As accredited service providers, the technicians at Fire System Services, aka Aviation Fire Systems Australia, are here to assist you with your Aviation Aircraft and Helicopter Fire Extinguisher Extinguisher Disposal requirements in Australia.
We operate and manage an approved aviation services workshop gas cylinder test station, number 720.
We are focusing and specialising in all aspects of Charter and Scheduled Aviation for Aircraft Planes, Helicopters fire extinguisher sales, service, refills and fire extinguisher disposal.
With more than 35 years of experience, we can help you with your needs for Aircraft Fire Extinguishers Disposal.
If you are currently in possession of an out-of-date expired Halotron hand-held fire extinguisher and not sure what to do.
Fire System Services is here to assist by providing a free no-charge service of Halotron disposal.
If you have a BCF Halon hand-held fire extinguisher and require it to be disposed of click here.
Fire extinguishers are classified as dangerous goods and can not be disposed of at your household chemical waste collection and/or curbside collection
If you have discharged your Halotron fire extinguisher we can organise a refill, or if you have expired Halotron fire extinguishers we can reclaim the Halotron agent into the discharge fire extinguisher.
Steel is one of the world’s most recycled products. This means that it is 100 percent recyclable. And, a fire extinguisher container, is made from steel.
Did you know that a 9kg fire extinguisher contains 3kg of steel when empty? If you recycle fire extinguishers, know that you exhaust less energy and raw materials. Creating steel from recycled materials uses 75 percent less energy than creating it from raw, virgin materials.
Some scrap metal yards might accept extinguishers (if they are empty) but this is not usually the case.
Depending on its type and class, your extinguisher could be filled with harmful chemicals, so you should not empty it just to bring it to your scrap metal yard.
Water and CO2 extinguishers are not filled with environmentally harmful chemicals so they can be emptied into the environment, and once empty you can bring them to your scrap metal yard (if they accept it). We still recommend taking your equipment to a professional drop-off center or leaving it to be removed by a qualified technician.
DCP, Foam, and wet Chemical extinguishers are filled with environmentally harmful chemicals so they can not be emptied in the environment (they should only be used in case of a fire emergency), we recommend taking your equipment to a professional drop-off center or leaving it to be removed by a qualified technician.
Common household problems wastes, including fluorescent lights, smoke detectors, paint, gas bottles, fire extinguishers, batteries, and oils, can now be taken to your local Community Recycling Centre throughout the year. If there is no recycling center in your area, you can take these items and others to a Chemical CleanOut event.
Please check this website to dispose of or recycle your old Fire Extinguisher: https://recyclingnearyou.com.au/chemicals/
Fire Extinguisher Recycle & Disposal in Sydney, please click here
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Fire Extinguisher Recycle & Disposal in Adelaide, please click here
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You can also contact your local fire department and enquire if you can drop those off at the firehouse to dispose of them (only for expired but full or partially filled fire extinguishers). And you can contact your local council.
When your aircraft’s portable fire extinguisher has expired, Fire System Services aka Aviation Fire Systems Australias can conduct an overhaul, Retest, and Refill.
Our turnaround time is under a week, Saving the company on “AOG” Aircraft On Ground, lost time and dollars.
A well-equipped workshop with over 300 square meters of floor space, The workshop can perform various tasks, including non-destructive testing on numerous aircraft fuselage components, fixed-wing & rotary-wing, and associated equipment.
The facility has been certified by CASA for Aviation Services as a CAR-30 for Charter Aviation.
Our Services Overview to the Aviation Community within Australia.