Badger Model 50LB 50 lb. Purple K Dry Chemical Agent Stored Pressure Wheeled Fire Extinguisher (20180B)
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 50LB 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 50 lb. agent capacity this model has sufficient fire extinguishing capacity to cover 160 square feet of fire, discharging with a spray duration of 36 seconds at an average agent flow rate of 2.9 lbs/per sec, for a range of 25-35 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 50LB Wheeled Fire Extinguisher include:
- 50 lb. (22.7 kg) Tank Size: intended for mid-scale fire protection needs
- UL Rating of 160B: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 36 sec., discharge range 25-35 ft. (7.6-10.7 m)
- Hose Length: 50 ft. (15.2 m)
- Unit Height x Width x Depth: 46.25” x 23” x 23” (117.5 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm)
- Shipping weight: 140 lb. (63.6 kg)
- Semi Pneumatic Rubber Wheels
Purple K Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Agent
Purple K Dry Chemical fire extinguishing agent is most effective in extinguishing Class B flammable liquid and is also effective in fighting Class C fires associated with energized electrical equipment. This powder extinguishes the fire by interfering with the chemical chain reaction taking place in the combustion zone.
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.