Amerex CO2 portable extinguishers are effective on flammable liquids, tars, oils, and are electrically non conductive which make them suitable for delicate equipment that include electronics. Because of the clean, non-contaminating, and odorless gas characteristics, it is safe to use these extinguishers on precision equipment and valuables. They are suitable for most moderate and high hazards, homes, offices, buses, trucks, mechanical and electrical rooms, boiler rooms, garages, warehouses, assembly areas, etc. nevertheless, these extinguishers are not effective on wood, paper, cloth and rubber fires. 

These extinguishers have a warranty of 5 years from the date of purchase. They require a yearly maintenance service to assure optimum efficiency and are refillable upon use.

Technical Information

  • Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers discharge a white cloud of “snow” which smothers a fire by eliminating oxygen.
  • They are effective on Class B fires and are electrically non conductive
  • Amerex Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are manufactured and tested to ANSI/UL standards, they comply with NFPA 10 Standard, ISO-9001/ISO-14001 Certified, UL Listed, Made in USA and FM approved
  • The extinguishers conform to test standards: CAN/ULC-S503-ANSI/UL154 & CAN/ULC-S508-ANSI/UL711 
  • Amerex Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are made of rust free aluminum cylinders and durable high gloss polyester powder paint
  • Valves are all metal construction, chrome plated brass
  • The temperature range of operation is between -22F(-30C) and 120F(49C)
  • The range varies from 3 to 8 feet (0.9 to 2.4m)
  • Discharge time varies from 10 to 19 seconds
  • CO2 fire extinguishers are also available in wheeled 50/100lb or stationary 100lb

We also dispose of a new non magnetic 5 lb fire extinguisher model is available, MRI safe to 7 Tesla.