WHY CEASEFIRE  TRUST  QUALITY  RELIABILITY  GLOBAL CERTIFICATIONS  STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY  PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER...
THE NUMBER OF CASUALTIES IN FIRE-RELATED SITUATIONS ARE STAGGERING.  WHY CEASEFIRE
Fire is the cause behind  thousands of unnatural deaths in the country. 2010-2014  2017  Fire claimed  In April alone, the...
The purchase of an extinguisher is an important one for the safety of your property and life.  WHY CEASEFIRE
It   s also the best time to ask yourself this question   Are you actually buying it for  SAFETY OR REGULATORY COMPLIANCE ...
If your answer is safety, then your expectation would be that the fire extinguisher  will come to your rescue in your time...
Whatever your answer, you should know that there   s a lot of precision that goes into  making a Portable Fire Extinguishe...
WHAT MAKES A PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER A SERIOUS FIREFIGHTER   WHY CEASEFIRE
There are ten critical components in a fire extinguisher that determine how well and effectively it performs   PRESSURE GA...
THE CONTAINER BODY The steel container has to be of a particular quality and thickness.  Why  Because it holds the extingu...
Industry Practice  Steel  Many manufacturers buy steel from steel scrap dealers.  Ceasefire Practice  Others buy recycled ...
Industry Practice  Container bodies are made by rolling flat steel sheets  Manufacturing Process  Then welding them with a...
Industry Practice  Hydrostatic Pressure Testing  Unless pressured, an extinguisher will not work. Many players do not test...
Industry Practice  Treatment for Durability   Longevity  Often new extinguishers start deteriorating after a few months of...
Industry Practice  Paint  Paint is the container   s first layer of defence against weather conditions.  Spray painting is...
THE VALVE The valve is the most tech embedded component in an extinguisher. There are many micro components that go into i...
Industry Practice The largest complaint from people using industry products is about the leakage of the pressurising gas f...
Industry Practice  Valves require a highly specialised manufacturing set up. Many manufacturers who don   t have the produ...
Industry Practice  Valves most commonly malfunction because they   re forged at the inappropriate temperature. This makes ...
THE DIP TUBE This hidden component plays a vital role in the functioning of an extinguisher. It   s the medium through whi...
Industry Practice The industry doesn   t pay much heed to this component. Extinguishers with broken dip tubes in the conta...
Industry Practice Because of the damaged tube, only the pressuring gas and not the complete extinguishing agent comes out ...
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SQUEEZE GRIP The Squeeze Grip is the main trigger to activate an extinguisher.  WHY CEASEFIRE
Industry Practice  Squeeze Grip  The Squeeze Grip is often the first component to exhibit signs of wearing out and deterio...
HOSEPIPE The hosepipe is key to disperse the agent over the fire, and must have extreme strength and resilience. It must b...
Industry Practice  Most of the extinguishers you find in the market have hosepipes made of ordinary rubber or PVC. Some ho...
Industry Practice  Under harsh conditions and over time, the ordinary rubber and PVC used to make these hosepipes becomes ...
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PRESSURE GAUGE - The Pressure Gauge in an extinguisher indicates the current pressure in the container. - Since an extingu...
Industry Practice Manufacturers use a pressure gauge with spring mechanism. These pressure gauges deteriorate over a perio...
Industry Practice It   s an industry practice to recycle and reuse this important component as it does not have any clearl...
Industry Practice Often, pressure gauges are incorrectly installed.  This results in the gauges being hard to read, and so...
NOZZLES It   s the nozzles that effectively discharge the agent onto the fire. These need to be specially designed to figh...
Industry Practice Manufacturers in the industry have been known to manufacture nozzles without any expertise in the field,...
Industry Practice Many manufacturers purchase nozzles in bulk, not considering the specific requirements of the extinguish...
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FERRULES Ferrules ensure that the hosepipe stays steadily connected to the discharge point of the extinguisher.  WHY CEASE...
Industry Practice Rusted ferrules  Leakage at the time of activation.  Most industry players use ferrules made of iron to ...
INSTALLATION MOUNTS Mounts are essential to securely install the fire extinguisher to the wall. In the event of a fire, th...
Industry Practice Industry extinguishers often come with mounting brackets that are a hassle to install, and a hassle to r...
THE EXTINGUISHING AGENT  ABC POWDER   The actual potency of a fire extinguisher comes from the extinguishing agent used in...
Industry Practice Compromising on ABC Powder quality is unfortunately common. There is no way for customers to check the q...
THE ASSEMBLY OF ALL THE COMPONENTS  The Assembly Stage is when all the parts - from the spray gun to the pressure gauge - ...
Industry Practice Manufacturers may have the production capability to produce one or more components, but to manufacture a...
FINAL TESTING BEFORE A PRODUCT IS    APPROVED    Ceasefire extinguishers come with a warranty of up to 6 years. And for us...
Tests conducted on EVERY EXTINGUISHER  The Inverted Beaker 24-hour Leak Test Once the extinguisher is pressurised, it   s ...
Tests conducted on EVERY BATCH  Only after our extinguishers pass the above two mandatory tests, are they eligible for fur...
The Drop Test  3 metres      The extinguisher cylinder is filled with water and dropped vertically and then horizontally f...
The Discharge Test     Extinguishers are often exposed to varied climatic and atmospheric changes, especially if they are ...
The Corrosion Test     During the Corrosion Test, the extinguisher is exposed to salt spray continuously for 480 hours, an...
The Vibration Resistance Test  Tested in a vertical, horizontal and lateral position.      All extinguishers are not meant...
The Pressure Gauge Test      Each Ceasefire extinguisher comes with a state-of-the-art Pressure Gauge, that   s tested by ...
Hosepipe Burst Pressure Test     We test our hosepipes for their pressure holding capacity at -30oC  or 5oC  and  60oC at ...
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GLOBAL CERTIFICATIONS Ceasefire   s quality is endorsed by leading certification agencies across the world.  WHY CEASEFIRE...
We   re so confident about our manufacturing process and finished products, that we   ve submitted our extinguishers befor...
International Certifications. One Company. Ceasefire has product quality certifications from multiple leading certificatio...
checks the extinguisher   s pressure, welding, documentation and the manufacturing process of the product. Horseshoe Mark ...
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE A CEASEFIRE PORTABLE EXTINGUISHER   WHY CEASEFIRE
1. Ceasefire extinguishers are manufactured with precision and expertise, and tested to function without any flaw at the t...
3. Specialised production set up to manufacture our own valves, and forge them from a single piece of high-grade brass. Th...
7. State-of-the-art pressure gauges manufactured by a world-class specialist company. They   re designed to always give tr...
11. ABC Powder-based extinguishers contain highly potent MAP 50 or MAP 90 powder. The powder always remains free flowing b...
14. Before an extinguisher is    APPROVED   , we conduct batch tests in addition to the previous two tests, These tests in...
15. Global Certifications  Ceasefire has obtained product quality certifications from multiple leading certification agenc...
Ceasefire   s international product certifications today include  BIS  The ultimate, all encompassing Indian test standard...
CEASEFIRE TO THE RESCUE  WHY CEASEFIRE
For over 25 years, Ceasefire has manufactured, tested and sold hundreds of thousands of extinguishers, without a single ca...
360   FIRE SOLUTIONS Residences  Hotels   Restaurants  Shops   Showrooms  Educational Institutions  Hospitals   Clinics  F...
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Ceasefire Industries Private Limited Plot No. - 4, Second Floor, Sector - 135 Noida, Greater Noida Expressway, Noida, Indi...
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