• How to size the Explosion Reliving Device for Starch Siloes

    Hi, I would like to know the requirements and equations I need to use based on NFPA codes, to : 1) Size the Explosion relieving Devise , i.e., Explosion Panel or Explosion Hatch for Starch Siloes used in Pulp& Pap...
    reza.sabet
    created by reza.sabet
  • Fire load and  Hazard Category of an occupancy/Industry

    Kindly clarify exact relation between Fire load and Hazard category of  an occupancy/Industry (Light/Ordinary/High) in perspective of designing fire protection system of an industry.....      
  • Help needed in research of an eco-friendly extinguishing agent.

    Hello dear community!   I've come here in a quest to at least lay the basis of a future research on the topic of eco-friendly firefighting foams. As you all know the typical types of firefighting foams are ...
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  • What are the Fire Extinguisher requirements for diesel tank farms?

    What are the Fire Extinguisher requirements for diesel tank farms? Just every 75 feet? 20 pounders?
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  • Recommendations for separation distances between outdoor transformer and buildings

    Hello Everybody,   One of our application transformer was located very close to control building. We are not able to keep required safety distance from transformer to the control building. So, we are looking...
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  • Can we calculate fire water requirements for a hydrocarbon well drilling site/rig site?

    Drilling rigs usually have their own fixed water spray system but how can we, as a client ensure that it is sufficiently designed? Secondly, is there a requirement of any additional firewater inventory to cool down th...
    mussarat7
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  • edible oil tanks

    Dear nfpa staff i have big storage tank with fixed roof for edible vegetable cooking oil , above ground tanks.20 numbers with the same diked area. as the oil is defined a liquid class 3B. does require a fire fight...
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  • How can calculate Header Pipe Dimension?

    Hi I have a question about collectors piping at spray system fire fighting.  actually, we have a collector at piping with many outlet of it and I want to understand about calculation of them please follow un...
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  • Residential Appliances in Business/Assembly Occupancy

    Can residential appliances like an electric range or wall oven be installed in a resident activity/craft kitchen of a building with a business or assembly occupancy without needing to meet NFPA 96 for Commercial ...
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  • Hazardous Areas

    I'm looking for a digital version of "Electrical Installations in Hazardous Areas" 3rd ed or later; Authors Schram/Beneditti/Earley. I have a hard copy, but with with all the remote work happening it's hard  to s...
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  • Subsurface Foam Injection

    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
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  • NFPA 850 "Outdoor Oil-Insulated Transformer Separation"

    Referring this clause "NFPA 850 5.1.4.3* Unless consideration of the factors in 5.1.4.2 indicates otherwise, it is recommended that any oil-insulated transformer containing 500 gal (1893 L) or more of oil be separated...
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  • Sulphur conveying system

    Hi I have been working in 1 project about conveying system for Sulphur in Sulphonation plant. I have been checking for some information about assessment due to combustible dust / flameable gas due to this work. I ...
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  • NFPA-33-18 exhaust fan operation during fire condition

    Hello, I have been selling and installing Industrial Spray  booths for quite sometime. it has always been that in the event of a fire condition either in  the booth or elsewhere in the building and the ...
    gnmager
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  • I am looking for up to date NFPA standards and training on UTV(side by side) operator training and policies

    In my organization we use side by side off road vehicles(UTVs) for all hazards response coverage during special events at city parks, venues, festivals, concerts, etc., in our urban areas.  We have zero trai...
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  • What is the maximum length a hose can be for dispencing a class II (Diesel Fuel)?

    What is the max length the hose can be from the tank to the nozzle? The 120 gallon AST is only used to fuel support vehicle (forklift) at a marina.   Fire Inspector Baker Orleans Fire Department
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  • Does attaching a snow plow to a 100LL aircraft refueler vehicle violate any fire regulation codes?

    I have this suspicion that attaching a snow plow to an aircraft refueler truck is not permitted, especially at a federally funded airport. It just sounds like a bad idea to put something that can create sparks on a ve...
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  • Air flow impact on heat detector and smoke detector

    For the conventional heat detector, is it OK to be used in the room where the HVAC air flow direction is downwards(from ceiling to floor), and air flow speed no higher than 0.5m/s. The hvac outlet is installed on ceil...
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  • How to protect beverages up to 50% in alcohol content in glass bottles ?

    Hi,   I am in the process of designing a sprinkler system for a comercial warehouse in Uruguay.   Analyzing the products to be stored I´ve noticed that some of them are alcoholic beverages containtin...
    ovicente
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  • Fire resistant cable

    In the clean agent release control system, is the fire resistant cable mandatory to be used, or fire proof cable can be OK when in steel conduit?
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