Halon fire extinguisher is generally used as aircraft fire extinguishers, both portable and fixed. It has a limited range, normally four to six feet. Halon fire extinguishers are available in two forms, Halon 1211 and Halon 1301. Halon 1211 is known as BCF. It is safe, non-corrosive, leaves no messy residue, and is effective on common combustibles, flammable liquids and electrical fires. It is ideal for protecting sensitive electronic equipment. Halon 1211 is used only in portable extinguishers, while Halon 1301 is used only in fixed extinguisher installations. One of the most popular Halon fire extinguishers is Halotron 1.
This Halon fire extinguisher offers all of Halon 1211’s clean agent benefits, and Halotron 1 is less damaging to the ozone layer. Halotron 1 comes in some models, like B394TS, 397 and 398. They are FAA-approved for use on-board aircraft. The 397 and 398 can also be used on flight line or ramp, along with the wheeled model 674. These rechargeable Halon fire extinguishers have pressure gauges and require six-year maintenance and twelve-year hydrostatic test. They feature rugged steel cylinder and all-metal valve construction for exceptional durability and have been tested to ANSI/UL 711 and UL 2129, and meet DOT requirements. As one choice from Halon fire extinguisher Halon 1211 is required on commercial transport aircraft.
Model A1600 from this Halon fire extinguisher meets the National Standard of Canada for Halogonated agent hand and wheeled fire extinguishers and is listed by Underwriters Laboratories of Canada. If you wish to get a disposable and low-maintenance fire extinguisher, try the blend of two types of Halon fire extinguisher. Halon 1211-1301 Blend is effective fire extinguisher that contains a proprietary blend of the “liquid streaming agent”, Halon 1211, and the gaseous “total flooding agent”, Halon 1301. The blend’s power is in the Halon 1301, which are both a firefighting agent and a propellant.