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    MOBILE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 1: CHARACTERISTICS, PERFORMANCE AND TEST METHODS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2007

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Symbols and abbreviations
    5 Description of an extinguisher
      5.1 Type of extinguisher
      5.2 Components of extinguisher
    6 Requirements
      6.1 Effective range of operating temperatures
           6.1.1 General
           6.1.2 Requirements
           6.1.3 Additional Requirements for
                 CO[2] extinguishers
      6.2 Filling specifications
           6.2.1 Nominal charges
           6.2.2 Filling tolerances
           6.2.3 Propelling agent
      6.3 Duration of operation, residual mass and
           discharge range
           6.3.1 Duration of operation
           6.3.2 Maximum residual mass
      6.4 Retention of propellant
           6.4.1 General
           6.4.2 Propellant container
           6.4.3 Stored pressure extinguishers
           6.4.4 Acceptance levels
      6.5 Control valve
      6.6 Working position
      6.7 Hose and coupling
      6.8 Operation devices
           6.8.1 General
           6.8.2 Operating and jet control
                 mechanisms devices
           6.8.3 Safety devices
           6.8.4 Discharge from water based
                 extinguishers
           6.8.5 Pressure gauge
           6.8.6 Other characteristics
      6.9 Identification
           6.9.1 Colour
           6.9.2 Marking
      6.10 Periodical checking
    7 Tests
      7.1 Temperature test
      7.2 Corrosion tests
           7.2.1 External corrosion test
           7.2.2 Internal corrosion test for water
                 based extinguishers
      7.3 Dielectric test
    8 Fire performances
      8.1 Class A fire test object
           8.1.1 General
           8.1.2 Powder extinguishers
           8.1.3 Water based extinguishers
      8.2 Class B fire test object
           8.2.1 General
           8.2.2 Powder extinguishers
           8.2.3 Water based extinguishers
           8.2.4 CO[2] extinguishers
    Annex A (normative) - Test methods
          A.1 Test methods
          A.2 Duration of operation and residual mass
          A.3 Measurement of the force
          A.4 Measurement of the energy
          A.5 Measurement of leakage of the control valve
          A.6 Temperatures test
          A.7 Internal corrosion test
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    Describes the rules of design, type testing and inspection during manufacturing, ratings and classification of mobile fire extinguishers and test methods to be used.

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    Committee FSH/2
    Development Note Supersedes 06/30149450 DC. (11/2007) Together with BS EN 1866-3 & BS EN 1866-2, it supersedes BS EN 1866. (05/2014) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, May 2018. (05/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    12/30258581 DC : 0 BS 5908-2 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 5908-2(2012) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS

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    EN ISO 9227:2017 CORROSION TESTS IN ARTIFICIAL ATMOSPHERES - SALT SPRAY TESTS (ISO 9227:2017)
    EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 (edition 2) Portable fire extinguishers - Part 7: Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods
    ISO 9227:2017 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres Salt spray tests
    EN 2:1992/A1:2004 CLASSIFICATION OF FIRES
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