Fire extinguishers and blankets

      Fire extinguishers and fire blankets are essential for any home or business. Ze kunnen levens redden door een brand in een vroeg stadium te blussen. Er zijn verschillende soorten brandblussers en branddekens beschikbaar, dus het is belangrijk om de juiste te kiezen voor uw specifieke behoeften. Alecto Home has a wide range of high-quality fire extinguishers and fire blankets.

      Buy fire extinguisher?

      If you have signaled a fire, you want to be as well prepared as possible. A fire extinguisher is a good solution to extinguish the fire. In fire extinguishers you have 2 options, namely:

      Depending on the situation and type of fire, one is recommended. Do you want to know more about this now? Then we recommend that you read the following blog: there are several types of fire extinguishers, but which one do you use when? 

      Buy fire extinguisher? 

      Found the right fire extinguisher for your environment? Simply order via the Alecto Home Webshop. Do you place your order on a working day before 8:00 PM? Then we will ship it the same day from our warehouse!

      Why buy a fire blanket?

      A fire blanket is quick and easy to use, even if you have little experience in extinguishing fires. You can simply place the blanket over the seat of the fire to cut off the oxygen and extinguish the fire.

      With a fire blanket you can prevent a fire from spreading further and causing more damage. It can help extinguish the fire quickly and prevent it from spreading to other objects in the area.

      Suitable for different types of fires: Fire blankets are suitable for extinguishing different types of fires, including class A fires (fires involving solids such as wood and paper) and class F (fires involving oil and grease).

      Why buy a fire extinguisher?

      Fires can start at any time and in any place, even in your own home or office. That is why it is important to be prepared and to have a fire extinguisher. A fire extinguisher can help to limit the damage caused by a fire. By acting quickly and adequately, you can prevent the fire from spreading and causing more damage.

      What is the difference between a foam extinguisher and a powder extinguisher?

      A foam extinguisher uses a mixture of water and a foaming agent to extinguish the fire. The foam has a cooling effect and prevents oxygen from reaching the fire. This extinguishes the fire and prevents re-ignition. Foam extinguishers are suitable for extinguishing Class A fires (solids fires such as wood and paper) and Class B fires (liquid fires such as petrol and oil).

      A powder extinguisher, on the other hand, uses a dry extinguishing powder to extinguish fires. The powder suffocates the flames by taking away the oxygen and prevents the fire from spreading further. Powder extinguishers are suitable for extinguishing class A, B and C fires (fires of gases such as propane and butane).

      While both types of extinguishers are effective at putting out fires, they also have some drawbacks. For example, foam extinguishers can cause corrosion to electronic equipment and dry powder extinguishers can pollute the environment and obscure visibility. It is therefore important to choose the right extinguisher for the specific circumstances and risks.