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Document ID (ISN)57863
CIS number 92-602
ISSN - Serial title 0300-3329 - Sicherheitsingenieur
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ullmann G.
Title Portable fire extinguishers - Frauds and hazards
Original title Tragbare Feuerlöscher - Betrügereien und Gefahren [in German]
Bibliographic information 1990, No.11, p.30-33. Illus.
Abstract Purpose and content of standard DIN 14406 (Parts 1 and 4) of the Federal Republic of Germany on portable fire extinguishers are outlined. By providing maintenance recommendations, the standard intends to curb fraudulent inspections by unauthorised persons and to prevent accidents through aging. It names the kinds of portable fire extinguishers presently on the market as well as the extinguishing agents and propellants used.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); preventive maintenance; design of equipment; extinguishing agents; portable fire extinguishers
Descriptors (secondary) comment on standard; fire fighting
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires