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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:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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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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    Development Note Together with I.S. EN 1866-2 & I.S. EN 1866-3, it supersedes I.S. EN 1866. (05/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    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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