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Week of May 20, 2019

When it comes to understanding body armor there can be confusion over which type of body armor protects against which type of ammunition.  Understanding the NIJ 0101.06 armor protection levels is clearly explained.  The term "Bullet Proof" is a widely used term that is inaccurate and paints a picture that it cannot be penetrated.  Any body armor has the potential to be penetrated.  There are various levels of protection that must be adhered to in the law enforcement world.  The (Justice Technology Information Center) JTIC Understanding NIJ 0101.06 Armor Protection Levels is a snapshot of the projectile threats and classification of body armor related to these threats.  Here is NIJ complete info on Body Armor


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BC Fire Extinguishers

BC Fire Extinguishers are specifically used on fires that are fueled by liquids, gases and solvents that occur in the kitchen or in a vehicle or truck.


BC Fire Extinguishers are considered a Dry Chemical Extinguisher.  They can put out both Class B and C fires caused by flammable liquids (B) and energized electrical equipment (C).  They are filled with either potassium or sodium bicarbonate.  *Potassium bicarbonate is considered a more effective chemical agent than sodium bicarbonate.

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This type of extinguisher will leave a dry residue afterwards and if possible should be cleaned immediately after the fire is out.  It can easily be mounted on a wall with a wall hook or bracket.  This type is ideal for many applications. Keep one on your boat, in your garage or in your kitchen!    If you have questions about choosing the right extinguisher – give us a call at 866-864-3495 or contact us through our online chat.
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