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Commander Edge Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers - key points

Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers containing ABC Powder, a multi-purpose extinguishing medium with excellent knock-down properties.

The range of sizes includes the 1 and 2kg models that come complete with transport brackets and are ideal for transport applications. The 6kg and 9kg models have plastic protection bases which incorporate a hose stowage socket. The 9kg model boasts an outstanding 55A 233B fire rating.

All CommanderEDGE Fire Extinguishers are guaranteed for 5 years.

  • Kitemarked to BS EN3
  • Full range of spare parts available
  • Corrosion-resistant finish
  • 5-year warranty
  • Plastic base skirt for protection on 4, 6 and 9kg models
  • MED “Ship’s Wheel" approval

Dimensions (mm) (height x width x diameter):
Product code: DP1E - 335 x 110 x 90
Product code: DP2E - 380 x 125 x 120
Product code: DP6E – 525 x 310 x 185
Product code: DP9E - 620 x 330 x 185

Weight: DP1E = 2.04kg, DP2E = 3.89kg, DP6E = 9.6kg, DP9E = 14kg

Manufacturer's Product Information

Fire Rating8A 34B13A 70B21A 89B C34A 183B55A 233B
Extinguishing MediumABC 40ABC 40ABC 40ABC 40ABC 40
Working Pressure14 bar14bar14 bar14 bar14 bar
Temperature Range-20 - +60 °C-20 - +60 °C-20 - +60 °C-20 - +60 °C-20 - +60 °C
Cylinder MaterialSteelSteelSteelSteelSteel
Pressurising GasNitrogenNitrogenNitrogenNitrogenNitrogen

Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers - For Use on Class A, B, C and electrical firesDry Powder Fire Extinguishers Class B firesClass C Electrical Class

What do fire extinguisher ratings mean?

Product codes: DP1E, DP2E, DP4E, DP6E, DP9E

Product group: CommanderEDGE Extinguishers

Commander Contempo Range - Designer Fire Extinguishers

If you are looking for that ‘something extra’ in your fire extinguishers, the ‘Commander Contempo’ range offers three appealing fire extinguisher colours; Polished Gold, Polished Stainless Steel and Brushed Antique Copper.

They can also be supplied with matching fire extinguisher stands and other accessories.

Designer fire extinguishers can be a great choice if, for instance, you have made an investment in the décor and appearance of your particular premises and would prefer to have in place a fire extinguisher in a colour other than red.

Commander Contempo designer fire extinguishers

Perfect for modern bars and restaurants, luxury hotels, contemporary offices and much more, this is fire safety equipment you actually want on show.

Stainless fire extinguishers have additional benefits in that stainless steel is one of the most corrosion-resistant metals known, as well as being very strong. this makes these units amongst the toughest available. Lasting in even the harshest of environments and can also be a good choice where hygiene is important.

Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers - Key Points: 

- Red Body (Can also be provided in Chrome finish) 

- Best for Class B fires but can be used on any type of fire 

- Extinguishes fires by chemically interfering with combustion 

- Take care when using in confined areas 

Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers are Multi-Purpose extinguishers and are suitable to use on most types of fire, including live electrical fires (under 1000V and keeping a distance of 1m mimimum). There are specialist dry powder fire extinguishers available for fighting fires involving metal. The dry powder works to extinguish fires by chemically interfering with the combustion process. They can be used on Class A, B and C fires as well as electrical fires. For information on ‘What do fire extinguisher ratings mean?’ please follow the link. 

Dry Powder fire extinguishers are not recommended for fighting fires involving cooking oils.  

Dry Powder extinguishers can be used in many environments and can be useful to extinguish electrical equipment. 

Careful consideration needs to be given to use in confined spaces. 

For further information or advice please contact us for assistance.  

Useful information is also available from GOV.UK in their guide for small and medium size businesses: 'Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 - A Short Guide To Making Your Premises Safe From Fire'.

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