Fire Extinguisher Hydrostatic Testing in Seattle & Northwest Washington
Fire extinguishers are an integral part of any fire safety system, forming the basis for protecting your business, employees, and clients from harm. These pressurized cylinders should be cared for with consistency in order to ensure structural integrity, safety, and proper function. Alongside standardized inspections and maintenance, you’ll need the assistance of a DOT-approved team capable of performing high- and low-pressure hydrostatic testing.
Fire King of Seattle is a leading provider of fire safety systems, inspection services, and hydrostatic cylinder testing in the Greater Puget Sound Region. Our 30 years of experience and comprehensive facilities will ensure that your single and bulk hydrostatic testing needs are met.
For comprehensive fire extinguisher inspections and hydrostatic testing, call on Fire King of Seattle. You can contact us online at any time, or call (206) 763-4177.
How Frequently Do Extinguishers Require Hydrostatic Testing?
In order to ensure proper function and stability, all fire extinguishers, regardless of the type or storage method, require consistent inspections and maintenance. The inspection schedule follows a simple rotation involving:
- Annual fire extinguisher inspection. Annual inspections verify fire extinguisher functionality and charge, and check components for signs of damage or wear.
- Six-year extinguisher inspections. Rechargeable fire extinguishers require a more comprehensive inspection every six years. The service includes emptying the cylinder, testing, and refilling.
- Hydrostatic testing at 5 or 12 years. During hydrostatic testing extinguisher cylinders will be put under high levels of pressure—generally between 125-150%—in order to ensure the cylinder’s structural integrity is sound.
Hydrostatic testing is critical to ensure your fire extinguisher cylinders have not taken on difficult to detect wear, and for making certain the extinguisher will remain functional and serviceable for the foreseeable future. These tests help to prevent extremely dangerous issues, as extinguishers that cannot handle a potentially higher pressure load may explode or fail during a fire.
Comprehensive Fire Extinguisher Inspections & Hydrostatic Testing in Seattle, Tacoma & Beyond
As one of the largest servicers of fire extinguishers and gas cylinders in the Pacific Northwest, Fire King of Seattle is your complete source for hydrostatic testing and fire extinguisher inspections. Our cutting-edge and spacious facilities allow us to handle orders of any size, whether you need bulk hydrostatic testing, or single-service low- or high-pressure testing services. We are a DOT-approved business dedicated to keeping your business safe and compliant with all codes and requirements.
Schedule Hydrostatic Fire Extinguisher Inspection in the Greater Puget Sound Region
Regardless of the scale or scope of your needs, Fire King of Seattle stands ready to provide superior services and dependable testing processes for your business’s fire extinguishers. If you’re looking for annual fire extinguisher inspections, fire extinguisher maintenance, or other fire safety services, reach out to our team at any time.
Contact Fire King of Seattle now by calling (206) 763-4177, or connect with our fire protection experts online!