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Fire Extinguisher Cabinet

A good fire extinguisher cabinet has a few features you should look for.  If you are looking for a metal fire extinguisher cabinet, it should be made with a 16 gauge cold-rolled steel door and the tub should be made with 22 gauge cold-rolled steel.

Fire Extinguisher Cabinet Ratings

There are two ratings on a fire extinguisher cabinet, Non-Rated Fire Extinguisher Cabinet and Fire Rated Fire Extinguisher Cabinet.

ADA Compliance

A fire extinguisher cabinet is ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) compliant when it does not protrude more than 4 inches according to federal guide lines.  Your local code may vary.  Read about ADA Compliance and how to select the proper ADA compliant fire extinguisher cabinet.

OSHA Requirements for Fire Extinguishers

U.S. Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have requirements for portable fire extinguishers.  The requirements  apply to the placement, use, maintenance, and testing of portable fire extinguishers provided for the use of employees.

Wall Mounted

Wall mounted fire extinguisher cabinets mount in two ways:

  • Surface Mounted Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
  • Recessed Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
          Recessed Fire Extinguisher Cabinets mount two ways:
    • Semi-Recessed
    • Fully-Recessed

Material Used in Fire Extinguisher Cabinets

  • Metal Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
  • Plastic Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
  • Wood Fire Extinguisher Cabinets


Fire Extinguisher Categories

The fire extinguisher categories are divided into four class's.

  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • Class D
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