SS-EN-3-8 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 or lower than 30 bar.


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This European Standard specifies the rules of design, type testing, fabrication and inspection control of portable fire extinguishers manufactured with metallic bodies as far as pressure risk is concerned. This part 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 European Standard also applies to the metallic gas cartridge of a volume less than 0,12 l (see Annex E) and gives guidance for sound engineering practice for metallic gas cartridges equal to or greater than 0,12 l and less than 0,5 l, see Annex F. This European Standard does not apply to carbon dioxide fire extinguishers. NOTE Annex A gives the classification of the different parts forming the portable fire extinguisher

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SS-EN 3-8:2007

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Publication Date

Sept. 11, 2007



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International Equivalent

EN 3-8:2006(IDT)