BS EN 3-8. Portable fire extinguishers Part 8. Requirements for the construction, pressure resistance and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar, which comply with the requirements of EN 3-7
|Standard number:||20/30397880 DC|
|Status:||Draft for Comment|
- 13.220.20 Fire protection
This document specifies as far as the pressure risk is concerned, the rules of design, type testing, fabrication and inspection control of portable fire extinguishers with a metallic body which comply with the requirements of EN 3‑7:2004+A1:2007.
This part of EN 3 applies to portable fire extinguishers of which the maximum allowable pressure PS is lower than or equal to 30 bar and containing non-explosive, non-flammable, non-toxic and non-oxidising fluids.
This document also applies to the marking of metallic propellant gas cartridges (see Annex E).
This document does not apply to carbon dioxide fire extinguishers.
Annex A gives the classification of the different parts forming the portable fire extinguisher.