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Is secondary containment required for tanks with a health hazard: 1, flammability: 0, and  Reactivity: 0?
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I am installing exhaust fans in an industrial plant that is C-I D-I. the  fans will replace passive ridge vents. Each fan will move +30K cfm. In the center of the opening below each fan is a sprinkler head. I have been instructed by the client that they don't want me to provide for FAS shutdown, Its my opinion that the FAS should have shutdown… (Show more)
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In section of NFPA 58, is the requirement for a 1500F melting point for the metal material only or also the material confined within the metal of a gasket. We are considering a spiral wound gasket for flanged joints, propane piping, the metal (stainless steel) meets the criteria, but the filler material may not (unless we change to a… (Show more)
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I’m looking at installing a new dust collection system to capture cast iron and steel dust from a blasting process. I’m trying to find out if I can vent the air back into the facility.  Can you help me with this? Thanks Brad
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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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In OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks, Table N-1 References the NFPA at the bottom of the table, with Reference #'s for NFPA 505, that I have not been able to find.  Can someone help redirect me to where I may be able to find this information? (See highlighted portion of attachment)
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We have a customer using Silane which is highly flammable.   Do you have any information on this Class I, Group ____(?) designation?   Silane seems to have multiple chemical names, all of which are not in the above classification of combustible materials guide.             Monosilane           Silican hydrate           Silican tetrohydrate… (Show more)
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We are researching technical guidance and best practice on the fire protection systems requirements that are being adopted in the sugar refinery industry in various countries related to the refining of raw sugar into white sugar. We are particularly interested in fire safety measures other than those related to dust explosions in NFPA 61, that may… (Show more)
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Hi Everyone, How to decided number of standby for fire water pumps and also how to decide drivers requirement of fire water pumps ? e.g. diesel or electrical driven   For example, fire water demand for plant is 1200 GPM. Hence I will select 3 number of working pump with capacity 400 GPM. Then I am assuming that at a time only one pump will be… (Show more)
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Hi all I am planning to put in a Fire water pump in an area where electricity is a bit too far. I intend to put in 2 diesel engine driven fw pumps. One will be standby for other. Both have their own engines. Is there any NFPA Standard which prohibits such a configuration cz of any reason?
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