The Shelf Life Of Fire Extinguisher?

- Oct 06, 2020-

Generally speaking, fire-fighting equipment refers to fire extinguishers. There are two concepts for the service life of fire extinguishers:


1. All fire extinguishers need to be inspected by the fire department every year, and those that need to be refilled must be refilled, and they must be scrapped when they reach the end of life. The inspection unit will issue a test certificate and test report for those that are qualified.


2. All fire extinguishers must be scrapped after reaching the specified service life.


The following are the mandatory retirement years for various types of fire extinguishers:


Portable foam fire extinguisher-5 years;


Portable acid-base fire extinguisher — 5 years;


Portable clean water fire extinguisher-6 years;


Portable ABC dry powder fire extinguisher (or BC) (cylinder type) — 8 years:


Portable storage pressure dry powder fire extinguisher-10 years;


Portable fire extinguisher——10 years;


Portable carbon dioxide fire extinguisher-12 years.


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