by Paul Smith February 14, 2021 1 min read

With the release this year of the new ABC(E) dry chemical powder fire extinguisher, it has quickly become the market leader. A true Multi Purpose Dry Chemical Powder Fire Extinguisher is here, and available to everyone. 

What sets the Firewize 4.5Kg Dry Powder apart from others?

Commonly dry chemical powder (DCP) fire extinguishers are divided into two categories based on the types of fires they are designed for;

  1. AB(E) - Carbonaceous Fires, Flammable Liquids and Electrical, and
  2. B(E) - Flammable Liquids and Electrical

Note: Special Powders are available for Class D Combustible Metal Fires

dry powder fire extinguisher



  • 5 Star Performance Rating
  • Largest Fire Rating 6A:80B:C:E
  • Class C - Gas Fire Capability
  • Equal to most 9.0Kg on market




Each extinguisher is rated by their performance and class of fire they are designed for, denoted by a number and letter system. Simply put, the higher the number, the more effective the extinguisher is for that particular class of fire.

Researching the performance of most fire extinguishers currently available, the average 4.5Kg DCP AB(E) has a performance rating of 4A:60B:E. The average 9.0Kg DCP AB(E) rating is 6A:80B:E

In comparison, the new range of  High Performance ABC(E) 4.5Kg dry powder fire extinguishers have an increased performance fire rating of 6A:80:C:E. With the High Performance ABC(E) 9.0Kg performance rating of 10A:80B:C:E.

It has set a new benchmark, making it the must have #1 rated fire extinguisher.

Paul Smith
Paul Smith

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