All installed fire extinguishers must meet the requirements of Ministerial Decisions 618/43/2005 and 17230/671/2005. All types of extinguishers consist of pressure assemblies and should be certified in relation to the dangers of pressure, according to the European directive 97/23/EC.
In addition to these requirements, European standards should apply in all basic types of fire extinguishers:
- Portable fire extinguishers - European standard EN3 series
- Wheeled extinguishers - European standard EN1866 series
When you buy a fire extinguisher, search for an indelible CE marking on the extinguisher, ask for the declaration of conformity and manufacturer's instructions for use and maintenance.
Special types of extinguishers for which European standards are not developed, are required to comply with the European Directive 97/23/EC and are also installed and operated in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. The best known special types of fire extinguishers are:
- All automatic fire extinguishers
- Dry powder fire extinguishers for class D of fire ( combustible metals)
- Fire extinguishers for specific uses such as foam extinguishers for use in diver’s decompression chambers
Additional certifications are required in other categories of use (e.g. Maritime, Aviation).
Our company sells and installs a complete range of Greek and European fire extinguishers for each class of fire.