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mcp cover now compliant?
#1
whaddya reckon? this used to be a variation to stop false alarms. should i now remove the variation as mcps are supposed to have protective covers....


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#2
another photo to show the operation of the home made cover...


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#3
If they'd cut a section of clear acrylic plastic that's fine, but with that metal it would depend on the premises as some people would think it was blanked off and not go near it to find out it slides.
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#4
Use a felt pen slide to operate
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#5
BS 5839-1:2017 20.2 b) All MCPs should be fitted with a protective cover, which is moved to gain access to the frangible element.

errr it moves and its a protective cover err yes it complies but a label is really need
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#6
Does the protective cover itself have to have an approval
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(17-04-2019, 04:07 PM)Tilly Wrote: Does the protective cover itself have to have an approval

Nope as there is nothing to test them too
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#8
Next time i'll write on: slide to operate mcp!
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