Fire extinguisher

  • US 5,518,075 A
  • Filed: 01/21/1994
  • Issued: 05/21/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A fire extinguisher, comprising:

  • a closed container having a surrounding wall forming a cavity,a fire extinguishing powder located in said cavity of said container,explosive means located in close proximity to a given portion of said container on the inside thereof for forcing said given portion of said wall outward for forming an opening through said wall when actuated,a screen coupled to the inside of said wall of said container across said given portion of said wall, andheat sensitive means for actuating said explosive means in the presence of heat above a given level to form said opening to allow said fire extinguishing powder to pass out of said cavity of said container by way of said screen and said opening.

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