EN 15182-3:2019

Portable equipment for projecting extinguishing agents supplied by firefighting pumps - Hand-held branchpipes for fire service use - Part 3: Smooth bore jet and/or one fixed spray jet angle branchpipes PN 16

Publication date:   Dec 16, 2019

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60.60 Standard published   Aug 14, 2019

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CEN/TC 192 Fire and Rescue Service Equipment

European Norm

13.220.10   Fire-fighting

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In addition to the requirements given in EN 15182-1:2019, this document applies to hand-held branchpipes with smooth bore jet and/or one fixed spray jet angle branchpipes with a nominal pressure of 16 bar (1,6 MPa) PN 16, with a maximum flow rate up to 1 000 l/min at a reference pressure of 6 bar (0,6 MPa). It deals with:
- safety requirements;
- performance requirements;
- test methods.
This document applies to branchpipes as defined in Annex A of EN 15182-1:2019.
WARNING 1 — These branchpipes offer no or inadequate protection for firefighters when the spray angle is less than 30 ° and therefore, are not be used in high risk firefighting situations such as internal attack.
WARNING 2 — These branchpipes should not be used when fighting fires in or near electrical installations when the spray angle is less than 30° without written authorization from the manufacturer in the manual. This authorization from the manufacturer includes safety distances.

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Replaces
EN 15182-3:2007+A1:2009

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PUBLISHED
EN 15182-3:2019
60.60 Standard published
Aug 14, 2019