• I.S. EN 3-8:2006

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 8: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO EN 3-7 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RESISTANCE TO PRESSURE AND MECHANICAL TESTS FOR EXTINGUISHERS WITH A MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PRESSURE EQUAL TO OR LOWER THAN 30 BAR

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  21-09-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2006

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Symbols and abbreviations
    5 Materials
      5.1 Materials for bodies
      5.2 Materials for the bodies of operating devices
          and filling caps
      5.3 Materials for other components
    6 Experimental design method and prototype testing
      6.1 General
      6.2 Experimental design
      6.3 Prototype testing
      6.4 Overfill pressure test (for water based media
          cartridge operated extinguishers only)
      6.5 Resistance to impact
    7 Manufacturing
      7.1 General requirements
      7.2 Welded and brazed parts
      7.3 Traceability
    8 Inspection and testing during production
      8.1 Final examination
      8.2 Burst test
    9 Marking
      9.1 General
      9.2 Body
      9.3 Extinguisher
    Annex A (informative) Classification of the different
            parts of an extinguisher subject to internal
            pressure
    Annex B (normative) pressures
    Annex C (normative) Impact test
      C.1 Resistance to impact by falling weight
    Annex D (normative) Specification for plastics
            components (except hoses, pistols and nozzles)
      D.1 General
      D.2 Requirements for plastics components subject
          to pressure
    Annex E (normative) Propellant gas cartridges volume
            less than 0,12 l
      E.1 Refillable cartridges
      E.2 Non-refillable cartridges
      E.3 Marking
    Annex F (informative) Propellant gas cartridges volume
            equal to or greater than 0,12 l but less than
            0,5 l
      F.1 Construction
      F.2 Pressure test
      F.3 Marking
    Annex G (normative) Overfill pressure test
    Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this
             European Standard and the Essential Requirements
             of EU Directive 97/23/EC

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    Describes the rules of design, type testing, fabrication and inspection control of portable fire extinguishers manufactured with metallic as far as pressure risk is concerned.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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

    I.S. 291:2015 SELECTION, COMMISSIONING, INSTALLATION, INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 9606-2:2004 Qualification test of welders Fusion welding Part 2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys
    ISO 15614-2:2005 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials Welding procedure test Part 2: Arc welding of aluminium and its alloys
    EN 13133 : 2000 BRAZING - BRAZER APPROVAL
    ISO 15614-1:2017 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials Welding procedure test Part 1: Arc and gas welding of steels and arc welding of nickel and nickel alloys
    EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 (edition 2) Portable fire extinguishers - Part 7: Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods
    EN ISO 15614-2:2005 SPECIFICATION AND QUALIFICATION OF WELDING PROCEDURES FOR METALLIC MATERIALS - WELDING PROCEDURE TEST - PART 2: ARC WELDING OF ALUMINIUM AND ITS ALLOYS
    EN ISO 9606-2 : 2004 QUALIFICATION TEST OF WELDERS - FUSION WELDING - PART 2: ALUMINIUM AND ALUMINIUM ALLOYS
    EN 10204 : 2004 METALLIC PRODUCTS - TYPES OF INSPECTION DOCUMENTS
    ISO 15614-12:2014 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials Welding procedure test Part 12: Spot, seam and projection welding
    EN 13134 : 2000 BRAZING - PROCEDURE APPROVAL
    ISO 4892-2:2013 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps
    EN ISO 15614-12:2014 SPECIFICATION AND QUALIFICATION OF WELDING PROCEDURES FOR METALLIC MATERIALS - WELDING PROCEDURE TEST - PART 12: SPOT, SEAM AND PROJECTION WELDING (ISO 15614-12:2014)
    EN 1418 : 1997 WELDING PERSONNEL - APPROVAL TESTING OF WELDING OPERATORS FOR FUSION WELDING AND RESISTANCE WELD SETTERS FOR FULLY MECHANIZED AND AUTOMATIC WELDING OF METALLIC MATERIALS
    EN ISO 4892-2:2013 PLASTICS - METHODS OF EXPOSURE TO LABORATORY LIGHT SOURCES - PART 2: XENON-ARC LAMPS (ISO 4892-2:2013)
    EN 1320 : 1996 DESTRUCTIVE TESTS ON WELDS IN METALLIC MATERIALS - FRACTURE TEST
    1997/23/EC : 1997 DIRECTIVE 97/23/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 29 MAY 1997 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
    EN 287-1:2011 QUALIFICATION TEST OF WELDERS - FUSION WELDING - PART 1: STEELS
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