a free site survey.

Foam Extinguishers

Foam Fire Extinguishers

For office environments and homes. Capable of fight burning solids and liquids. Class A and B fires.

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CO2 Extinguishers

CO2 Fire Extinguishers

Now mainly used for electrical equipment in offices. Leaves no mess. Frost-free horns.

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Water Extinguishers

Water Fire Extinguishers

Fights fires of solid materials such as wood, paper, cardboard, fabrics and coal (class A fires).

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Powder Extinguishers

Powder Fire Extinguishers

For automotive, manufacturing and outdoor use. Fight A, B and C class fires. Very powerful.

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Water Mist Extinguishers

E-Series Water Mist fire extinguishers only available from Safelincs

Broad spectrum extinguishers for offices, schools, homes. Leaves no residue. Fight A, B, C and F fires.

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Wet Chemical Extinguishers

Wet Chemical Extinguishers

For burning fat and grease used in industrial and home kitchens. Used on F Class fires.

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Service-Free Fire Extinguishers

Britannia Fireworld Fire Extinguishers require no extinguisher engineer maintenance or servicing, saving you money

Maintenance-free for a guaranteed 10 years. Massive savings. Kitemarked. Foam, powder and wet chemical.

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Fire Blankets

Fire Blanket in Soft Pouch

Ideal in kitchens for extinguishing pan fires & for wrapping around burning clothes. Kitemarked.

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Fire Extinguisher ID Signs

Fire Extinguisher ID Signs

A range of ID signs designed to indicate the type of fire extinguisher installed and their capabilities.

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Automatic Extinguishers

Automatic fire extinguishers

Automatic units for fire extinguishing in un-manned computer compartments & engine bays.

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Stainless Steel Fire Extinguishers

Designer Fire Extinguishers

Designed to blend in with modern furnishings and office environments. Absolutely corrosion-free.

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Kitchen Extinguishers

More info about Kitchen Fire Extinguishers

Extinguishers suitable for tackling the most common fires in the kitchen, including burning fat fires.

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Car Fire Extinguishers

More info about Car Fire Extinguishers

These Extinguishers fit easily into your car and are powerful enough to tackle engine fires,

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Truck Fire Extinguishers

More info about Truck Fire Extinguishers

For trucks and vehicles carrying dangerous goods. Also, extinguisher transport boxes.

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Caravan Extinguishers

More info about Caravan Extinguishers

Extinguishers for caravans without damaging residues. Cover risks typically found in caravans.

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Boat Fire Extinguishers

More info about Boat Fire Extinguishers

Small and clean fire extinguishers for confined spaces on boats. Also, specialist extinguishers for engines.

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MED Fire Extinguishers

More info about MED Fire Extinguishers

Marine Equipment Directive (MED) approved fire extinguishers for offshore and shipping environments.

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Class D Fire Extinguishers

Dry Chemical Powder Metal Fire Extinguisher

Dry chemical powder (Class D) is used on flammable metal fires including burning magnesium filings.

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Gloria Extinguishers

Gloria Fire Extinguishers

Gloria is renowned for its quality and longevity. We offer an exclusive 10 year warranty.

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Wheeled Extinguishers

Wheeled fire extinguishers with CE mark, MED approval and manufactured to EN1866-1

Heavy-duty wheeled units for large high-risk applications and are CE marked and MED approved.

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Cartridge Extinguishers

Cartridge Operated Fire Extinguishers

Allow refilling on board of ships or offshore locations. Contain a gas cartridge.

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Safelincs Caravan Safety Kit

£75.55 ex VAT

£54.99 ex VAT

£65.99 inc VAT

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Our Fire Extinguishers

Our Fire Extinguishers

The majority of our extinguishers are 'stored pressure', the most common type these days, although we also offer cartridge operated units for marine and offshore applications etc. They are all fully charged, ready to go and are supplied with wall brackets. We also an on-site installation and certification service by our BAFE certified engineers. This ensures full compliance with the latest BSI standards and any insurance stipulations.

Safelincs also offers nationwide servicing with clear competetive pricing and no nasty hidden charges, as we include all consumables in the price we quote.

We are also very proud to be able to offer our P50 service-free fire extinguishers from Britannia, which do not not require service engineers for the guaranteed 10 year lifespan of the product.

Fire Classes

Fire Classes

Fire risks are categorised into classes. Fire extinguishers are then rated in their ability to fight these different classes of fires. Their fire fighting capability is thus indicated by letters for fire classes and a number which stands for the strength of the extinguisher in fighting this class. The higher the number, the more powerful the extinguisher is.

Fire Classes:

Class A Fires: Solid combustibles, such as wood, paper, textiles

Class B Fires: Flammable liquids, such as petrol, diesel and paraffin

Class C Fires: Flammable gases, such as LPG and natural gas

Class D Fires: Flammable metals, such as magnesium swarf

Class F Fires: Cooking fats, such as deep fat fryers oils

Types of Extinguishers

Types of Extinguishers

CO2 fire extinguishers

These units use pure carbon dioxide to suffocate fire and leave behind no residue once the fire is extinguished. They were originally designed for class B fires, which are flammable liquid fires, such as oil, petrol and solvents, however, these days CO2 extinguishers are mainly used for the fire fighting on live electrical equipment. They are often installed next to foam extinguishers in offices with computers. The size of CO2 units is stated in kg (of CO2 gas) and the portable CO2 extinguishers weigh 2 and 5 kg. In addition to our brand new CO2 products we offer fully factory refurbished CO2 extinguishers (pressure tested and re-painted). A specialist version of the CO2 extinguisher is anti-magnetic and is installed in areas of high magnetic activity, such as hospitals' MRI scanner suites.

Powder fire extinguishers

Also called ABC powder or dry powder extinguishers are powerful and versatile and can be used for class A (burning solids), class B (burning liquids) and class C (burning gas) fires. They can not be used on fat fires and deep fat fryer fires, as their jet would spread the burning fat. They should also not be used in confined spaces (small kitchen or boat cabins), as the powder can easily be inhaled. The residue of the powder makes the clean up after a discharge very difficult. We also stock a special powder fire extinguisher used for class D fires of flammable metals such as burning magnesium swarf. When comparing powder units, please note that BC powder does not offer the same protection as ABC powder.

Water fire extinguishers

These are used on class A fires of solid combustible materials, such as wood, fabric and paper. The water penetrates burning materials to cool down the fire, which extinguishes the fire and stops it re-igniting. Near electrical equipment you should choose water fire extinguishers with additives, as these prevent electrocution. A new development are the 'dry' water mist extinguishers, which can be used on class A, B, C and F fires and are very easy to use. These can be installed in buildings, where extinguisher training of all residents/staff is not feasible, such as in HMOs etc. Dry water mist is suitable for A, B, C and F class fires.

Foam fire extinguishers

These are used on burning solids (Class A) and liquid fires (Class B), such as burning petrol. They are excellent in general office or home environments. The foam penetrates burning fabrics and solids and forms a cooling blanket of top of the fire. Foam extinguishers are widely used in office environments, as they offer a reasonably wide cover without the clean-up problem of a powder extinguisher. Foams can be used safely on electrical items, as long as they are 35kV tested and you keep a safety distance of 1m.

Wet chemical fire extinguishers

Wet chemical and ABF foam extinguishers are used on fat fires and deep fat fryer fires (Class F). The chemical of the wet chemical bonds with the burning fat and stops the supply of oxygen to the fat. It also cools down the fat. Wet Chemical extinguishers are used in professional kitchens, while ABF can be used in domestic kitchens.

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