Buckeye Offshore Model OS 20 PK 20 lb. Purple K Dry Chemical Agent Hand Portable Fire Extinguisher (12760)
Buckeye fire safety products are quality certified from one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the fire safety industry. The company’s focus on quality products has earned it the prestigious ISO 9001-2008 Quality Certification. Their Purple K dry chemical fire extinguishers are UL and ULC listed, DOT compliant, USCG approved, and suited for use on Class B and Class C fires.
This OS 20 PK model features a rugged steel cylinder and wheeled model frame treated with a galvanizing compound undercoat, baked-on enamel top coat, and protective clear coat finish to prevent corrosion and fading from exposure to sun and sea. Tested and passes a 3000-hour salt spray test for added protection. Stainless steel operating levers, plated brass valves, and plated brass guard around pressure gauge provides additional damage protection against the ravages nature can deliver. Plated brass guard around the pressure gauge and a vinyl ring on the cylinder bottom prevent damage from the harshest environments. The nameplate labels are trilingual – English, Spanish, and French. Well-suited to industrial and marine environments, as well as offshore drilling rigs, refineries, and chemical plants providing the added protection needed for the unique and harsh environmental combination of water, salt, and sun.
Measuring 21 1/4″H x 8 3/4″W x 7 1/2″D, this fire extinguisher is capable of extinguishing Class B and Class C fires, making it suitable for use with flammable liquids, gases, and electrical equipment. It has a 120B:C rating, which means it can extinguish fires involving up to 120 square feet of Class B flammable liquid or up to 500,000 BTU of Class C fires.
The Buckeye Offshore 20 lb Purple K Portable Fire Extinguisher is designed to be extremely durable and reliable, with a brass valve that is resistant to corrosion and damage from harsh environments. The purple K agent is specifically designed to extinguish fires involving flammable liquids and gases, making it an ideal choice for industrial and marine settings where these types of fires are more likely to occur.
This fire extinguisher also features a large, easy-to-read pressure gauge that allows you to quickly and easily check the status of the extinguisher. The pressure gauge also has a green band that indicates that the extinguisher is fully charged and ready for use.
One of the key benefits of this fire extinguisher is its portability. Despite its size, it is still easy to move around thanks to its sturdy handle and compact design. This makes it ideal for use in a variety of settings, including offshore drilling rigs, refineries, chemical plants, and other industrial and marine environments.
The Buckeye Offshore 20 lb Purple K Portable Fire Extinguisher is also easy to maintain, with a simple and straightforward inspection process that allows you to quickly check the status of the extinguisher and ensure that it is ready for use. This means that you can have peace of mind knowing that your fire extinguisher is always in good condition and ready to use in case of an emergency.
Purple K Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Agent
Purple K is a great fire suppression agent because it is specifically designed to extinguish fires involving flammable liquids and gases. Unlike other fire extinguishing agents that can be ineffective or even dangerous when used on these types of fires, Purple K is highly effective at quickly suppressing these types of fires.
Purple K is a dry chemical agent that works by interrupting the chemical reaction that is necessary for a fire to continue burning. When Purple K is applied to a fire involving flammable liquids or gases, it forms a barrier between the fuel and the oxygen in the air, which helps to smother the flames and prevent the fire from spreading.
In addition to its effectiveness in extinguishing fires, Purple K is also a popular choice because it is a non-conductive agent. This means that it can be used on fires involving electrical equipment without the risk of electrical shock or damage to the equipment. It is also non-corrosive, which means that it will not damage the surfaces or materials in the area where it is applied.
Overall, Purple K is a great fire suppression agent because it is highly effective at quickly extinguishing fires involving flammable liquids and gases, while also being safe to use on electrical equipment and non-corrosive to surfaces and materials. This makes it a versatile and reliable choice for a wide range of settings, including industrial and marine environments where these types of fires are more likely to occur.
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.