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RD-03 V1.1 Gaseous Fire Suppression Systems Actuators

 

Identifying actuators used on gaseous suppression system cylinders, and making sure they are in the "set" position prior to installation is critical to working safely with gaseous cylinders. Technician need to be able to:

  • Identify whether an actuator is resettable or not;
  • Recognise if the actuator is in the "fired" or "set" position;
  • Recognise any potential danger in handling the actuator;
  • Select and use the correct resetting tool; and thereby
  • Prevent accidental discharge of the cylinder which could cause injury to yourself and others and release the gas to atmosphere.

 

This document has been published to assist technician's identify types of actuators used on the most commonly installed gaseous suppression systems in Australia.

 

RD-03 Gaseous Fire Suppression Systems Actuators

(Adobe PDF File)

 

Published: 1/12/2013

 

 

*Preview copy only (includes only the tables of contents, if applicable, and the purpose statement).

 

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The FPA Australia Board has recently decided to also allow access to full copies of these documents to non-FPA Australia members however to obtain full copies of these documents you will need to email technical@fpaa.com.au advising what your interest in the document is (this is to assist FPA Australia to identify who is using our documents and why).