FM Global has a data sheet dedicated to air separation processes if you want to see what they recommend. The data sheet is free to download from their website. It actually references the data sheet on compressors for the fire protection scheme and has a small piece on suggestions for external lubrication oil systems.
The SFPE Handbook and various vendors advise that subsurface injection of foam is not recommended for internal, floating roof tanks. Are there any studies or incidents that support this position? Thanks
Hello! In NFPA 59A is there a 50 ft distance requirement from sloped LNG trenches (underneath LNG piping) to closest source of ignition such as generators, Electrical MCC equipment or Thermal oxidizers? Could not find any direct interpretation for this but I was told that that might be an interpretation that some had. Are paths of travel for…(Show moreShow less)
Cubic Foot Rule Good morning, NFPA 654 2020, N 22.214.171.124.1.1 notes, where an explosion hazard exists, AMSs with a dirty side volume of 8 cubic feet or greater shall be located outside of buildings or adhere to N 9.7.1. We provide AMS with centrifugal separation, cartridge filters, and 4 hp blower. Under our horizontal centrifugal separator, the…(Show moreShow less)
I work for an HVAC service and installation company providing service on residential, light commercial and industrial equipment. We have acknowledged that our current uniforms are lacking in the correct level of protection for the employees, polyester and polyester blends. This choice of uniforms was done to provide some relief from the extreme…(Show moreShow less)
Is there a code reference that prevents the storage of cardboard, paper, etc. within flammable cabinets? I can only find the code that prevents storage of incompatible materials. Is there something more appropriate?
I saw a recent posting regarding flammable liquid storage cabinets that has the following statement. "Do not store anything on top of the cabinet." I believe that it is a good management practice not to store items on top of a cabinet however I not sure that it is a regulatory (OSHA, federal or states) or NFPA requirement. I recognize that there…