NFPA 1989 Compressed Air Testing
Why do so many fire departments rely on the AirCheck✓™ Lab?
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The AirCheck✓Kit™ is easy-to-use and designed to obtain an air sample that is representative of the air used to fill your SCBAs. You can use the kit to test your breathing air quality from your compressor or cascade system. We have two members on the Technical Committee on Respiratory Protection Equipment which is responsible for NFPA 1989. We have ensured that the AirCheck✓ Kit™ complies with NFPA 1989’s sampling and analytical requirements. We are intimately familiar with air testing and analysis — it’s our job! You can depend on us to aid you in securing the safety of your compressed breathing air supply.
Fire Industry Compressed Air Testing Specifications
Trace Analytics, LLC can test to a wide variety of specifications. Some example specs commonly used in the Fire industry are shown below:
SCBA Use - Selected Air Quality Specifications
|Air Quality Specification||THC||CO||CH4||CO2||H2O||DP, °F||O2||N2||OIL||ODOR|
|CGA Grade D (G-7.1-2011)||N/A||10||N/A||1000||67||-50||19.5-23.5||N/A||5||None/Slight|
|CGA Grade L (G-7.1-2011) (SCBA)||N/A||10||N/A||1000||24||-65||19.5-23.5||N/A||5||None/Slight|
|NFPA 1989-2013||25 (T)||5||N/A||1000||24||-65||19.5-23.5||75.0-81.0||2||Not Pronounced|
|OSHA 1910.134 Respiratory Protection - 2004 Cylinder||N/A||10||N/A||1000||67||-50||19.5-23.5||N/A||5||None/Slight|
|OSHA 1910.134 Respiratory Protection - 2004 SCBA||N/A||10||N/A||1000||67||-50||19.5-23.5||N/A||5||None/Slight|