TAN-03 Maintenance of Aspirating Smoke Detectors (ASD)
Since the publication of AS 1851-2012, FPA Australia's Technical
Advisory Committee for maintenance (TAC/1) has identified issues
with its requirements for the maintenance of ASDs that have
resulted in the application of activities in excess of what is
intended or appropriate for these detectors. Also, the current AS
1851-2012 requirements for ASDs may be misinterpreted as requiring
actions in excess of what is intended or appropriate for these
To address these issues, FPA Australia developed this Technical
Advisory Note to:
- document these issues;
- explain how FPA Australia believes the requirements for
servicing of ASDs should be satisfied; and
- advise industry of what changes FPA Australia believes are
required to AS 1851-2012 to resolve these issues and provide
clarity of intent.
TAN-03 Maintenance of Aspirating Smoke Detectors
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