• Loading bulk containers inside of buildings?

    Good afternoon,    I've read through NFPA 30 looking for guidance on loading of liquid bulk containers inside of buildings.  NFPA 30 chapter 28.4.1 states that loading facilities for Class I liqui...
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  • Commercial Propane Leak Detection System

    We are looking for a Propane Leak Detection System to have installed in to our 18,000 SqFt warehouse. We have 40+ Fork Lifts that we store inside at night. We've only been able to locate stand alone plug-in units. T...
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  • Propane System Training and Certification?

    Hello, does anyone know if any training is required for technicians to work on gas pressure regulators that are attached to a propane line for residential use?  I have a pretty big generator at my home in PA (38 ...
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  • Fire protection of oil tanks

    Hello, customer is looking for inert gas based fire suppression system for protecting reservoirs full of petroleum. What kind of inert gas system in accordance with NFPA 2001 would you recommend pls? IG-01, IG-100, IG...
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  • Overriding Safeguards

    Per NFPA 79 9.2.4:   9.2.4 Overriding Safeguards. Where it is necessary to temporarily override one or more safeguards, a mode selection device or means capable of being secured (e.g., locked) in the desired mod...
  • Best practices / legislation for design of industrial fire fighting facility

    I am currently in the process of designing an industrial fire fighting facility. I am looking for best practices / codes / legislation that can be used to design such a facilities and let the burns happen in a safe an...
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    created by danfire
  • Storage requirements in underground hydroelectric generating plants

    We are researching technical guidance and best practice on the flammable liquid storage requirements in underground hydroelectric generating plants. In typical buildings, storage of flammable liquid is not p...
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  • Marking physcially rechargable extinguishers as "Non-Rechargable"

    A.3.4.2 : Some fire extinguishers that are physically rechargeable are marked “Nonrechargeable” and are therefore considered by this standard to be Nonrechargeable (nonrefillable) fire extinguishers. ? Do...
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  • 2112:2012 validity

    Hi Everyone,   Just wanna know if the 2112:2012 edition is still valid now that the 2018 edition has been published.   Thanks in advance!
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  • What is your opinion about: Safety Instrumented Fire & Gas Systems?

    Dear Sirs.- I would like your opinions about Fire and Gas Systems and Safety Instrumented Systems
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  • LPG PUMP ROOM REQUIREMENT FOR PUMPS INSTALLATION

    Hi  Good Morning,   I have a question regarding LPG pump room. Does the LPG Pump room require any shed or a building to install or they can be installed in an open atmosphere?     Please support ...
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  • What is preferred elevation of hydrogen gas transmission pipeline?

    A hydrogen gas transmission pipeline (~300 psi) will be constructed just outside my factory fenceline in China, along the plant entrance road .  Is it safer for this line to be installed underground or ...
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    created by daniel.lewis
  • Hot work on membrane roof

    How is it possible to install a membrane roof system that requires an open torch for the intallation process and be compliant with NFPA 51B 5.5.1.8 "Hot work shall not be attempted on a partition, wall, ceiling, or ro...
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  • NFPA 51B - Fire Watch / Welder

    Good Morning All,   I have a questions regarding NFPA 51B, does welder during the welding work can be also Fire Watch in accordance with NFPA 51B?? If there are two persons, that is obvious, but in case of one p...
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  • Use of Plated Aluminum Components with Methanol

    NFPA 86 Standard for Ovens and Furnaces states the following:   13.5.9.8 Use of aluminum or lead components, including solders that contain lead, or other incompatible materials in tanks, piping, valves, fitting...
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  • Dike Wall for LPG storage

    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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  • State of ILLINOIS pressure vessel registration and inspections

    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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  • Fire prevention during hot work. How close does a fire extinguisher need to be to the area in which you are welding, cutting.. etc...?

    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 t...
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  • Container for IIIB liquids in Warehouses

    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 ...
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  • Staircase - firerating of "I" section structure

    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 a...
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