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What Are Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers, and Do I Need One?

February 20, 2020 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most Americans don’t know how to operate a classic ABC fire extinguisher, let alone that there are different kinds of different classes of fire. Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are used for specific types of fire—unlike classic ABC fire extinguishers, they’re distinguishable by a hard horn and absence of a pressure gauge. When you need your own carbon dioxide (CO2) fire extinguishers in Longview, TX, be sure to stop by Anchor Safety Inc. We offer a variety of fire prevention and suppression supplies, and can show you how to operate them properly. What kind of fires are CO2 extinguishers used for?... View Article


All About ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers

February 6, 2020 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ideally, none of us would ever need to operate a fire extinguisher, but it’s smart to be prepared for any circumstance. You probably walk by fire extinguishers every day, but you might not be aware that there are different types of extinguishers for different classes of fires—or how to use one when the unexpected happens. For most buildings and fires, ABC dry chemical extinguishers are a classic choice in Longview, TX. They can handle three different types of fire, are easy to operate and are easily recognizable. Read on for an overview of what you should consider when getting and... View Article


Is a Clean Agent System Right for You?

January 27, 2020 6:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When a fire breaks out, it’s always good to have a fire extinguisher on hand to put out the flame, but sometimes that isn’t enough. The best way to fight a fire is with a built-in system that goes off the instant smoke or a flame is detected. Instead of installing a traditional sprinkler system, opt for a clean agent system that puts out fires using inert gases instead of water. Keep reading to learn more about clean agent systems in Longview, TX. What are the benefits? We wouldn’t specialize in installing clean agent systems if they didn’t offer quite... View Article


Everything You Need to Know About Fire Extinguishers

January 13, 2020 6:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When a fire breaks out, your first thought should be to call 911. However, the fire department can’t always be on the scene as quickly as you need them, so you may have to tackle the situation by yourself while you wait for them to arrive. This is where fire extinguishers in Longview, TX come in handy. When used correctly, fire extinguishers can reduce the flames or potentially even put the fire out altogether. Keep reading to learn a little bit more about fire extinguishers from our professionals at Anchor Safety Inc. Types of units If you thought all fire... View Article


Emergency Exit Sign Requirements to Consider

December 24, 2019 9:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As a business owner, you must be familiar and compliant with certain requirements surrounding fire and emergency safety signs in Tyler, TX, including exit signs. Here’s an overview of some of these requirements of which you should be aware. Keep in mind that these are standards as set by agencies such as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA); there are some states and cities that may apply their own additional laws that are even more stringent, so be sure to familiarize yourself with regulations and building codes in your area as well. Means of egress All exit signs must... View Article