San Diego Fire Extinguisher Hydrostatic Testing
Fire Prevention and Fire Safety in San Diego, California
Hydrostatic testing is required on many fire extinguishers portable, wheeled and fixed extinguisher systems. Our company specializes in fire extinguisher service, repair and maintenance. We offer a large inventory of portable and wheeled fire extinguishers in San Diego.
San Diego Hydrostatic Tests & Inspections
A hydrostatic test allows the fire protection technician to check the extinguisher outer shell and case lining integrity. According to NFPA 10 Standards and Codes you must complete hydrostatic tests on all extinguisher cylinders every 5 to 12 years.
San Diego Five (5) Year Hydrostatic Tests and Inspections
Our fire protection company is state licensed and fully insured; we use only certified fire protection technicians to complete your five (5) year hydrostatic tests and inspections for all installed fire extinguisher cylinders.
San Diego Six (6) Year Hydrostatic Tests and Inspections
Our fire protection company is state licensed and fully insured; we use only certified fire protection technicians to complete your six (6) year hydrostatic tests and inspections for all installed fire extinguisher cylinders.
San Diego Twelve (12) Year Hydrostatic Tests and Inspections
Getting your required 12 year tear downs on all fire extinguisher cylinders is a must. The cylinder shell casings integrity may fail at 12 years, depending on the extinguisher casing. Industrial extinguisher casings are made to last longer, but still require 5 and 12 year tests and inspections.
If it's a portable fire extinguisher it is recommended to replace the portable fire extinguisher by purchasing a new comparable unit.
NFPA 10 Standards and Codes / Section 8.3.1
Hydrostatic tests and inspections should be completed on:
Pressurized Water Cylinders • Every 5 Years
Wetting Agent(s) Cylinders • Every 5 Years
AFFF Foam Cylinders • Every 5 Years
FFFP Foam Cylinders • Every 5 Years
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cylinders • Every 5 Years
Dry Chemical(s) Cylinders • Every 12 Years
Halogenated Agent(s) Cylinders • Every 12 Years
Hose Conductivity Testing • 126.96.36.199
A conductivity test shall be conducted annually on all carbon dioxide hose assemblies.
San Diego Fire Extinguisher Sales and Service
We sale, service, repair, recharge, refill, test and inspect fire extinguishers, install cabinets and mounting brackets and offer hydrostatic testing on all extinguisher cylinders. We can take care of your annual inspections and 6 year tear-downs, when needed were here with a huge inventory of fire extinguishers for sale.