AMEREX Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers From Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company – Part 1

Roy Williams

Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company is an authorized dealer for AMEREX fire equipment including the AMEREX lines of Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Protection systems, Vehicle Systems, Automatic Gas Detection and Industrial Systems. AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers have been the industry standard for 50 years. With any of the AMEREX products from Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company you can be sure you are receiving the best quality products available.

AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company

All AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers comply with the recommendations of the National FireProtection Association and are tested and rated by Underwriters Laboratories or FMGlobal to ANSI / UL Standards. All fire extinguisher nameplates contain the necessary information to comply with national and local OSHA requirements.

AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers from Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company offer longer life, lower cost and the best warranty in the industry.

AMEREX manufactures an extensive variety of hand-portable and wheeled fire extinguishers, both “compliance” (code required) and “specialty” types. “Compliance” extinguishers are designed to meet and exceed state or local fire protection requirements. “Specialty”extinguishers are intended for use on particular types of hazards. The most current issue of NFPA-10 should be consulted for minimum recommended fire extinguisher types, placement, and travel distances. As your local AMEREX Fire Equipment Distributor, Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company is professionally equipped to help you evaluate and implement these recommendations.

All AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers are furnished with a detailed “OwnersManual” containing valuable information. The manual contains information on the installation, use, and maintenance of the extinguisher. The fire extinguisher nameplate contains specific information on “HOW TO USE” the particular extinguisher.The label instructions vary slightly according to type and size. All potential operators should be totally familiar with the instructions on any extinguisher they might be required to use.

AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers are designed and manufactured to meet the fire protection needs of a wide variety of applications, including:

  • Transportation – ABC Dry Chemical—All varieties (OEM, Up-fitters, Aftermarket)
  • Education – Aluminum Valve Dry Chemical, Clean Agent, K class, Water Mist, CO2, Restaurant Systems
  • Chemical – Brass Valve Dry Chemical, Z-Series, Wheeled
  • Distribution Centers – 4 Brass Valve Dry Chemical, Z-Series, Wheeled
  • Healthcare – Aluminum Valve Dry Chemical, CO2, Clean Agent, K Class, Water Mist, Wheeled
  • Industrial
    • Light: Aluminum Valve Dry Chemical, Clean Agent, CO2, Class D
    • Medium: Aluminum Valve Dry Chemical, Clean Agent, CO2, Class D
    • Heavy: Brass Valve Dry Chemical, Dry Chemical, Z-Series Class D, Wheeled
  • Oil and Gas – Brass Valve Dry Chemical, Z-Series, Wheeled

This 13 part article discusses each of these types of AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers. Each part will provide a brief introduction to the type of fire extinguisher being addressed and will identify some of the features for each type of AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguisher. The line of AMEREX handheld portable fire extinguishers offered by Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company includes:

  • AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Wet Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Water Mist Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Halotron BrX™ (2-BTP) Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Halotron™ 1 Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Halon 1211 Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Carbon Dioxide Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Class D Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX ABC Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Regular Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Purple K Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX Z-Series High Performance Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • AMEREX High Flow Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 1 addresses AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 2 will address AMEREX Wet Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 3 will address AMEREX Water Mist Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 4 will address AMEREX Halotron BrX™ (2-BTP) Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 5 will address AMEREX Halotron™ 1 Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 6 will address AMEREX Halon 1211 Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 7 will address AMEREX Carbon Dioxide Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 8 will address AMEREX Class D Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 9 will address AMEREX ABC Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 10 will address AMEREX Regular Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 11 will address AMEREX Purple K Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 12 will address AMEREX Z-Series High Performance Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

Part 13 will address AMEREX High Flow Dry Chemical Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguisher Model 240 utilizes the cooling, soaking, and penetrating effect of a 45-55 foot stream of WATER. The 55-second discharge time makes it very effective for inexperienced operators for use on Class A fires.

 

AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

 

Features of AMEREX Water Handheld Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • 5-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Stored Pressure Design
  • Polished Stainless-Steel Cylinders
  • All Stainless Steel Valve Construction
  • Exclusive Crevice-Free, Butt Welded Cylinder
  • Temperature Range +40°F to 120°F
  • Maximum Visibility During Discharge
  • Large Loop Stainless Steel Pull Pin
  • QR Coded and Bilingual Labels
  • Model 506B Antifreeze Charge
  • The Model 240 may be freeze protected to -40ºF by adding a Model 506B Charge

The Jay L Harman Fire Equipment team understands your firefighting needs and is ready to help

Jay L Harman Fire Equipment Company is your local AMEREX dealer offering the full range of AMEREX Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Protection systems, Vehicle Systems, Automatic Gas Detection and Industrial Systems.

Jay L Harman’s DOT Hydrostatic Testing facility and equipment meet all NFPA requirements for the hydrostatic testing of self contained breathing apparatus compressed gas cylinders in addition to testing ABC portable fire extinguisher cylinders.

Jay L Harman is the best and one of the biggest firefighting equipment suppliers and service providers in the region, specializing in fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, emergency lighting, fire hoses, hydrostatic testing and more. Serving El Paso TX, Las Cruces NM and the surrounding areas, we pride ourselves on buying local and hiring local whenever possible.

Jay L Harman Fire Equipment is your go-to distributor for OVAL low-profile fire extinguishers in West Texas and New Mexico.

Contact Jay L. Harman Fire Equipment in El Paso TX at 915-533-7021 or Las Cruces NM at 575-523-8880..

Since  1925, we have protected businesses throughout the area from the harms and hazards of fires. Every Jay L Harman technician is licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s Office.  Each of these technicians continually receives the most up-to-date factory training and certifications by our manufacturers. Contact Jay L Harman Fire Equipment today. Let our friendly and knowledgeable staff tell you more about our fire suppression systems and help you find the ideal fire suppression system for your needs. Learn more about our full offering of fire extinguisher training, firefighting services, firefighting products, request a quote, ask a question or request additional information.