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Inspection           4-3.1 Fire extinguishers shall be inspected when initially placed in service and thereafter at approximately 30-day intervals.

 

Maintenance           4-4.1 Fire extinguishers shall be subjected to maintenance at intervals of not more than 1 year, at the time of hydrostatic test, or when specifically indicated by an inspection.

 

6-Year Maintenance           4-4.3 Every 6 years, stored-pressure fire extinguishers that require a 12-year hydrostatic test shall be emptied and subjected to the applicable maintenance procedures.

 

Hydrostatic Test           5-2 Refer to Table 5-2.
  Pressurized Water             5 Years
  Wetting Agent(s)             5 Years
  AFFF Foam             5 Years
  FFFP Foam             5 Years
  Carbon Dioxide (CO2)             5 Years
  Dry Chemical(s)             12 Years
  Halogenated Agent(s)             12 Years
  Hose Conductivity Testing           4-4.1.2 A conductivity test shall be conducted annually on all carbon dioxide hose assemblies.

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