The Combustible Metals-Class D Fire Extinguisher, a dry powder fire extinguisher, is specially designed for use on combustible metal fires; this extinguisher features a discharge assembly that keeps the operator at a safe distance while providing accurate application of the agent on the fire. From the heat of the fire, the sodium chloride based agent forms a crust to exclude air from the burning material. Suitable for use Class D fires such as those involving magnesium, sodium, potassium and sodium-potassium alloys.
There is data showing that zirconium, uranium, titanium, and powdered aluminum fires can be controlled and extinguished with this unique extinguisher. Agent Capacity is 30 lbs.