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Extinguisher Hose Tests

Issue 3 and Volume 130.

Extinguisher Hose Tests The United States Coast Guard has ruled that each discharge hose of a “semi-portable CO2 system” must be tested at a pressure of 1000 psi whenever the cylinders are tested. This ruling affects systems aboard vessels and was made last January 13. The Coast Guard reported that a comment favoring the ruling was the only one received during the comment period required by law.

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