Standard for Solvent Extraction Plants
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What is NFPA 36?
This standard provides design, construction, and operational requirements to mitigate fire and explosion hazards in plants involved in the extraction processing of animal and vegetable oils and fats using Class I flammable hydrocarbon liquids.
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What does NFPA 36 address?
Provisions cover general operational requirements; solvent unloading, storage and handling; preparation and meal finishing processes; extraction process; and extraction process equipment.
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