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BS EN 3-5:1996

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Portable fire extinguishers Specification and supplementary tests

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Superseded date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 Effective range of operating temperature and
      resistance of mechanical parts
3.1 General
3.2 Requirements
4 Requirements for components
4.1 Operation and jet control mechanisms/devices
4.2 Safety devices
4.3 Discharge from water based extinguishers
4.4 Hose and coupling systems
4.5 Control valve
4.6 Mechanical resistance
4.7 Pressure indication
4.8 Horns for carbon dioxide extinguishers
4.9 Design of the filling opening
5 Resistance to corrosion
5.1 External corrosion test
5.2 Internal corrosion test for extinguishers using
      water based media
6 Extinguisher mounting bracket
7 Extinguisher identification
7.1 Colour
7.2 Marking
8 Periodic checking
Annex A (normative) Range of operating temperatures
Annex B (normative) Measurement of the forces and
        energy
Annex C (informative) Example of operation and emission
        control mechanisms/devices
Annex D (normative) Burst pressure hose (coupling systems)
Annex E (normative) Control valve test
Annex F (normative) Impact test
Annex G (normative) Test on the horn
Annex H (normative) Resistance to corrosion
Annex I (informative) Marking
Annex J (normative) Pictograms representing the type
        of fire

Specifies the effective range of operating temperatures, requirements for components, resistance to corrosion, brackets, identification and periodical checking.

Committee
FSH/2
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 93/301892 DC. (12/2002) Supersedes DEFSTAN 42-35/1(1994) & DEFSTAN 42-36/1(1992) (08/2003)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
18
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
I.S. EN 3-5:1996 Identical
EN 3-5:1996/AC:1997 Identical
NEN EN 3-5 : 96 AC 1997 Identical
NS EN 3-5 : 1ED 1996 Identical
NF EN 3-5 : 1996 Identical
UNI EN 3-5 : 1998 Identical
NBN EN 3-5 : 1996 Identical
SN EN 3-5 : 1997 Identical
DIN EN 3-5:1997-06 Identical

DEFSTAN 42-39/2(1997) : 1997 EXTINGUISHERS, FIRE, CLASSIFICATION, COLOUR CODING, OPERATION AND MARKINGS
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 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
PD 6686:2006 Guidance on directives, regulations and standards related to prevention of fire and explosion in the process industries

BS EN 3-1:1996 Portable fire extinguishers Description, duration of operation, class A and B fire test
EN 3-1 : 1996 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 1: DESCRIPTION, DURATION OF OPERATION, CLASS A AND B FIRE TEST
EN 3-2 : 1996 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 2: TIGHTNESS, DIELECTRIC TEST, TAMPING TEST, SPECIAL PROVISIONS
ISO 9227:2017 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres — Salt spray tests
BS EN 3-2:1996 Portable fire extinguishers Tightness, dielectric test, tamping test, special provisions

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