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Engine/Apu Fire Extinguisher B737.  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Posted (13 years 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4425 times:

The Engine/Apu Fire Extinguisher bottle contains Halon or is it Freon.
What is the latest Extinguishing medium used on the B737s.
regds
HAWK.


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User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 27
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4393 times:

Freon used on B737s

User currently offlineSabenapilot From Belgium, joined Feb 2000, 2714 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4389 times:

As far as I know it always used to be FREON.


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4379 times:

How about the APU firebottle is that freon too.
regds
HAWK.



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User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 27
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4375 times:

Yes...

User currently offlineB727 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 521 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4364 times:

Just so everyone knows, Halon is a form of Freon.


B727
glenn


User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 27
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4362 times:

B727
Do u just do fire Suppression or do you also do Fire Detection Systems??


User currently offlineUSAir737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4362 times:

Freon is used on our B737's.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (13 years 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4358 times:

B727.
Any Idea what Spec of Halon.
regds
HAWK.



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User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 27
Reply 9, posted (13 years 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4348 times:

Why...

User currently offlineCOboeing777 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 693 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (13 years 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4340 times:

should be Halon 1301..and like B727 said,halon is a form of freon, Freon 13 if I remember correctly.

User currently offlineDc10hound From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 463 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (13 years 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4335 times:

From AAL B737-678 AMM 26-21-00-010:

"The engine fire extinguisher bottles are spherical. Each bottle contains halon and nitrogen at a pressure of 800
PSI at a (ambient) temperture of 70F (21C)."



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (13 years 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4327 times:

That leads to another question.
Why are the Fire bottles Spherical.
Both the Engine & APU Fire bottles on the B737s are spherical.
And so is the Lavatory Fire extinguisher bottle spherical too.
What shape is the Fire bottle for the Bulk cargo compartments?.
Anyone.
regds
HAWK.



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User currently offlineB727 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 521 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (13 years 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4317 times:

Most aircraft are using Halon 1301 for the suppression systems. I do not work in these systems directly. I have worked on Ramp euipment such as De-icers which have a fire system. However I have seen these system first hand.

Thanks
B727
Glenn


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