UL 154
Carbon-Dioxide Fire Extinguishers

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Edition Number:9SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2005-02-28DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2014-05-06
Type:ululc

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover the construction and performance, exclusive of performance during fire tests, of portable carbon-dioxide fire extinguishers. Carbon-dioxide fire extinguishers are intended to be utilized in accordance with the Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, NFPA 10 and the National Fire Code of Canada.

    1.2 The requirements for performance during fire testing of carbon-dioxide fire extinguishers are specified in the Binational Standard for Rating and Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishers, ANSI/UL 711 CAN/ULC-S508.

    1.3 As used in these requirements, the term "extinguisher" refers to all extinguishers or any part thereof covered by these requirements, unless specifically noted otherwise.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • UL Harmonized Standard Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Reference Publications
          • 4 Components
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 General
          • 7 Cylinders
          • 8 Discharge Valves
          • 9 Gaskets and "O" Rings
          • 10 Antirecoil Devices
          • 11 Pressure Relief
          • 12 Tamper Indicators and Locking Devices
          • 13 Hose
          • 14 Couplings
          • 15 Siphon Tubes
          • 16 Discharge Tubes
          • 17 Discharge Horns
          • 18 Handle and Mounting Devices
          • 19 Hose Retainers – Wheeled Extinguishers
          • 20 Running Gear – Wheeled Extinguishers
          • 21 Carbon-Dioxide Charges
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 22 Fire Tests
          • 23 Tamper Indicators and Locking Device Tests
          • 24 Handle and Mounting Device Test
          • 25 Discharge Capacity and Duration Test
          • 26 Rate of Flow Test
          • 27 Intermittent Discharge Test
          • 28 Operating Temperature Limits Test
          • 29 Temperature Cycling Test
          • 30 Hydrostatic Pressure Test
            • 30.1 Discharge valves
            • 30.2 Hose assemblies
            • 30.3 Test method
          • 31 Valve Cycling Test
          • 32 Pressure Relief Test
          • 33 Vibration Test
            • 33.1 General
            • 33.2 Mounting of test sample
            • 33.3 Test orientation
            • 33.4 Variable frequency test
            • 33.5 Endurance test
          • 34 Roadability and Rough Usage Tests
            • 34.1 Roadability
            • 34.2 Rough usage
            • 34.3 Rough usage – operation
          • 35 Horn Impact Test
            • 35.1 General
            • 35.2 Method of test using "A" arm
            • 35.3 Method of test using "B" arm (swivel-type horn)
          • 36 Discharge Horn Resistance Test
          • 37 Aging Tests – Polymeric Materials
            • 37.1 General
            • 37.2 Exposure to extinguishing agent test
            • 37.3 Light and water test
          • 38 Elastomeric Parts Test
          • 39 Salt Spray Corrosion Test
          • 40 10-Day Moist Ammonia Air Stress Cracking Test
          • 41 One-Year Time Leakage Test
          • 42 Nameplate Exposure Tests
          • 43 Nameplate Adhesion Test
          • 44 Nameplate Abrasion Test
        • PACKAGING
          • 45 General
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 46 General
          • 47 Hydrostatic Pressure Test – Hoses and Couplings
          • 48 Leakage Test
        • MARKING
          • 49 General
          • 50 Operating Instructions
          • 51 Use Code Symbols
          • 52 Recharging Instructions
          • 53 Identification of Contents
          • 54 Inspection Instructions
        • RECORD TAGS AND MANUALS
          • 55 Record Tag
          • 56 Manuals
        • TABLES
        • FIGURES
    • ANNEX A
    • ANNEX B