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Posted September 28, 2012 - 06:52 PM

Old IH fire extinguisher http://binghamton.cr...3302451805.html

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Posted September 28, 2012 - 07:29 PM

Being a Fire Fighter, I find that pretty cool!

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Posted September 28, 2012 - 07:30 PM

Nice conversation piece once you get rid of the carbon tet. Meant to smother the fire by removeing the O2.


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Posted September 29, 2012 - 01:12 PM

Yep, carbon tet was removed from fire extinguishers years ago.

Another type of carbon-tetrachloride extinguisher was the Fire grenade. This consisted of a glass sphere filled with CTC, that was intended to be hurled at the base of a fire (early ones used salt-water, but CTC was more effective). Carbon tetrachloride was suitable for liquid and electrical fires and the extinguishers were fitted to motor vehicles. Carbon-tetrachloride extinguishers were withdrawn in the 1950s because of the chemical's toxicity–exposure to high concentrations damages the nervous system and internal organs. Additionally, when used on a fire, the heat can convert CTC to Phosgene gas,[7] formerly used as a chemical weapon.

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