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BS EN 1866-1:2007

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Mobile fire extinguishers Characteristics, performance and test methods

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Language(s)

English

Published date

30-11-2007

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
Bibliography

Describes the rules of design, type testing and inspection during manufacturing, ratings and classification of mobile fire extinguishers and test methods to be used.

Committee
FSH/2
DevelopmentNote
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)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
28
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

This European Standard specifies the rules of design, type testing and inspection during manufacturing, ratings and classification of mobile fire extinguishers and test methods to be used. It applies to mobile fire extinguishers with a total mass above 20 kg for powder, water based and CO2 extinguishers. This standard applies to mobile fire extinguishers that are manoeuvred by an operator on foot only. It does not cover fire tests for class C and class F fires, but the used extinguishing media can be effective on these types of fire. Class D fires are considered to be a very specialist application and are not included in this standard, but may be made the object of national specification.

Standards Relationship
EN 1866-1:2007 Identical
I.S. EN 1866-1:2007 Identical
NF EN 1866-1 : 2007 Identical
UNI EN 1866-1 : 2008 Identical
NBN EN 1866-1 : 2008 Identical
NEN EN 1866-1 : 2007 Identical
DIN EN 1866-1:2007-10 Identical
NS EN 1866-1 : 1ED 2007 Identical

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