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    FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-04-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2001

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Characteristics and uses of carbon dioxide
    5 Types of system
    6 Planning
    7 Specifications, plans and approvals
    8 Commissioning and acceptance
    9 Inspection, maintenance, testing and training
    10 Total flooding systems
    11 Local application systems
    12 Manual hose systems
    13 System components
    14 System operation
    15 Safety precautions
    16 Carbon dioxide supply
    17 Quantity of carbon dioxide
    18 Storage containers
    19 Pipework
    20 Installation of pipework
    21 Marking of pipework
    Annex A (normative) - Door fan test for determination
            of minimum hold time
    Annex B (informative) - Service schedule
    Annex C (normative) - Determination of carbon dioxide
            concentrations for flammable liquids and gases
    Annex D (informative) - Examples of calculation of
            carbon dioxiderequirements
    Annex E (informative) - Determination of carbon
            dioxide pipe and orifice size
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    Describes requirements and gives recommendations for the provision of carbon dioxide fire extinguishing systems in buildings or industrial plant.

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    Committee FSH/18/6
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5306-4(1986) and 00/541249 DC. (08/2001) 2001 Edition Re-Issued in April 2012 & incorporates AMD 1 2012. Supersedes 11/30244843 DC. (04/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    11/30189447 DC : 0 BS 6266 - FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7273-1(1990) : 1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 1: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    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 5588-6(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
    BS 7273-1(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 1: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    09/30202584 DC : DRAFT OCT 2009 BS 6701 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5306-9(2015) : 2015 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 9: RECHARGING OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    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
    BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings. Code of practice
    11/30203947 DC : 0 BS 9991 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6701(2010) : 2010 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    16/30314117 DC : 0 BS 9999 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    05/30136553 DC : DRAFT DEC 2005 BS 7273-1 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    14/30295810 DC : 0 BS 5306-9 - FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 9: RECHARGING OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    03/637076 DC : DRAFT NOV 2003 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 5306-1(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 1: HOSE REELS AND FOAM INLETS
    BS 6266(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6701(2004) : 2004 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS DD9999(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5588-10(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPPING COMPLEXES
    BS 5588-12(2004) : 2004 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 12: MANAGING FIRE SAFETY
    BS 6266(2002) : 2002 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS
    BS 5306-0(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 5306-0:2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS

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