Fire Extinguisher Maintenance, Installation & Commissioning

Achieve peace of mind that your portable fire extinguishers will work first time if you ever need to use them. Our fully qualified technicians will visit your site and inspect the extinguishers every year and advise on any changes needed. 

Unique Fire Protection (UK) Ltd has over 40 years experience in the provision of all types of Fire Extinguisher servicing to a wide range of commercial buildings and environments including Shops, restaurants, schools, factories and many more working environments.

We supply kite-marked and CE marked equipment. Our range of Extinguishers are guaranteed for a period of 5 years. If maintained by one of our Extinguisher service technicians. 

We are located centrally in Walsall in the West Midlands. And we offer UK coverage.

The Unique Way
When servicing, all 'o'rings, tags and and gauge patches are colour coded.
This gives you, the customer piece of mind. Knowing that all items have been checked thoroughly.

Basic Service 

Fire extinguishers need to be serviced annually, in accordance with BS5306. UFP have nationwide coverage. Our engineers work through the following procedures when carrying out a basic service on a fire extinguisher.

  • Safety pin present and securely fitted.
  • Examination of extinguisher body for damage or corrosion.
  • Examination of base for damage or corrosion.
  • On powder extinguishers listen to movement of powder by inverting.
  • Examination of operating instructions for legibility.
  • Weigh extinguisher and compare from last service.
  • External examination of head cap.
  • Pump gauge pressure test and calibration, affix year gauge dot.
  • Remove safety pin and check under the operating lever for damage.
  • Replace safety pin and affix anti tamper seal.
  • Remove the discharge hose/ horn or nozzle and check the ferrules/ nozzle/ connector and external condition, replace discharge pressure seal and check threads and bore of valve.
  • Check the discharge path is clear through the hose and wind back onto extinguisher head.
  • Wipe down extinguisher with cloth.
  • Record details on the service label, date, weight, condition and engineers identification.
  • Check condition of mounting bracket/ stand at the fire point.
  • Return the extinguisher to fire point.
  • All fire extinguisher are adequately identified with signage.

To arrange an annual fire extinguisher service please contact our service team, see contact details above.

Commissioning

When you purchase a new extinguisher, this may be online, from a shop or through your service provider. The extinguisher should be commissioned before it is put in to service

  • Safety pin present and securely fitted.
  • Examination of extinguisher body for damage or corrosion.
  • Examination of base for damage or corrosion.
  • On powder extinguishers listen to movement of powder by inverting.
  • Examination of operating instructions for legibility.
  • Weigh extinguisher and compare from last service.
  • External examination of head cap.
  • Remove manufacturers gauge. Pump gauge pressure test and calibration, affix year gauge dot.
  • Remove safety pin and check under the operating lever for damage.
  • Replace safety pin and affix anti tamper seal.
  • Check the hose ferrules/ nozzle/ connector and external condition, replace discharge pressure seal and check threads and bore of valve.
  • Check the discharge path is clear through the hose and wind onto extinguisher head.
  • Wipe down extinguisher with cloth.
  • Record details on a new service label, date, weight, condition and engineers identification.
  • Fit new mounting bracket/ stand /box.
  • Place the extinguisher on bracket/ stand /box.
  • Ensure that appropriate signage is fitted and displayed.

To arrange an annual fire extinguisher service please contact our service team, see contact details above.

The range of services we provide for your fire extinguisher are:

Fire Extinguisher initial inspection
Fire Extinguisher Basic Service
Fire Extinguisher Extended Service
Fie Extinguisher Commissioning
Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Packages to suit budget
We supply a full range of fire extinguisher accessories

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Fire extinguisher maintenance and installation is carried out in line with the recommendations of the following British Standards, (BS) 5306-3: 2009 (Extinguisher Service & Supply) and British Standards (BS) 5306-8: 2012 (Extinguisher Siting & Installation)
All extinguisher recharges are carried out in line with  (BS) 5306-9: 2015

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