Dry chemical are commonly used in paint spray booths, dip tanks, and mixing rooms. The advantage of dry chemical fire suppression systems is the fact they are very economical.
Most are "Pre-engineered" due to the standard size of paint booths and mixing rooms. Dry chemical systems can be actuated either electrically or mechanically (fusible links) which makes it a good choice for harsh environments. Systems are typically supplied with either BC or ABC (Multipurpose) agent.