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BS EN 3-1:1996

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Portable fire extinguishers Description, duration of operation, class A and B fire test

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

12-02-2004

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-05-1996

Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
3.1 Extinguisher
3.2 Portable extinguisher
3.3 Extinguishing medium
3.4 Charge of an extinguisher
3.5 Duration of operation
4 Description of an extinguisher
5 Specifications and tests of extinguishers
6 Duration of operation and residual charge
6.1 Duration of operation
6.2 Residual charge
6.3 Commencement of discharge
7 Efficiency tests
7.1 General
7.2 Class A fire tests
7.3 Class B fire tests
Annex A (normative) Duration of operation test
Annex B (normative) Test fire
Annex C (normative) Measurement of moisture content
      of wood

Specifies the characteristics of description, of duration of operation, of residual charge and of the efficiency test that applies to portable fire extinguishers.

Committee
FSH/2
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 93/301889 DC. (12/2002) Supersedes DEFSTAN 42-35/1(1994) & DEFSTAN 42-36/1(1992) (08/2003)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
16
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
EN 3-1 : 1996 Identical
I.S. EN 3-1:1996 Identical
NS EN 3-1 : 1ED 1996 Identical
SN EN 3-1 : 1996 Identical
NEN EN 3-1 : 1996 Identical
NF EN 3-1 : 1996 Identical
NBN EN 3-1 : 1996 Identical
UNI EN 3-1 : 1998 Identical
DIN EN 3-1:1996-07 Identical

DEFSTAN 23-6/3(2000) : 2000 GUIDE TO THE COMMON TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MILITARY LOGISTIC VEHICLES AND TOWED EQUIPMENT
BS 7863:1996 Recommendations for colour coding to indicate the extinguishing media contained in portable fire extinguishers
BS 5979:2000 Code of practice for remote centres receiving signals from security systems
BS 7867:1997 Specification for portable fire extinguishers for use in aircraft
BS 7937:2000 Specification for portable fire extinguishers for use on cooking oil fires (class F)
BS EN 3-2:1996 Portable fire extinguishers Tightness, dielectric test, tamping test, special provisions
06/30133574 DC : DRAFT DEC 2006 BS 5979 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR REMOTE CENTRES RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM SECURITY SYSTEMS
PD 6686:2006 Guidance on directives, regulations and standards related to prevention of fire and explosion in the process industries
BS EN 3-5:1996 Portable fire extinguishers Specification and supplementary tests
BS EN 3-4:1996 Portable fire extinguishers Charges, minimum required fire
BS 6164:2001 Code of practice for safety in tunnelling in the construction industry

ISO 657-1:1989 Hot-rolled steel sections Part 1: Equal-leg angles Dimensions
ISO 4470:1981 Sawn timber — Determination of the average moisture content of a lot
EN 3-5:1996/AC:1997 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - SPECIFICATION AND SUPPLEMENTARY TESTS
EN 3-4 : 1996 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CHARGES, MINIMUM REQUIRED FIRE
EN 3-2 : 1996 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 2: TIGHTNESS, DIELECTRIC TEST, TAMPING TEST, SPECIAL PROVISIONS

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