Extinguishing Systems are an active fire protection devices used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. A fire extinguisher consists of a hand-held cylindrical pressure vessel containing an agent which can be discharged to extinguish a fire. Fire extinguishers are divided into handheld and cart-mounted, also called wheeled extinguishers. Handheld extinguishers weigh from 0.5 to 14 kilograms (1 to 30 pounds), and are easily portable by hand. Cart-mounted units typically weigh 23+ kilograms (50+ pounds) and are most commonly found at construction sites, airport runways, heliports, as well as docks and marinas.
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