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Ansul Purple K Extinguishers :: Red Line Model K-20

Ansul Portable Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers

Ansul Fire Extinguisher- Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers- Purple K Extinguishers- Dallas, Texas

Effective on Class B and Class C Fires

Larger fires in high risk areas require the use of the Model 20. Typical applications include dip tanks, storage drums, oil pumping stations, turbines and compressors, quench tanks and large industrial operations.

Available Ansul Agents

  • PLUS-FIFTY C® – a sodium bicarbonate-based dry chemical for use on Class B and C fires (regular dry chem)
  • FORAY® – a monammonium phosphate-based dry chemical for use on Class A, B and C fires (multi-purpose dry chem)
  • Purple-K – a potassium-based dry chemical which is the most effective Ansul dry chemical agent for Class B and C fires (Purple-K dry chem)

Refer to the column below for the specific class of extinguisher within this category (i.e., Multi-Purpose Dry Chem, Regular Dry Chem, Purple-K, etc.

Specifications

Model 1-20-G
Reg Dry Chem
1-A-20-G
Multi-Purpose Dry Chem
1-K-20-G
Purple-K Dry Chem
Agent Capacity 20 lb. (9.15 kg)
PLUS-FIFTY C
17 lb. (7.7 kg)
FORAY
18 lb. (6.2 kg)
Purple-K
U.L. Rating 40-B:C 10-A:60-B:C 80-B:C
Fire Suppression Capability*
Novice Operator
Experienced Operator

40 sq. ft.
100 sq. ft.

60 sq. ft.
120 sq. ft.

80 sq. ft.
200 sq. ft.
Discharge Time 13 seconds 20 seconds 21 seconds
Effective Range 24 ft. (7.3 m) 20 ft. (6.1 m) 30 ft. (9.1 m)
Agent Flow Rate 1.34 lb./sec.
(.61 kg/sec.)
.91 lb./sec.
(.41 kg/sec.)
.90 lb./sec.
(.41 kg/sec.)
Charged Weight - with agent 38 lb. (17.2 kg) 35 lb. (15.9 kg) 36 lb. (16.3 kg)
Dimensions Height: 20-1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Weight: 10-3/8 in. (26.4 cm)
Depth: 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Options
Low Temperature Model
to –65 °F (–54 °C)
NA X X
Corrosion Control Coating X X X
High Flow Nozzle NA X X
Multi-Purpose Bracket†† 14091 14091 14091
Heavy Duty Bracket†† 30759 30759 30759
Heavy Duty Ring Pin Bracket†† 15685 15685 15685
Listings/Approvals U.L., F.M.,
U.L.C.,
U.S.C.G.†
U.L., F.M.,
U.L.C.,
U.S.C.G.†
U.L., F.M.,
U.L.C.,
U.S.C.G.†
   * Underwriters Laboratories classifies a ‘novice operator’ as one who has little or no experience in operating a fire extinguisher.
  ** Refer to nameplate
 *** Not applicable
   † U.S.C.G. Approved only with bracket (Bracket purchased separately.)
 †† Corrosion resistant epoxy painted brackets also available
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