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Fire Extinguishers Tests

S.No.  Portable & Wheeled Fire Extinguishers IS 15683:2006; IS:16018:12 & ISO:7165:2009* Test Clause
01 Fill density Cl 5.3.1 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165:09
02 Filling volume/mass IS 15683;ISO 7165:09 & EN 3-7:04
03 Pressure test Cl 6 & 9.2.2 of IS 15683&ISO 7165
04 Minimum effective Discharge time Duration of operation Cl 7.2.1,7.2.2 & 7.2.3 of IS & ISO 15683&7165:09. Cl 7.1/Annex A & K of EN 3-7:04
05 Bulk range throw Cl 7.2.3 of IS 15683:06 & ISO 7165:09
06 Resistance to Temp. Changes Cl 7.3 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165:09 Cl 7.4 & Annex B of EN 3-7:04
07 Retention of charge following Partial discharge Residual charge C7.4.2 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165 Cl 7.2/Annex A & K of EN 3-7:04
08 Long-term Leakage test Cl 7.4.3 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
09 Resistance to Impact Cl 7.5.1 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
10 Resistance to Vibrations Cl 7.5.2 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
11 Resistance to Vorrosion test Cl 7.6 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165 Annex H/cl 14 of EN 3-7:2004
12 Tapping test Compaction test Cl 7.7 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165 Annex K of EN 3-7:2004
13 Intermittent Discharge Cl 7.8 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
14 Fire Performance Test Cl 8.0 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
15 Class A Fire Cl 8.3 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Annex I.2/Cl 15.2 of EN 3-7:2004
16 Class B Fire Cl 8.4 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Annex I.3 of EN 3-7:2004
18 Burst Test Cl 9.2.2 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
19 Crushing Test Cl 9.2.3 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165 Cl 6.3.3 of EN 3-8
20 Pressure Cycling test Cl 9.2.5 of IS 15683
21 Thickness of Cylinder Cl 9.2.6.3 of IS 15683 Cl 9.2.5.3, 9.2.6.3 & 9.2.7.2 of ISO 7165
22 Carrying Handle Cl 9.3 of IS 15683 & ISO 7165
23 Mounting Cl 9.4 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Cl 13 of EN 3-7
24 Caps, Valves & Closure Control valve Cl 9.5 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Cl 10.6 of EN 3-7
29 Hose Assembly Cl 9.9 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Cl 4.4/10.5/Annex E of EN 3-7
30 Method of operation: Operation & Emission control mechanism/devices Cl 9.10 of IS 15683 ; ISO 7165 & Cl 10.2 of EN 3-7:2004
31 Safety – Locking Devices Cl 9.11 of IS 15683; Cl 9.11 of ISO 7165 & Cl 10.3 of EN 3-7
32 Pressure Gauges & Indicators for Low Pressure Extinguishers-Special Requirements for Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers & Dip Tubes and Filters Water Based Extinguishers Cl 9.14 of IS 15683 & Cl 9.13 of IS 15683
S.No.  Fire Hose Delivery Couplings,Branch Pipe,Nozzles & Spanner IS 903:1993 Test Clause
01 Hydraulic Test Cl 5.4/6.3/7.3 of IS 903
S.No.  IS 884:1985 First-Aid Hose-Reel For Fire Fighting Test Clause
01 Resistance to leakage Cl 5.2.1 of IS 884
02 Impact test Cl 5.3.1 of IS 884
03 Load test Cl 5.3.2 of IS 884
04 Range Cl 5.4.1 of IS 884
05 Water flow rate Cl 5.4.1 of IS 884
S.No.  IS 5290:1993 Landing valve Test Clause
01 Water tightness test Cl 7.1 of IS 5290
02 Hydrostatic pressure test Cl 7.2 of IS 5290
03 Flow test Cl 7.3 of IS 5290

* NABL Inspection Completed & Approval Awaited