Category: Storage
Dec
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Every day we touch something made from paper. The box we got our internet order in, the paper you put in the printer, the carton your cereal is in and so many other items. Paper…

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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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Jul
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You might have heard someone mention flue spaces for rack storage, and wondered what flue spaces are and why they are needed. Flue spaces are clear lines of sight from the floor up to the…

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Feb
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There are several factors that go into determining sprinkler system adequacy. The main steps are to determine what is being stored, the storage arrangement present, and the distance between this storage and sprinkler protection. The…

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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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Oct
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In our discussion of Ammonia refrigerated warehouses, we should begin with an understanding of what we are dealing with. ANSI/ASHRE-15 classifies Ammonia as a Group 2 Refrigerant – prominently a toxicity hazard. Your main concern…

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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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