need to be recharged every 5,6 or 12 years depending
on the extinguisher and code that goes with that
type of extinguisher. This code is dictated in
NFPA 10 Chapter 6.33. The following is a
checklist that we perform to recharge a fire
- Discharge the
remaining chemical from the canister.
- Clean all parts
of the extinguisher thoroughly.
- Refill the
extinguisher with the correct chemical.
- Examine the "O"
rings for wear and tear, replace when needed.
- Pressurize to
- Check seal of
extinguisher by submersing it in water.
- Replace nozzle
or hose if needed.
- Seal valve.
Have questions? You can contact the
experts at Clark Fire for personalized service.
Click here to contact