• I.S. EN 3-5:1996

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.


    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  03-10-2003

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1996

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    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
    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

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    Deals with portable fire extinguishers and specifies the characteristics of: the identification of the extinguisher; the requirements for components; the effective range of operating extinguishers; the resistance to corrosion; the identification; the brackets; the periodical checking.

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    Development Note Supersedes I.S. 290 (10/2003)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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