The Badger™ B20BC is an extremely versatile, stored-pressure. It is a dry chemical extinguisher that easily tackles most fire risks found in commercial, industrial, and domestic applications.
Features of the Badger™ B20BC fire extinguisher include:
Size: 20 lb
Dimensions: 21 1/8″H x 9 1/4″W x 7 1/4″D
Model Number: B20BC
UL Rating: 120B:C
Cylinder Material: Steel
Recharge Expellant: Nitrogen
Operating Pressure: 195 psi
Temperature Range: -40°F–120°F
Agent Flow Rate: 0.69 lb/sec
Discharge Time: 29 sec
Discharge Range: 16–20 ft
Shipping Weight: 33 lb
USCG Approval: Type B:C, Size III
USCG (US Coast Guard) approved means:
All types of fire extinguishers that are used on marine vessels must go through United States Coast Guard (USCG) approval before they can be used onboard. This includes:
- ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
- BC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
- CO2 Fire Extinguishers
- Class D Fire Extinguishers
- Foam Fire Extinguishers
- Purple K Fire Extinguishers
- Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers.
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.