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October 25, 2015 10:46 am | 10 Comments | Frozee

CO2 flooding system or central bank CO2 system is one of the common fixed fire fighting system

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installed on most of the ships. It releases carbon dioxide (CO2) in bulk quantity to a protected space
(such as engine room, cargo hold, purifier room, pump room, etc.) under fire. Smothering action of CO2
extinguishes the fire thereby preventing spreading of fire to other parts of the ship. It consist of several

CO2 cylinders located in a separate room, called CO2 room. These bottles contain CO2 in liquid state.
When the fire in a protected space goes out of control or in a situation when the fire is not able to
extinguish by local fire fighting media, CO2 flooding system comes into picture. CO2 from the bottles
directed via common manifold, main valve and distribution pipe lines to nozzles through which it is

released to the protected space for fire extinction. Due to safety reasons, the CO2 flooding system is
manually released from a release cabinet located outside the protected space.

Carbon dioxide is the fire extinguising medium used in CO2 flooding system. It is an effective fire

suppression agent applicable to a wide range of fire hazards. It has a high rate of expansion which

allows it to work fast. When applied to a fire, CO2 provides a heavy blanket of gas that reduces the

oxygen level to a point where combustion cannot occur. Since carbon dioxide is a gas, there is no
clean up associated with a system discharge. CO2, a compound of carbon and oxygen, is a colorless

gas which cause coughing to occur when inhaled. At higher concentrations it is acutely toxic. Low and

high pressure CO2 is used for the fire protection of machinery spaces, pump rooms, cargo holds, paint
stores and galley exhaust ventilation ducts on board ships.

There are several advantages for the CO2 as a fire fighting medium. They are:

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Density is 1.5 times higher than air. So CO2 settles down and displaces air.
It can be easily liquefied and bottled.
20% – 30% CO2 concentration extinguishes fire by smothering
Non-corrosive

Non- conductor of electricity

No residues left after application
No deterioration with age

Similarly there are some disadvantages also, such as:
CO2 is highly asphyxiating. 9% concentration causes unconsciousness within minutes
Very little cooling effect. So there is danger of re-ignition.

When discharged, solid CO2 particles present and generate sufficient static electricity to produce
spark.

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CO2 Flooding System . Both release cabinets are connected in parallel and non return valves fitted in the lines prevent back flow of CO2. For releasing CO2 to the protected space. There are systems which can protect multiple spaces such as engine room and pump room together. The micro switch will ensure the activation of CO2 warning alarms and ventilation shut off. First valve 1 is to be opened. a micro switch is activated. Then CO2 passes through a non return valve and opens pneumatically operated master valve. when valve 2 in the release cabinet is opened. CO2 reaches only after 60 to 90 seconds to the head assembly.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ Fuel Injection Arrangement on Large Two As mentioned earlier CO2 flooding system floods the protected space under fire with carbon dioxide. Each of the main CO2 cylinder have a head assembly and non return valve. CO2 flooding system consist of main CO2 bottles. Only one is sufficient for the operation of both master valve and CO2 bottle head assembly. As soon as the release cabinet door is opened. Reasons for providing such a s delay in CO2 flooding system are 01-07-2016 13:39 . common manifold. Then CO2 from main bottle escapes to the common manifold via non return valve as shown. which displaces air. Pressure of CO2 at 25 and 30 degree Celsius are 64 bar and 71 bar respectively. Function of the time delay unit is explained below. Now master valve is opened. Head assembly consist of a pressure operated cylinder valve. One is local release cabinet and is located in the CO2 room itself. So it is important to keep the temperature of CO2 bottles low for limiting the pressure inside bottles. CO2 from manifold is released to the protected space through distribution pipe lines and nozzles. As you can see in the diagram. Stroke Engines Investigation on Top End Bearing Failure for Main Engine on Ships air compressors air conditioning boiler boiler blow down boilers cargo cargo pumps centrifugal pumps chemical tankers circulation system cooling water system cross head bearing oil system cylinder lube oil diesel engines explosimeter fire detectors fire fighting fire triangle freshwater generator freshwater system generator on ships heat exchangers indicator diagrams inert gas system invention of diesel engine lube oil system Main CO2 bottles contain carbon dioxide in liquid state with a pressure of 56 bar at 20 degree Celsius. thereby removing one leg of fire triangle for the extinction of fire. CO2 release cabinet or release box consist of two pilot CO2 cylinders or bottles containing CO2 gas inside. pneumatic actuator in the head moves and opens the pressure operated cylinder valve. Only quantity of gas is different. One more remote release cabinet is used. This facilitates operation of CO2 flooding system from a remote place other than CO2 room. Click on the diagram to enlarge. which supply CO2 to main CO2 bottle head assembly through a non return valve and ‘time delay unit’. In other words. CO2 from the main bottle is released by a ‘CO2 release cabinet’ as shown in the figure.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 2 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. CO2 flooding system explained here protects only a single space. All the CO2 from the main bottles now release to common manifold. Now CO2 reaches two valves marked 1 and 2. one of the pilot bottle valve is opened. Next. Also two pilot CO2 bottles are placed in the release cabinet. there are two CO2 release cabinets. The pilot CO2 line is connected to all these heads. The pressure of CO2 inside these pilot bottles is same as that of main CO2 bottles. Since the master valve is already open before. In that case separate release cabinets will be there for engine room and pump room. As CO2 reaches the head magnetic particle testing main bearing oil marine engineering marine system main engine engineering study materials meo class exam questions panting pid marine main switch board controller positive displacement pumps pounding proportional control pumps relief valve safeties in main switch board sewage treatment plant smoke detectors stp systems of main engine types of chemical tankers assembly from pilot bottle. Main CO2 bottles are shared for engine room and pump room according to the volume of the spaces. which is located in a remote place such as fire control station. Function of this time delay unit is to delay the supply of CO2 to the head assembly for 60 – 90 seconds. master valve or distribution valve and distribution pipe lines with nozzles as shown in the figure below. open valve 2 in the release cabinet. This pressure operated cylinder valve prevents CO2 from bottle coming to the common manifold. CO2 from the pilot bottles in release cabinet reaches main CO2 bottle head assembly through a time delay unit.

alarm is sounded in the protected space.3. Another type of time delay unit uses an empty bottle fitted just before the head assembly. one for engine room and the other for purifier room. Power source is always available for the unit. 3. 2.” The time delay can be achieved in different ways. but in no case less than 20 seconds before the medium is released. This closes the pressure switch. there may be difficulty in opening master valve because of the bulk CO2 pressure acting on it.2 says. Figure below 000000shows two time delay units. This empty bottle fills first before supplying pressurised CO2 to the head assembly. 01-07-2016 13:39 . by opening the release cabinet door). One is electrical type. g.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ given below. the pressure acts on the pressure switch. two types of time delay unit is commonly used in CO2 flooding system on board ships. the timing can be adjusted as required.CO2 Flooding System .Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 3 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. a pressure switch. timer and a solenoid valve as shown in the figure below. A time delay of 60 to 90 seconds give sufficient time for any personnel in the protected space to escape. This allow passage of CO2 to the pressure operated cylinder valve of main bottle. solenoid becomes energize and the solenoid valve will open. As soon as the specified time is reached. Out of these. which has an AC 220 V power supply. When CO2 from pilot cylinder (CO2 release cabinet) reaches the time delay unit. positive opening of the master valve is ensured before releasing CO2. If CO2 is released from main bottles to the common manifold before opening master valve. But the timer allows power supply to the solenoid only after 60-90 seconds. This is more reliable since there is no electrical components involved. Solenoid valve is normally in closed position. Because of the time delay.1. even after the operation of both valves in the release cabinet. Regulation per International Code for Fire Safety System (FSS Code) 2. Normally a by pass valve is also fitted across this time delay unit which can be used in case the unit goes defective. As soon as CO2 release cabinet opens. “The pre-discharge alarm can be automatically activated (e. The alarm shall operate for the length of time needed to evacuate the space. 1.

pressure also increases. The pressure of CO2 inside the bottle depends on the temperature of the surroundings. When the 01-07-2016 13:39 .CO2 Flooding System . The closing nut is to be screwed tight to the valve outlet during transport and storing of cylinders with valve fitted. a bursting disc is provided on the head assembly as shown in the figure above. The pressure operated cylinder valve shown in the figure above can also be manually operated by use of a lever inserted into the top of the valve.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ Head assembly mainly consist of a cylinder valve. CO2 from the release cabinet reaches the pneumatic actuator through time delay unit and actuator operates the cylinder valve to release CO2 from main bottles to the common manifold. which is operated by a pneumatic actuator and linkages as shown in the figure below.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 4 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. As temperature increases. Therefore to safeguard against abnormally high pressures inside the bottle. Free space above the valve should be minimum 200 mm. The cylinder valve is always supplied with a cotter pin or split pin as shown for securing cylinder after filling and during any maintenance on the CO2 flooding system.

Here. Similarly pressure switch will activate alarms while actual operation of CO2 flooding system. pressure of CO2 at different temperatures can be identified. From this graph. Pressure inside the bottle build up to such a high value means there is a fire inside CO2 room. Pressure switch is fitted in the common manifold to identify any leakage of CO2 gas from bottles to the manifold. bursting disc burst and releases CO2 to the CO2 room. A pressure gauge is also fitted on the manifold to read any gas pressure inside. 01-07-2016 13:39 . The pressure switch activates warning alarm for the leakage.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ CO2 pressure inside the bottle increases to about 200 bar. For better understanding have a look at the pressure.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 5 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. A valve for pressure testing of the system is also connected to the pressure gauge connection as shown in CO2 line diagram.temperature relationship at different filling densities from the graph below.CO2 Flooding System . CO2 released from the bottle itself extinguishes fire inside the room.

Therefore it is necessary to operate CO2 fire extinguishers in up right position. Since these pipes are pressure tested to 190 bar only.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ There is a relief valve fitted in the manifold of CO2 flooding system. The space should be located no more than one deck below the open deck.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 6 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. its pressure also increases to dangerous levels. Access to these spaces should be possible from the open deck. CO2 evaporates from the surface while discharge taking latent heat of vaporization and remaining liquid CO2 will freeze inside and hence failure of CO2 discharge. Set pressure of relief valve is about 180 bar. Again. In CO2 flooding system. if the non return valve between bottle and manifold is damaged. a siphon tube or dip tube is necessary inside bottle. Spaces situated below the deck should be directly accessible by a stairway or ladder from the open deck. a relief valve is necessary in the manifold. carbon dioxide bottles are placed in a separate room called CO2 room. The requirements for location. If the pressure of fluid in a pipe line increases beyond the designed working pressure. 01-07-2016 13:39 . In the case of CO2 flooding system. set pressure varies with the system design and regulations. These spaces should not be located in front of the forward collision bulkhead. there must be a pressure relief mechanism for bringing down the pressure to safe guard the system. 2. As CO2 takes temperature from surroundings. Any pressure accumulate in the manifold may release other CO2 bottles which are intact. If dip tube in not provided. use and ventilation of CO2 storage spaces as per IMO are: Spaces for storage of cylinders or tanks for extinguishing gas should not be used for other purposes. Whether it is portable CO2 fire extinguisher or cylinder in CO2 flooding system. A relief valve is required for two purposes: 1. Such a situation arises when CO2 get released from the bottle and master valve is still closed. The function of dip tube is to deliver liquid carbon dioxide outside the bottle. Pressure of CO2 is 55 bar at 20 degree Celsius. The exhaust duct (suction) should be lead to the bottom of the space.CO2 Flooding System . Function of the relief valve is to release the CO2 pressure in the manifold to the atmosphere outside CO2 room. Spaces where entrance from the open deck is not provided or which are located below deck are to be fitted with mechanical ventilation. CO2 will accumulate in the manifold when it is released from the bottle and master valve is closed. accessibility.

56 NO. CASING SPACE Therefore required quantity of 45 kg CO2 cylinder for engine room = 109 Note: The air reservoir in engine room space is not included in the above calculation since the outlet of safety valve shall be led to atmosphere outside engine room. Distribution pipes to cargo spaces should not pass through engine room. 10. 5. 7. Safety procedures must be there against unauthorized use of the system.5 102 2 ENG ROOM SPACE EXCL.3 in a particular ship.CO2 Flooding System . 11. 3. 2. Diameter of associated pipe lines in the system should not be less than 20 mm. 12.56 m3/ kg Mixing ratio of CO2 based on the volume of protected spaces to be as follows: a) Gross volume of engine room space including casing = 35% a) Gross volume of engine room space excluding casing = 40% a) Gross volume of purifier room space = 40% Quantity of CO2 in kg = (GROSS VOLUME x MIXING RATIO) / 0. Permanent piping arrangements should be made. 4. Alarm must trigger well before operation of CO2 flooding system. Quantity of free carbon dioxide calculation at 0. Manifold. 6. Machinery space to be fitted with audio-visual alarm and ventilation blower trip. NAME OF SPACE GROSS MOLUME (M3) QUANTITY OF CO2 (KG) QUANTITY OF 45 KG CYLINDER 1 ENG ROOM SPACE 7324 4577. All stop valves to be checked every month to ensure their working and position. at least 50% of CO2 discharge to be carried out in 1 minute and at least 85% discharge in 2 minutes.14 109 3 PURIFIER ROOM 132 94.2 3 INCL. Discharge requirement is. 1. distribution piping to be pressure tested. See Pressure Testing of CO2 Flooding System below. Copper and flexible pipes are allowed between CO2 cylinder and common manifold. 13.) 35% of the gross volume of machinery space including engine casings for vessels GT < 20000. All control valves to be tested annually. Pipe Section Area Material Test 01-07-2016 13:39 . The CO2 flooding system installation to be checked monthly for any leakages. 1. 2.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 7 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. 2. 8.) 40% of the gross volume of machinery space excluding engine casings.) 30% of the gross volume of the largest protected cargo space.2.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ Such spaces should be ventilated with at least 6 air changes per hour. Total amount of CO2 cylinders depends on the highest gross volume out of above 1. Capacity of CO2 in the system to be. CASING 6856 4897. 9.

1+2+ The servo cylinders and any remote controlled stop valves to be tested by opening one pilot cylinder. The on board maintenance plan should be included in the ship’s safety management system and should be based on the system manufacturer’s recommendations. 1+ Verify CO2 contents by mechanical advantage lever. Alarms.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ Low Pressure Section Branch Pipe to Galvanized Seamless 7 Bar Air Blowing Test Medium Pressure Master Valve to Main Galvanized Seamless 80 Bar Pressure Test High Pressure Section CO2 Cylinder to Galvanized Seamless 190 Bar Pressure Test Pilot Control Line Control Lines Copper Tube 58 Bar Pressure Test Section Nozzles Pipe Branches Master Valve Manganese Steel Manganese Steel Manganese Steel Fixed carbon dioxide fire extinguishing systems should be kept in good working order and readily available for immediate use. Quick closing valves.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 8 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. Blow through the system with 6-7 bar air with plastic air bags at the nozzle ends. 1+2+5+ CO2 bottles to be inspected internally. 01-07-2016 13:39 . The main CO2 bottles must be uncoupled for this purpose. Equipment for measuring CO2 content must be available on board ships. Siphon tube or dip tube to be checked. Section of CO2 which can be shut off must be tested with air at 25 bar. Ventilation fan trips to be tested. Machinery trips. these tests to be carried out every 5 years thereafter. Door alarm. pipe lines to be checked. Flaps. ultrasonic liquid level measurement or radioactive liquid level measurement. Maintenance and inspections should be carried out in accordance with the ship’s maintenance plan having due regard to ensuring the reliability of the system.CO2 Flooding System . Cylinders to be pressure tested at 250 bar. those cylinders to be discarded. Spring loaded relief valves to be checked and pressure tested at 180 bar. Skylights. A maximum reduction of 5% in CO2 content may be allowed provided total CO2 quantity on board is not less than the required amount. General inspection of the installation. Checking of HP alarms which operate with gas pressure. If permanent change in volume is observed. After 20 years of installation of CO2 flooding system.

etc. 1. 2. fuel oil pumps to be operated. 9. All machinery in engine room to be stopped. Click on the diagram to enlarge. then follow emergency releasing procedure. pump room. Make sure emergency generator is running and on load.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 9 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. used only when all else has failed. 13. Emergency stops for lube oil pumps. fire flaps. Audio visual alarms will sound and ventilation blower trips will activate. In the CO2 release cabinet. effective smothering did not occur due to improper sealing of engine room and fire remained unextinguished. Now the system pressure can be checked from the pressure gauge on the manifold. Proper sealing of the engine room is essential for effective extinction of fire.CO2 Flooding System . Co2 will be released after 60-90 seconds of time delay. 15. If total CO2 flooding of engine room is to be done. Quick closing valves to be closed. There were incidents like CO2 is released. depending upon the situation and as per the company policy. Service chart sample used by marine engineers for CO2 flooding system on ships is shown below. 16. purifier room. vent flaps.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ 1+5+ Pressure test HP pipes. Using local CO2 release cabinet is preferred. To obtain a total flooding of engine room. at 190 bar (hydraulic). Break the glass and take out key for CO2 release cabinet from key box. 3. about 35% by volume of CO2 is required in 2 minutes. open pilot cylinder valve first. 17. 4. Master will take decision. If CO2 is not released. master will consult with chief engineer. 10. stop valves to engine room. Open master valve manually and open each CO2 main bottle by manual actuation lever. Then open valve 2 for CO2 releasing mechanism. to be closed. 14. Muster and take head count. 12. skylights. 7. Power is required for running emergency fire pump for boundary cooling. Ensure proper sealing of the engine room. Now open valve 1 for master valve first. lines to be blown through by dry air. 01-07-2016 13:39 . hatches. blower flaps. 11. 6. medium pressure pipes at 80 bar (hydraulic) and low pressure pipes at 7 bar air. After hydraulic pressure testing. CO2 must be released by competent engineer. 5. All access doors. 8. CO2 flooding is the final course of action. Open the release cabinet. Ensure all personnel vacated engine room. Nearest coast guard to be informed as soon as possible.

Provided with safety disc. 1. Back up team or support team to be ready in case any difficulties happens in side. When Co2 is released there will be a loud noise of gas escaping to the protected space. An attendant should be instructed to remain at the entrance of the engine room. because CO2 is heavier than air and leakage CO2 can accumulate on the CO2 room floor. At this CO2 concentration human life cannot be supported. CO2 has very little cooling effect. CO2 bottles can be felt cold after releasing. 4. Fan control switch is fitted outside the CO2 room. Entry to be carried out by trained personnel wearing breathing apparatus. the personnel in the space should leave immediately. at the entrance. bursts at a pressure of 175 to 195 bar. if any. 3. how to make sure that CO2 is actually released after the operation of CO2 flooding system. The first question is. other wise fire may break out again due to explosion of combustible gases. It is made by motor driven exhaust blower or fan. Keep the boundary cooling running to reduce the temperature of the engine room. Ventilation of engine room should not be started until it has been definitely established that the fire has been extinguished completely. Visual inspection of the operation of. 11. 1. 01-07-2016 13:39 . 7. Can be discharged individually. Quick release or total flooding cylinders are arranged that 85% of the capacity can be released within 2 minutes. 10. 67 liters capacity. Typically it takes about 15-20 seconds after release of CO2 before the concentration in engine room reaches a dangerous level. 8. 12. After CO2 flooding system is operated efficiently. But before engine room entry is made or space ventilated. which suction is drown from CO2 room floor. each charged with 45 kg liquid CO2 under pressure of 55 bar. In the event of ventilation system fails. Manual release mechanism for individual release. Nearest coast guard can be contacted for getting assistance for the same. entrances and exits shall be always kept clear. 5. 4. Steel cylinder. engine room fire will extinguish by smothering action. pressure operated cylinder valves also can be carried out. 2. the attendant is not supposed to enter inside before the help has arrived. 5.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ This will reduce the oxygen content of the air in engine room to less than 15% to extinguish the fire.CO2 Flooding System . To remove the leakage CO2 from the CO2 room. In case any emergency occur to the team inside engine room. In order to allow persons to get away quickly and safely in case of fire. 2. 3. An agreed and tested system of communication to be established between attendant and team inside engine room. Even after fire has been extinguished completely. 6. Engine room to be sufficiently ventilated before entering. So there is a danger of re-ignition of fire when engine room is ventilated immediately. CO2 gas is heavier than air and does not support to human life (Suffocate). CO2 room must be well ventilated before entry CO2 room is situated outside the machinery space usually at main deck and it must be a separate compartment. 9.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 10 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. it is recommended to obtain expert advice from shore. never bring bare flame such as candle light or lighted cigarette into the burnt room. which will take several hours.

1. 4. Remote and manual operation possible. Check operating wire condition.CO2 Flooding System . No protection of personal 10. Static electricity induced 4. 2. 9. 6. etc.) 7. Recharge if 5 % loss. 1. Check exhaust fan / ventilation.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 11 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. Less cooling effect 3. After ensuring no person left in cargo space. 5. Check CO2 alarms. are normally closed to CO2 line and the blower sucks air from the holds through smoke detector will be closed and CO2 can be discharged to the required cargo hold.56 cubic meter gas. operate 3 way valve for the concerned hold and manually open required CO2 bottles. Bursting disc fitted. 8. Check emergency light and all other lights. The liquid when released produces about 450 times its original liquid volume in the gas form. 3. 10. All bottles stamped at 52 bar pressure. if > 10 years internal and external examination required. Check all bottles overall condition.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ 6. Non return discharge valves after CO2 bottles. 2. 3. 7. Relief valves at manifold. Possibility of thermal shock 9. Total evacuation required 8. Hydraulically tested to 228 bar. fire damper. The three way valves. the visual and audible smoke detecting cabinet (with smoke detectors) is located in the CO2 room and two exhaust fans are installed in the water tight galvanized steel box on top of it. 8. Level tested (by radio active level indication). “One off” no reserve 7. Expands 450 times its volume in liquid to produce gas. CO2 is heavier than air 2. operates at 177~ 193 bar at 63 °C 3. Safety bursting disc at each CO2 bottle. This operation must be done by master’s order. Store in temperature less than 55 °C 4. Clamped against movement and vibration(by wooden plank). 9. Master valve with alarm switch. and hatch cover). pump room. valves etc. 1. 2. clamps. under the smoke detecting cabinet. To be effective in smothering a fire the total carbon dioxide gas to be obtained at least 30% of the gross volume of the largest room of the ship and the total flooding system must release to obtain 40% of the gross volume of the machinery space and held until the fire is out. seal off the cargo space (closing of ventilation fan. Stop valve and pull handle are in lock release cabinet and alarm switch. Same manifold for different groups (engine room. In the case of CO2 flooding system for cargo holds. One kg of liquid CO2 can produce 0. Leakage detecting pressure switch on manifold. Remote detector fitted at the CO2 room can detect smoke on concerned cargo space. 01-07-2016 13:39 . 1. Heavily asphyxiating (suffocating) 5. Ineffective if > 10 ~ 12 minutes 6. 5.

org/en/OurWork/Circulars http://www. Inspection to be recorded in log book and Saturday safety routine book. 7. Alarms etc.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ 6. Bursting disc Each bottle has a combined bursting disc. so that leakage of one cylinder cannot effect other cylinder. Any accumulated CO2 from leakage at the bottom can be exhausted to atmosphere.imo. Emergency lights. General inspection on Instructions. References http://www. 1.dgshipping. Check CO2 weight every 2 years 2. which will rupture spontaneously at a pressure of 177 bar at 63°C Pressure gauge and pressure alarm in the mainfold Reasons explained above. Blow through the lines 4.in/Content/DGSCirculars. Ventilation.gov.CO2 Flooding System . Check valve Fitted on connection pipe between each cylinder discharge valve and manifold. 8. Check the operating instructions.aspx 01-07-2016 13:39 . CO2 room key should be in position.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 12 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. Exhaust fan and suction duct Provided at the bottom of the CO2 room. Testing of cylinder at 228 bars 3. Key. Relief valve Reason explained above “Why Relief Valve is Required ?” section.

requirements of co2 flooding system.CO2 Flooding System . 2016 at 6:05 pm said: good explanation…. 2014 Fire Main System Onboard ships for Fire Fighting Posted in: Fire Fighting. 2015 Testing of Water Mist Fire Fighting System onboard Ships http://marineengineeringonline. 2014 Portable Water Fire Extinguisher March 31. 2015 Safety Devices in Air Compressors on Ships October 31. Pressure Operated Cylinder Valve.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 13 of 15 October 14. Reply↓ Krishnaprasad 01-07-2016 13:39 . time delay unit. co2 flooding system. head assembly. Reply↓ Rathore Mariner on December 29. maintenance of co2 flooding system. leakage monitor. 2015 Maintenance of Water Mist Fire Fighting System Classification of May 1. pressure gauge.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ April 22. Purpose of Dip Tube in CO2 Extinguisher. total flooding system. service chart on ships. electrical time delay unit. pressure testing of co2 flooding system. 2015 at 7:05 pm said: Very informative and so perfectly explained. co2 release mechanism. requirements of co2 room. why time delay unit Dinesh kumar on December 17. 2015 Regulations on Emergency Fire Pump – Marine Engineering October 30. MEO Examination Study Materials | Tagged: after releasing co2. safety precautions on releasing co2. bursting disc. 2015 November 1. 2015 May 1. calculation of co2 required. 2014 Sprinkler System – Marine Fire – Fire Fighting on Ships MEO Oral Automatic Water Extinguishers Engineering Examination Questions on Fire April 23. 2015 at 11:09 am said: Very nice and well explained i read it and it is all most covered all doubt about co2 . Thank you Reply↓ vijay on January 7. regulations on co2 room. pressure switch. 2015 Water Mist Fire Fighting System May 1.

2016 at 12:45 am said: very nice explanation…. MSC. Thanks alot Reply↓ nicks on January 20. On ships built before year 2002 you may still find single release relaying pressure to the effect of release controls. Reply↓ ratheesh rasappan on February 6.com/co2-flooding-system-on-ships/ on January 19. Reply↓ Your email address will not be published. 2016 at 1:58 pm said: Thank you Reply↓ dinakaran on May 6. Thanks a lot. Required fields are marked * 01-07-2016 13:39 . 2016 at 8:39 pm said: Very beautifully explained. good work Reply↓ Michael on February 4.Fixed Fire Fighting on Ships 14 of 15 http://marineengineeringonline. 2016 at 5:42 pm said: Since 01 July 2010 by Res. Sequence 1-2 with positive means ensured for that. 2016 at 8:45 am said: superb Reply↓ Saravana on March 28.CO2 Flooding System .206(81) it is required that the two controls “shall be provided so they can only be operated in that order”. 2016 at 11:42 am said: superb. These arrangements are disputable for compliance with FSS as amended. 2016 at 10:15 am said: Its really usful for me to do class 4 exa. Thank u so much Reply↓ ALEX JOHN KOSHY on June 14.

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