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Document ID (ISN)54781
CIS number 90-2030
Year 1990
Convention or series no. ISO 6183
Title Fire protection equipment - Carbon dioxide extinguishing systems for use on premises - Design and installation
Original title Equipement de protection contre l'incendie - Installations fixes d'extinction par dioxyde de carbone utilisées dans les bâtiments - Conception et installation [in French]
Bibliographic information International Organization for Standardization, Case postale 56, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland, July 1990. 22p.
Abstract This standard lays down requirements for the design and implementation of these systems. Contents: definitions, carbon dioxide, safety requirements, warning alarms, automatic shut-down of plant equipment, pressure relief, electrical earthing, precautions for low-lying parts of protected areas, safety signs, precautions during maintenance work, discharge testing where there may be explosive mixtures, basis for design of carbon dioxide systems, design of total flooding systems, design for local application systems, storage of carbon dioxide, selector valves, distribution systems, nozzles, release mechanisms.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; ISO; carbon dioxide extinguishers
Descriptors (secondary) standard; design of equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires