lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
Why does water extinguish fires?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
it gives out oxygen which supports combustion
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
doesn't combustion create fire?
anonymous
  • anonymous
it gives enough hydrogen to stop the combustion..

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lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
how does hydrogen stop combustion?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, it creates fire..thats why they are used only in class A fires....
anonymous
  • anonymous
its not hydrogen which stops it, its the air pressurized water
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
if oxygen creates fire...how does water extinguish fire?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
carbon dioxide too...
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
for some odd reason..oxygen seems to extinguish fire
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok fine.. just guessing!! :D
anonymous
  • anonymous
its not oxygen, the air is used as the propellant and water is just expellant
anonymous
  • anonymous
see, if you normally pour water, it may increase fire...you have to use pressurized air which does the job
anonymous
  • anonymous
carbon dioxide does not supprt combustion....it is used for higher degree fires such as in industries
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay so is it clear?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
indeed

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