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Engine/Apu Fire Extinguisher B737.  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4674 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: 26
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4643 times:

Freon used on B737s

User currently offlineSabenapilot From Belgium, joined Feb 2000, 2724 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4639 times:

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


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4629 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: 26
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4625 times:

Yes...

User currently offlineB727 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 522 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4614 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: 26
Reply 6, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4612 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 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4612 times:

Freon is used on our B737's.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4608 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: 26
Reply 9, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4598 times:

Why...

User currently offlineCOboeing777 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 693 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4590 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 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4585 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, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4577 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, 522 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 4567 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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