QUICK RELEASE SYSTEM STEERING COLUMN EXTINGUISHERS
THE QUICK RELEASE SYSTEM
the quick relaese system become compulsory at 01/01/2013 the steeringsystemmust include arapidunlockingaccordance with Article255.5.7.3.9
quick release system
THE STEERING COLUMN the steering columnisfeatured aretractable50mmdevicecrashorfrom a vehicleor Serialfree designora hubenergy absorber COMPLUSORY FROM 01/01/2012EN T1A
ARTICLE 7 EXTINGUISHERS
extract regulations ffsa
All cars must be equipped with at least two fire extinguishers, ie either:
- 2 hand fire extinguishers of 2 kg each minimum, in accordance with Article 7.1.
- 1 hand fire extinguisher 2 kg and a system installed in accordance with Article 7.2.
validity is 2 years extinguishers
7.1. EXTINGUISHERS MANUALS
7.1.1. All cars must be equipped with at least one fire extinguisher 2 kg (2 extinguishers if not embedded system).
7.1.2.Extinguishing agentsallowed Authorizedextinguishing agents:AFFF,FXG-TEC,Viro3,powder orany otherapprovedagentby the FIA
7.1.3.Minimum amountof extinguishing agent AFFF:2.4liters Viro3:2.0kg FXG-TEC:2.0 kg Zero3602.0 kg Powder:2.0kg
7.1.4.Allextinguishers mustbepressurized according tothe contentsas follows: AFFF:in accordance with themanufacturer's instructions. FXG-TECandViro3:according to manufacturer'sinstructions Zero360:according to manufacturer'sinstructions Powder: 8bar minimum, 13.5bar maximum. Moreover, inthe case ofAFFF,the extinguishersmust be equippedwith a system forchecking thepressure of the contents.
7.1.5. The following information must be visible on each extinguisher:
type of extinguishant,
weight or volume of the extinguishant,
date the extinguisher: up to two years after the date of filling or after the last check
7.1.6. all extinguisher must be adequately protected. Their mountings must be able to withstand a deceleration of 25 g.furthermore only the quick release metal fastenings and metal straps (2) will be accepted. Anti?torpedo tabs are mandatory for 2017
7.1.7. Fire extinguishers must be easily accessible to the pilot and co-pilot.
7.2. SYSTEMS INSTALLED
These systems are highly recommended for cars T1A.
7.2.1. Each car must be equipped with a sprinkler system contained in the technical list n ° 16: "Extinguishing Systems homologated by the FIA." Either in thetechnical listNo.52(recommended)"extinguishing systemsmeet the standardFIA8865-2015."The system must beused in accordance withmanufacturer instructionsandlistsTechniquesNo. 16and No.52.
7.2.2. Each extinguisher must be adequately protected and must be located in the cockpit. In any case, its mountings must be able to withstand a deceleration of 25 g. Anti?torpedo tabs are mandatory for 2017
Thematerialof the fastening systemmust be able tobe usedinthe temperature range-15 ° C to+ 80 ° C.
All extinguishing system must withstand fire.
Metal pipes are required, plastic pipes are prohibited.
7.2.3. Driver seated normally with his seat belts fastened and the steering wheel in place, must be able to trigger all extinguishers manually.
In addition, an external trigger must be located near the switch circuit breaker, not combined with it.
It must be marked with the letter "E" in red inside a white circle with a red border, with a minimum diameter of 10 cm.
7.2.4. The system must operate in all positions.
7.2.5. extinguishers nozzles must be suitable for the extinguishant and be installed so as not to be directly pointed in the direction of the occupants' heads.