Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-16-2017, 01:57 PM   #1
Obx
Senior Member
 
City: Outer banks NC
Country: USA
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 102
Fire Suppression System

The tag on the bottle (in the engine room) says 2007 does that mean it was inspected then or does that mean it expired in 2007.
Also what do you have to do to have it recertified, everything I read says CG cert is 5 years is that correct?
__________________
Advertisement

Obx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2017, 03:40 PM   #2
Guru
 
Comodave's Avatar
 
City: Au Gres, MI
Country: US
Vessel Name: Never Say Never
Vessel Model: President 41 DC
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 4,531
I am making an assumption that the extinguisher you are referring to is a halon (or the FE241 type) of built in system. If that is what you are talking about, they are supposed to be checked every year. That means taking the bottle out and weighing it. There should be a weight on the bottle. You can look at the indicators to see if the bottle is charged, but they are not absolutely accurate. The only way to ensure that it is charged is to weigh it. If the last time it was checked was 2007, you are way overdue for a check. You can take it to a fire extinguisher company and they can check it for you.

Handheld disposable extinguishers have a life of 12 years. The manufacturing date should be on the label or stamped into the bottom of the bottle.
Comodave is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012