Category: Plastics, Flammable Liquids, Flammable Gases, Aerosols, Combustible Dusts, Other
Dec
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Introduction The following article is written as a simple primer of VCE phenomenon and criteria. The intent is to discuss some basic concepts and terminology, while excluding highly technical and mathematical concepts. A Vapor Cloud…

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Jun
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You may be considering adding one or more tanks that contain ignitable (flammable and combustible) liquids at your facility. FM Global Data Sheet 7-88, Storage Tanks for Flammable Liquids, gives guidance on how these tanks…

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Mar
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Using flammable liquids presents some unique and difficult fire protection challenges. Depending on the specific material, there is the possibility of generating vapors which can easily ignite – or explode. As a general rule, it…

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Apr
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Aerosols are grouped into Levels 1, 2 and 3. Level 1 aerosols are predominately water-based (a good example is shaving cream) and their fire hazard is about the same as ordinary combustible goods in cartons.…

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May
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While they can be found in various occupancies including plastic injection molding, petroleum based hydraulic fluids are often used in metal working facilities. In most metal working operations, combustible loading is normally very low. The…

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Jan
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GE Plastics fire-resistant EXTREME pallet is the first and only pallet to exceed the fire performance requirements of both Factory Mutual and Underwriters Laboratories. It is the only pallet to offer the durability of plastic…

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