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Amerex® AX490 – 125 lb Stored Pressure Purple K Wheeled Fire Extinguisher


Introducing the pinnacle of fire safety technology – the Amerex® 125 lb Stored Pressure Purple K Wheeled Fire Extinguisher with 16″ Rubber Wheels (320B:C). When it comes to safeguarding large industrial spaces, warehouses, and facilities, accept nothing less than the unmatched power and reliability of this exceptional fire extinguisher.

Engineered to tackle the most formidable fire hazards, the Amerex® 125 lb Purple K Wheeled Fire Extinguisher boasts a massive fire-fighting capacity of 320B:C, making it an indispensable tool for combating class B and C fires involving flammable liquids and electrical equipment. The Stored Pressure design ensures rapid deployment, while the Purple K dry chemical agent delivers superior extinguishing capabilities, effectively quelling fires and preventing reignition.

This fire extinguisher’s mobility is second to none, thanks to its heavy-duty construction and thoughtfully designed 16″ rubber wheels. Maneuvering through obstacles and across various terrains becomes effortless, allowing you to swiftly reach the heart of the fire and control it before it can spread. The ergonomic handle and user-friendly controls guarantee ease of use even in high-stress situations, empowering you to act decisively and effectively in critical moments.

Designed to meet rigorous industry standards, the Amerex® 125 lb Purple K Wheeled Fire Extinguisher is a testament to durability and quality. Its rugged steel cylinder and corrosion-resistant finish ensure long-lasting performance, making it a reliable investment for your fire safety arsenal. With a visual pressure gauge conveniently placed on the control panel, monitoring the extinguisher’s readiness is intuitive, allowing for timely maintenance and recharging.

Protecting lives and valuable assets demands the highest level of preparedness. The Amerex® 125 lb Stored Pressure Purple K Wheeled Fire Extinguisher with 16″ Rubber Wheels (320B:C) stands as a beacon of fire safety excellence, ready to face the most demanding fire scenarios head-on. Equip your space with the best – because in the realm of fire safety, there’s no room for compromise.


The Amerex AX490 offers several specific benefits for those looking to protect themselves and property in a wide variety of environments. Some of these benefits include:

  1. Large Capacity: With a 125lb capacity, this fire extinguisher is ideal for larger commercial and industrial facilities.

  2. Wheeled Design: The 16″ wheeled design makes it easy to maneuver the extinguisher in case of an emergency, ensuring quick access to the fire suppression equipment.

  3. Stored Pressure System: The stored pressure system ensures quick and effective fire suppression, making it ideal for use on Class B and C fires.

  4. Durable Construction: The heavy-duty construction of the Amerex AX490 ensures that it can withstand the rigors of daily use and provides long-lasting protection against fires.

  5. Easy to Use: The simple and straightforward design of the Amerex AX490 makes it easy to operate, even in high-pressure situations.

  6. Meets Standards: This fire extinguisher is UL Listed and meets all relevant standards, ensuring its reliability and effectiveness.

  7. Versatile: The Amerex AX490 can be used on a variety of fire types, making it a versatile and reliable choice for fire protection.

Standard Features:

  • Brass Hose Fittings
  • Quick Opening Valves
  • Live Swivel on Discharge Valve
  • Brass Valve – Chrome Plated on 125 lb. & 150 lb. Models
  • Lifting Eyes on 125 lb. & 150 lb. Models
  • Heavy Duty Steel Cylinder, Carriage, Hose Rack
  • DOT/TC Cylinders
  • Aluminum UL/ULC Bilingual (English/Spanish) Nameplates with Bar Code
  • Pictogram Instructional Label
  • Chrome Forged Brass Fill Cap on 125 lb. & 150 lb. Models
  • Large fill opening on 125 lb. & 150 lb. Models
  • Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • Stainless Steel Gauge Guard on 125 lb. & 150 lb. Models
  • 6 Year Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Model # – 490
  • Agent Type – Purple K
  • UL & ULC Rating – 320B:C
  • CAPACITY – 125lbs
  • Shipping Weight – 344 lbs.
  • Height – 53.5″
  • Width – 28″
  • Depth – 40″
  • Discharge Time – 52 seconds
  • Discharge Range – 30′-40′
  • Operating Temp – -65º to +120º 
  • Hose Length – 50′
  • Hose Diameter – 3/4″
  • Wheels (Semi-Pneumatic) – 16″ X 4″ 
  • USCG Approved – Yes

US Coast Guard (USCG) Approved means:

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved fire extinguishers are specialized fire suppression devices that meet the stringent standards set by the USCG for use on boats, ships, and other marine vessels. These fire extinguishers are designed to handle fires in a marine environment, where standard fire extinguishers may not be suitable.

USCG approved fire extinguishers must undergo rigorous testing and certification to ensure they meet the USCG’s specifications for performance, reliability, and durability. The USCG requires that these fire extinguishers are able to quickly and effectively suppress fires in a marine setting, including fires involving flammable liquids, electrical equipment, and cooking equipment.

In addition to meeting the USCG’s performance standards, these fire extinguishers must also be designed with safety and ease of use in mind. They must have clearly marked labels and instructions, and be equipped with appropriate mounting brackets for secure installation on a vessel.

Overall, USCG approved fire extinguishers play a critical role in ensuring the safety of marine vessels and their crew by providing reliable fire protection in the event of an emergency.

Additional information

Weight 344 lbs
Dimensions 47.5 × 23.5 × 23.5 in