When: Sanctioning bodies vary on fire bottle recertifications. We can recertify up to the 6 year shelf life of the bottle.
- Call 405-632-2022 so that we can advise you on proper shipping methods of fire bottles.
- Ship your fire bottle to – ATTN: SFI Recertification Stroud Safety Kentucky 157 Airport Rd. Murray, KY 42071
- Stroud will check the bottle for pressure and make sure it is functioning properly.
- If it is not we fix whatever is causing it to not hold pressure.
- Stroud will inspect the head to make sure it is still functioning properly and replace any minor parts.
- We weigh your bottle and make sure it has the appropriate weight required. If it needs more FE-36, we add more for $40 per lb.
- Add updated stickers and labels.
- $30 covers inspection and recertification only. Any additional filling or replacing of components will be billed accordingly.
- A hazmat fee of $35 must be applied to shipping expenses back to you.
- Refills are $40 per lb.
Q. How can I find the date of the bottle?
A. It’s stamped on the neck of the bottle.
Q. How much should my bottle weigh when properly filled?
A. A 10 pound bottle should weigh 14.8 lb minimum and a 5 pound bottle should weigh 8.6 lb minimum.
Q. Are all bottles refillable?
A. No. Check the white label on your fire bottle to see if it is refillable. Non-refillable bottles cannot be recertified. Please do not send them in.
Q. What do I do if the needle is reading outside the “green” on the bottles gauge?
A. Make certain that it sits upright in a warm place for a full week and check it again. If it is still outside the green on the gauge it likely needs inspection and repair. Send it to us.
Q. What do I do if I accidentally discharged my fire bottle?
A. Send it in for a refill. Refills are $40 per lb.
Q. What is the best method for shipping a fire bottle back to Stroud?
A. Call us. We can advise you on the easiest shipping method.