Validity And Scrapping Regulations For Fire Extinguishing Agents !

- Jul 25, 2019-

I. Heptafluoropropane HFC-236FA fire extinguishing agent:


1. Heptafluoropropane R236FA fire extinguishing agent is stored in a container (internal pressure storage system) by high pressure nitrogen gas or stored separately in a container (external pressure storage system), which is a long-term effective fire extinguishing agent.

2, scrapping regulations: in the periodic inspection of cylinders fire extinguishing agent r236fa, the purity, acidity, moisture content of the fire extinguishing agent need to be measured, in accordance with the requirements can continue to use.

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II. Inert gas fire extinguishing agents (IG541, IG100, IG55, IG01, etc.) and carbon dioxide fire extinguishing agents:


1. The components of these types of fire extinguishing agents are atmospheric components and are long-term effective fire extinguishing agents.

2. Scrap regulations: Inert gas fire extinguishing agents and carbon dioxide fire extinguishing agents are cheap. When the cylinders are inspected regularly, these fire extinguishing agents are not reused. They are usually discharged directly and refilled. 

3. Main components of inert gas fire extinguishing agent: IG541 fire extinguishing agent is 52% nitrogen, 40% argon, 8% CO2; IG55 fire extinguishing agent is 50% nitrogen, 50% argon; IG100 fire extinguishing agent is 100% nitrogen; IG01 fire extinguishing agent is 100% argon.


III, Aerosol fire extinguishing agent:

1. The expiration date of aerosol fire extinguishing agent is generally 5 to 6 years. (Specific to the manufacturer's identification parameters)

2, scrapping regulations: must be replaced at maturity, the original fire extinguishing agent can not be easily thrown, must be harmless treatment.

3. Remarks: The aerosol fire extinguishing system should not be used anymore.