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  • Abstract:
    This document specifies requirements and gives recommendations for the design, installation, testing, maintenance and safety of fixed carbon dioxide firefighting systems in buildings, plants or other structures. It is not applicable to extinguishing systems on ships, in aircraft, on vehicles or on mobile fire appliances, or to below ground systems in the mining industry; nor does it apply to carbon dioxide pre-inerting systems. Design of systems where unclosable opening(s) exceed a specified area and where the opening(s) can be subject to the effect of wind is not specified, although general guidance on the procedure to be followed in such cases is given (see
  • Document number:
    DIN EN 17966
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  • Title:
    Fire protection equipment - Carbon dioxide extinguishing systems for use on premises - Design and installation (ISO 6183:2022, modified); German and English version prEN 17966:2023
  • Author:
    Firefighting and Fire Protection Standards Committee
  • Search term:
    Buildings; Carbon dioxide; Concentration; Control devices; Definitions; Electrical hazards; Extinguishing agents; Extinguishing equipment; Fire extinguishers; Fire protection equipment; Firefighting; Flows; Gaseous; Inspection; Installations; Maintenance; Mathematical calculations; Mounting; Planning; Plant; Room protection; Safety; Safety provisions; Specification (approval); Sprinkler; Stationary; Supply; Temperature limits; Testing; Training
  • Application areas:
    20.05 Gase, Dämpfe, Schwebstoffe (Nebel, Rauch, Staub); 25.20 Rettungs- und Brandbekämpfungsgeräte und -ausrüstungen
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; AC Mess- und Prüfverfahren für die Ermittlung von Belastungen und Gefährdungen; HF Mangelhafte Kennzeichnungen
  • ICS:
    13.220.20 Fire protection
  • Price:
    203,70 EUR
  • Identical with:
    prEN 17966(2023-05)<IDT>; ISO 6183(2022-03)<MOD>
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