Badger Model 150BP 125 lb. Purple K Dry Chemical Agent Stored Pressure Wheeled Fire Extinguisher (20684B)
Badger Fire Protection is an ISO-registered company and trusted leader in the manufacturing of industrial and commercial grade fire extinguishers for more than 100 years. Known for their quality products and economical pricing, Badger fire extinguishers are recognized for containing the highest percentage of essential base ingredients found in the fire safety industry.
Badger Wheeled Fire Extinguishers are rechargeable, meet relevant regulatory requirements and are USCG approved and listed by the National Fire Protection Association, Underwriters Laboratories (U.S. and Canada), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the United States Coast Guard.
This 150MB model is constructed with a solid, well-balanced frame, equipped with steel cylinders, brass valves, and semi pneumonic tires to provide product dependability, durability and functionality in protecting commercial and industrial property from many forms of high-risk fire hazards. Designed for one-man operation this unit is easily transportable through doorways and down aisles and can maneuver effectively over rough terrain.
With a 125 lb. agent capacity this model has sufficient fire extinguishing capacity to cover 240 square feet of fire, discharging with a spray duration of 48 seconds at an average agent flow rate of 2.9 lbs/per sec, for a range of 30-40 ft. This dry chemical fire extinguisher is a great choice for offshore rigs, ship docks, chemical plants, aircraft ramps, refineries, remote construction sites, large laboratories, processing plants, storage, docking, and loading areas.
Features of the Badger 150MB Wheeled Fire Extinguisher include:
- 125 lb. (56.7 kg) Tank Size: intended for mid to large scale fire protection needs
- UL Rating of 240B:C used for fighting) Class B (flammable liquid) and Class C (energized electrical equipment) fires
- Operating Temperature Range: -40° to 120°F (-40° to 49°C)
- Discharge Time 48 sec., discharge range 30-40 ft. (9.1-12.2 m)
- Hose Length: 50 ft. (15.2 m)
- Unit Height x Width x Depth: 58” x 28” x 39.25” (147.3 x 71.1 x 99.7 cm)
- Shipping weight: 300 lb. (136 kg)
- Semi Pneumatic Rubber Wheels
Purple K Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Agent
Purple K is a highly effective fire extinguishing agent that has been widely used for many years. It is a dry chemical powder that works by interrupting the chemical reaction that fuels a fire, effectively extinguishing it. Here are some of the key benefits of using Purple K as a fire extinguishing agent:
- Effective on a wide range of fires: Purple K is highly effective in extinguishing fires that involve flammable liquids, gases, and electrical equipment. This makes it an ideal choice for use in a variety of settings, including industrial, commercial, and offshore and marine environments.
- Longer discharge range: Purple K has a longer discharge range than many other fire extinguishing agents, which means that it can be used from a safer distance. This is especially important when dealing with large fires or when the heat and smoke make it difficult to approach the fire closely.
- Lower freezing point: Another benefit of Purple K is that it has a lower freezing point than many other dry chemical powders, which makes it more effective in colder temperatures. This is important for operations that take place in cold environments, such as offshore rigs or in Arctic regions.
- Minimal residue: Purple K leaves minimal residue after it has been used, making it easier to clean up and reducing the risk of damage to equipment and structures. This is especially important in industrial settings where downtime and cleanup costs can be significant.
- Non-corrosive: Unlike some other fire extinguishing agents, Purple K is non-corrosive, which means that it does not cause damage to equipment or structures. This is an important consideration for businesses that rely on expensive machinery or sensitive electronic equipment.
- Cost-effective: Purple K is a cost-effective option for fire suppression, as it is relatively inexpensive compared to other fire extinguishing agents. This makes it an attractive option for businesses and organizations that need to maintain a high level of fire safety without breaking the bank.
In conclusion, Purple K is a highly effective and versatile fire extinguishing agent that offers numerous benefits over other options. Its effectiveness on a wide range of fires, longer discharge range, lower freezing point, minimal residue, non-corrosive properties, and cost-effectiveness make it a valuable tool for fire suppression in a variety of settings.
Please read our article “What Type of Fire Extinguisher Do I Need?” to learn more about fire suppression agents commonly used in the different types of wheeled fire extinguishers.
Additional Reading: “Wheeled Fire Extinguishers – Specifications“.