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New Fire Extinguisher

Issue 1 and Volume 74.

New Fire Extinguisher In the improved carbon tetrachloride soda and acid fire extinguisher herewith the illustrations show the following: Fig. 1 a vertical, longitudinal, sectional view through the fire extinguisher the parts being in normal position. Fig. 2 is a similar view showing the acid container disrupted with the parts in operative position, and Fig. 3 is a detail perspective view of the pull rod, showing a detent for preventing pumping action of the rod. In operation the person operating the extinguisher grasps the handle 21 and pulls upward. The first pull will result in causing the connector 23 to have its end contact with the top of the part 18, sliding it out of its recess 35 in the cover 3, the operation causing the opening 36 for the part 23 to be positioned in the space 37 so that it can discharge thereinto and allow the liquid to…

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