Inspection & Maintenance

Here is a sample checklist of items that should be regularly monitored and maintained monthly:

Dry Chemical Systems

  • Make sure inspection tag is current.
  • Make sure there is no obvious mechanical damage to cylinder piping or nozzles.
  • Check positioning of all nozzles.
  • Check if tamper seals are intact, any evidence of tampering.
  • If system has been discharged, report.
  • Proper nozzle covers in place.
  • Fuel shut-off.
  • Portable extinguishers available, accesible, and operational.
  • Ensure manual pull-stations are labeled and accessible.

Additional service and maintenance is required in accordance with manufacturers' listed instruction manual.

Wet Chemical Systems

  • Make sure inspection tag is current.
  • Make sure there is no obvious mechanical damage to cylinder piping or nozzles.
  • Check positioning of all nozzles.
  • Check if tamper seals are intact, any evidence of tampering.
  • If system has been discharged, report.
  • Proper nozzle covers in place.
  • Exhaust fan in operating order.
  • Fuel shut-off in on position.
  • Portable extinguishers properly accessible.
  • Ensure manual pull-stations are labeled and accessible.

Additional service and maintenance is required in accordance with manufacturers' listed instruction manual.