Buckeye Offshore Model OS 5 PK 5 lb. Purple K Dry Chemical Agent Hand Portable Fire Extinguisher (11260)
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 5 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. Perfect for marine and off shore facilities providing the added protection needed for the unique and harsh environmental combination of water, salt, and sun.
Features of the Buckeye OS 5 PK Portable Hand Fire Extinguisher include:
- 5 lb. (2.3 kg) Tank Size
- UL Rating of 20B:C used for fighting Class B (flammable liquid) and Class C (energized electrical equipment) fires
- Purple K agent (not for use on sensitive electrical equipment)
- Operating Temperature Range: -65° to 120°F (-54° to 49°C)
- Discharge Time 9 sec., discharge range 12-18 ft. (3.6-5.5 m)
- Unit Height x Width x Depth: 16 3/8” x 7 1/4” x 4 1/2” (41.6 x 18.4 x 10.8 cm)
- Shipping weight: 10 lb. (4.5 kg)
- Operating Pressure 195 psi
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.