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Fire extinguishers

BSI standards and publications give recommendations for users, consultants and industry professionals who require an understanding of fire extinguishing systems and their applications. Other BSI standards in this section provide guidance in matters affecting the design, installation, testing and maintenance of fire mains and fixed firefighting systems.

• BS 336:2010 - Specification for fire hose couplings and ancillary equipment.

• BS 4422:2005 - Fire. Vocabulary.

• BS 5306-0:2011 - Fire protection installations and equipment on premises. Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment.

• BS 5306-1:2006 - Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Hose reels and foam inlets.

• BS 5306-3:2009 - Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Commissioning and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice

• BS 5306-4:2001+A1:2012 - Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Specifications for carbon dioxide systems.

• BS 5306-8:2012 - Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Selection and positioning of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice.

• BS 6643-1:1985 - Recharging fire extinguishers (manufactured to BS 5423 'Specification for portable fire extinguishers'). Specification for procedure and materials.

• BS 7273-1:2006 - Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Electrical actuation of gaseous total flooding extinguishing systems.

• BS 750:2006 - Specification for underground fire hydrants and surface box frames and covers.

• BS 9990:2006 - Code of practice for non-automatic firefighting systems in buildings.

• BS EN 12094-1:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for electrical automatic control and delay devices.

• BS EN 12094-10:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for pressure gauges and pressure switches.

• BS EN 12094-11:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for mechanical weighing devices.

• BS EN 12094-12:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for pneumatic alarm devices.

• BS EN 12094-13:2001 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for check valves and non-return valves.

• BS EN 12094-16:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for odorizing devices for CO.

• BS EN 12094-2:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for non-electrical automatic control and delay devices.

• BS EN 12094-3:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for manual triggering and stop devices.

• BS EN 12094-4:2004 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for container valve assemblies and their actuators.

• BS EN 12094-5:2006 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for high and low pressure selector valves and their actuators.

• BS EN 12094-6:2006 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for non-electrical disable devices.

• BS EN 12094-7:2001 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for nozzles for CO2 systems.

• BS EN 12094-8:2006 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for connectors.

• BS EN 12094-9:2003 - Fixed firefighting systems. Components for gas extinguishing systems. Requirements and test methods for special fire detectors.

• BS EN 13565-1:2003+A1:2007 - Fixed firefighting systems. Foam systems. Requirements and test methods for components.

• BS EN 13565-2:2009 - Fixed firefighting systems. Foam systems. Design, construction and maintenance.

• BS EN 14339:2005 - Underground fire hydrants.

• BS EN 15004-10:2008 - Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for IG-541 extinguishant

• BS EN 15767-3:2010 - Portable equipment for projecting extinguishing agents supplied by fire fighting pumps. Portable monitors. Foam devices

• BS EN 1846-3:2002+A1:2008 - Firefighting and rescue service vehicles. Permanently installed equipment. Safety and performance.

• BS EN 1866-1:2007 - Mobile fire extinguishers. Characteristics, performance and test methods.

• BS EN 27201-1:1994 - Fire protection. Fire extinguishing media. Halogenated hydrocarbons. Specifications for halon 1211 and halon 1301.

• BS EN 27201-2:1994 - Fire protection. Fire extinguishing media. Halogenated hydrocarbons. Code of practice for safe handling and transfer procedures.

• BS EN 27201-2:1994 - Fire protection. Fire extinguishing media. Halogenated hydrocarbons. Code of practice for safe handling and transfer procedures.

• BS EN 3_9:2006 Portable fire extinguishers. Additional requirements to EN3-7 for pressure resistant of CO2 extinguishers.

• BS EN 3-8:2006 - Portable fire extinguishers. Addition requirements to EN3-7 for the construction, resistant to pressure and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to/lower than 30 bar.

• BS EN 4649:2009 - Aerospace series. Handheld fire extinguishers with synthesis gases, for aircraft use. Technical specification and qualification conditions.

• BS EN 615:2009 - Fire protection. Fire extinguishing media. Specifications for powders (other than class D powders).

• BS EN 671-1:2012 - Fixed firefighting systems. Hose systems. Hose reels with semi-rigid hose.

• BS EN 671-2:2012 - Fixed firefighting systems. Hose systems. Hose systems with lay-flat hose.

• BS EN 671-3:2009 - Fixed firefighting systems. Hose systems. Maintenance of hose reels with semi-rigid hose and hose systems with lay-flat hose.

• BS ISO 14520-2:2006 - Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design. CF.

• BS ISO 15371:2009 - Ships and marine technology. Fire-extinguishing systems for protection of galley cooking equipment.

• BS ISO 3500:2005+A1:2010 - Gas cylinders. Seamless steel CO.

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Fire hydrants

BS 5041-1:1975 - Fire hydrant systems equipment - Specification for landing valves for wet risers.

• BS 5041-2:1987 - Fire hydrant systems equipment - Specification for landing valves for dry risers.

• BS 5041-3:1975 - Fire hydrant systems equipment - Specification for inlet breechings for dry riser inlets.

• BS 5041-4:1975 - Fire hydrant systems equipment - Specification for boxes for landing valves for dry risers.

• BS 5041-5:1974 - Fire hydrant systems equipment - Specification for boxes for foam inlets and dry riser inlets.

 

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