Kidde Pro 210 Fire Extinguisher Review
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Pro ABC-rated fire extinguisher (it can fight all types of fires)
The Kidde Pro is an ABC-rated, chemical fire extinguisher, meaning it can handle all types of blazes: combustibles/conventional, flammable liquids, and electrical. While it's size and weight make it a perfect household unit, it is equally suitable for industrial use such as in offices, schools, hotels, and other businesses.
Pro Durable and sturdy unit
This fire extinguisher comprises a powder-coated cylinder, a brass valve (that’s ready for use as soon as it's needed), and a chrome-plated trigger. The unit is therefore protected against corrosion and feels durable and sturdy to use.
Pro Extinguisher can be easily mounted to or hung on a wall
This extinguisher features a plastic hanger and a wall mount. The plastic hanger allows you to hang up the cylinder where you can access it quickly, while the wall mount makes it easy to mount to a wall wherever it may be needed. In fact, the unit is U.S. Coast Guard approved when used with the optional mounting bracket.
Pro Lightweight aluminum cylinder
The Kidde Pro only weighs 7 lbs, making it lighter than a large bag of sugar. Units of this size make particularly good laundry room and kitchen extinguishers.
Of the larger fire extinguishers on the market, the Kidde Pro is one of the cheapest at $46.94.
Pro Impressive discharge range
The Kidde Pro can discharge up to 15 feet in a time of 13 to 15 seconds.
The Kidde Pro can be refilled for cheap after it has been used.
Pro Features a pressure gauge
The Kidde comes with a high quality pressure gauge that allows for immediate pressure status checks.
Con Contains the corrosive mono-ammonium phosphate
Like most ABC fire extinguishers, the Kidde Pro is filled with mono-ammonium phosphate, a dry chemical agent that is corrosive. As such, users should be aware that using this type of extinguisher will create a mess and the only way to remove it from surfaces is by vigorously scrubbing it.
Con Kidde has been prone to recalls in the recent past
In the past number of years, Kidde has had to recall a significant number of fire extinguishers due to faults reported by users.