ABSTRACT

Coffee Break Training: Portable Extinguishers: Minimum Hydrostatic Test Pressures for Extinguishers   [open pdf - 233KB]

"Other than rudimentary hand-pump devices, most portable fire extinguishers employ some sort of internal or cartridge-applied pressure to discharge the fire extinguishing agent. To minimize the risks associated with catastrophic container failures, high-and low-pressure portable extinguishers must be periodically pressure tested."

Report Number:
Coffee Break Training - Fire Protection Series No. FP-2010-3
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Date:
2010-01-19
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Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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