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Halotron I 5 lb Fire Extinguisher – Badger Extra


Halotron is a clean-burning, electrically non-conductive fire-extinguishing agent that has gained popularity in recent years as a preferred alternative to traditional fire-extinguishing agents such as Halon and CO2. It is a highly effective fire-suppression solution for a wide range of applications, including aircrafts, data centers, computer rooms, and other sensitive electronic equipment.

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Halotron I 5 lb Fire Extinguisher – Badger Extra

The Badger Halotron I Fire Extinguisher uses of an extremely versatile and effective multi-purpose clean extinguishing agent. This fire extinguisher can address most fire risks typically found in commercial and industrial applications. It is ideally suited for computer rooms, data storage, telecommunication, robotics, or any high-tech industrial process that requires an effective clean agent with extended discharge range.

Features of the Badger Extra Halotron I 5 lb Fire Extinguisher include:

  • Size: 5 lb
  • Dimensions: 15 1/4″H x 6 1/8″W X 4 1/4″D
  • Technical Data:
    • Model Number: 5 HB-2
    • UL Rating: 5B:C
    • Class: BC
    • Cylinder Material: Steel
    • Recharge Expellant: Argon
    • Operating Pressure: 100 psi
    • Temperature Range: -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Agent Flow Rate: .63 lb/sec
    • Discharge Time: 9 sec
    • Discharge Range: 9 to 15 ft
    • Shipping Weight: 10 lbs, 10 ozs
    • USCG Approval: Type B:C, Size I

About Halotron in Fire Extinguishers

Unlike traditional fire-extinguishing agents, Halotron is made from a blend of gases that are safe for both people and the environment. This makes it an excellent choice for applications where safety and environmental concerns are of utmost importance. Furthermore, Halotron is a clean-burning agent, meaning that it does not leave behind any residue or damage the equipment it is used to protect. This is a major advantage over traditional fire-extinguishing agents, which can cause significant damage and contamination to electronic equipment.

Halotron also offers superior fire-suppression performance. It works by breaking down the chain reaction that fuels a fire, thereby putting it out quickly and effectively. In addition, Halotron has a high degree of mobility, allowing it to penetrate deep into the heart of a fire to effectively suppress it. This makes it an ideal solution for hard-to-reach fires, such as those that occur in data centers and computer rooms.

Another advantage of Halotron is that it is safe for people to use in the event of a fire. Unlike traditional fire-extinguishing agents, Halotron is non-toxic and does not pose a threat to human health. This is particularly important in environments where people may be present, such as aircrafts or data centers. Furthermore, Halotron is safe for the environment, making it an ideal choice for companies and organizations that are concerned about their impact on the environment.

In terms of cost, Halotron fire extinguishers are typically more expensive than traditional fire-extinguishing agents. However, the benefits they offer, such as superior performance and safety, often outweigh the added cost. In addition, the cost of cleaning up after a fire and repairing damaged equipment can be significantly higher than the cost of purchasing and installing a Halotron fire extinguisher. In many cases, the investment in Halotron fire protection can pay for itself over time by avoiding costly damage to equipment and reducing the risk of fire-related incidents.

Halotron fire extinguishers are also easy to maintain and service. They have a long shelf life and do not require regular maintenance or testing, unlike traditional fire-extinguishing agents. In addition, Halotron fire extinguishers are lightweight and compact, making them easy to install and store in a variety of settings. This makes them an ideal choice for companies and organizations that have limited space and need to protect large amounts of equipment and valuable assets.

Finally, Halotron fire extinguishers are a preferred choice because they are highly effective against a wide range of fires. They are suitable for use on Class B and C fires, making them an ideal solution for fires involving common fuels such as flammable liquids or electrical equipment. In addition, Halotron fire extinguishers are effective against fires that involve sensitive electronic equipment, making them an ideal choice for data centers and computer rooms.

In conclusion, Halotron fire extinguishers offer a number of benefits over traditional fire-extinguishing agents. They are safe for people and the environment, offer superior fire-suppression performance, are easy

USCG Approved (US Coast Guard Approved) Explained:

When a fire extinguisher is USCG approved, it means that it has been tested and certified to meet the safety standards set by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for use on boats and other marine vessels. The USCG has established these standards to ensure that fire extinguishers used in the marine environment are effective, reliable, and safe.

To receive USCG approval, fire extinguishers must pass a series of tests that evaluate their performance in suppressing fires involving flammable liquids, electrical equipment, and other materials commonly found on boats. These tests also evaluate factors such as durability, corrosion resistance, and ease of use.

Fire extinguishers that are USCG approved will have a label or marking indicating their approval, which typically includes a USCG approval number. The label may also indicate the type and size of fire extinguisher, as well as other important information such as its weight and operating instructions.

Having a USCG approved fire extinguisher on board a vessel is not only required by law, but it can also be critical for the safety of those on board. In the event of a fire on a boat or other marine vessel, a USCG approved fire extinguisher can help to quickly and effectively extinguish the flames, potentially preventing a catastrophic loss of life and property.

In 2022, new US Coast Guard or marine vessel fire extinguisher regulations were published at the following link. The regulation may be found in 33 CFR Chapter 1, Subchapter S Part 175 Subpart E .

Here is a simplified explanation of the new extinguisher requirements, which depend on the model year of the boat:

  • Model year 2018 or newer: Vessels may carry extinguishers labeled as 5-B, 10-B or 20-B. Extinguishers labeled with B-I or B-II only are no longer acceptable. The manufacturing date must not be more than 12 years old.
  • Model year 2017 or older: Vessels may carry extinguishers labeled either 5-B, 20-B rated extinguishers with date stamp or B-I, B-II rated fire extinguishers.

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs