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nav822nav
Hi Experts,   What is the requirement of dike walls for large LPG storage vessels?   Please support your answer with a code.       Thank you, KNK
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litchfd
Are the any rules/regulations stating that you are not permitted to store items in the bottom of the flammable cabinet? (not on a bottom shelf, but the actual spill containment area bottom)
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chet.hand
NFPA51b requires combustible materials be at least 35' away from a Hot Work area, including a "Designated" Hot Work area. NFPA51b and NFPA30 don't specifically cover whether you can store a flammable chemical storage cabinet within that 35' radius and if that is a sufficient "cover" for the flammables in the cabinet. Does anyone have any insight… (Show more)
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mhphelps
Fire prevention during hot work. How close does a fire extinguisher need to be to the area in which you are welding, cutting.. etc...?   I have read through NFPA 51B,  and ANSI 249.1. Both documents state that there should be fire prevention equipment available, but it does not specify how close the proximity should be.   I work in a… (Show more)
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steve.simmons94583@gmail.com
Looking for information regarding combustible dusts that are produced from 3D printing.  These can include RAD materials, as well as combustible metals that are used.
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sourabhchowdhuri
Hello,   In my mall project, the staircase enclosure is 2 hr. fire rated as per NFPA - 101. The staircase is constructed in well load "I" section structures from 10th level of multiple basement to ground level and still extended to retail level 11.  Is there any fire code to have a relevant respective fire rating for "I" section of staircase… (Show more)
awiley
9.4.1 NFPA 30 (2015 Ed.) does not regulate containers for IIIB liquids unless the building is considered protected storage, see the Annex A note. One possible interpretation is that if one wants to bring IIIB liquids into a sprinklered warehouse they would have to use approved containers, like listed nonmetallic IBCs, and ensure the sprinkler… (Show more)
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mielemaster
In the state of IL do pressure vessels (in this case air compressor receiver tanks) require registration and inspection by the office of the state fire marshal?   Thanks,
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nav822nav
Hi Everyone   The safety distances mentioned in NFPA 58 for LPG tanks storage is on basis of any calculations or it is as per some practical knowledge of some experts?  how can we calculate the distance of the explosion effect if there is one?   Please support your answer with some standard document but not so mandatory you can share your… (Show more)
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dkb.1990
This is with regards to a milk factory for which we are designing a fire fighting system. There are various packaging machines/conveyor belts in the factory which are of Stainless Steel make. Conveyors are made of stainless steel frames with plastic wear strips and plastic chains (low friction acetal). We have provided Fire protection system at… (Show more)
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