NFPA® 34 Standard for Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes Using Flammable or Combustible Liquids 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
1.6 Units and Formulas
1.7 Enforcement
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Location of Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes
4.1 Scope
4.2 Separation
4.3 Locations Below Grade
4.4 Access to Means of Egress
4.5 Locations in Other Occupancies
Chapter 5 Design and Construction of Dipping, Coating, and Printing Equipment and Systems
5.1 Scope
5.2 General Requirements
5.3 Height Above Floor
5.4 Overflow Prevention
5.5 Liquid Level
5.6 Overflow Pipes
5.7 Bottom Drains
5.8 Salvage Tanks
5.9 Conveyor Systems
5.10 Control of Liquid Temperature
Chapter 6 Electrical and Other Sources of Ignition
6.1 Scope
6.2 General
6.3 Electrical Area Classification Class I Locations
6.4 Areas Adjacent to Open Processes
6.5 Areas Adjacent to Enclosed Dipping and Coating Processes
6.6 Equipment and Containers in Ventilated Areas
6.7 Light Fixtures
6.8 Static Electric Discharges
Chapter 7 Ventilation
7.1 Scope
7.2 General
7.3 Performance Requirements
7.4 Make-Up Air
7.5 Routing of Exhaust Ducts
7.6 Recirculation of Exhaust
7.7 Materials of Construction
7.8 Support of Exhaust Ducts
7.9 Exhaust Duct Cross-Section
7.10 Exhaust Duct Access
7.11 Exhaust Fans and Drives
7.12 Drying Areas
Chapter 8 Storage, Handling, and Distribution of Flammable and Combustible Liquids
8.1 Scope
8.2 General
8.3 Storage in Process Areas
8.4 Transporting Liquids
8.5 Handling Liquids at Point of Final Use
8.6 Liquid Piping Systems
Chapter 9 Protection
9.1 Scope
9.2 General
9.3 Automatic Fire Protection Systems
9.4 Ventilation Systems
9.5 Notification and Interlocks
9.6 Automatic Fire Protection for Small Dipping Processes
9.7 Automatic Fire Protection for Enclosed Processes and Large Processes
9.8 Requirements for All Fire Protection Systems
9.9 Specific Requirements for Automatic Carbon Dioxide, Dry Chemical, and Clean Agent Systems
9.10 Specific Requirements for Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
9.11 Automatic Fire Protection for Printing Processes
9.12 Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter 10 Operations and Maintenance
10.1 Scope
10.2 General
10.3 Waste Containers
10.4 Inspection and Testing
10.5 Cleaning Operations
10.6 Combustible Dusts and Residues
10.7 Smoking
10.8 Hot Work
10.9 Solvent Distillation Units (Solvent Recyclers)
10.10 Solvent Recovery Systems
Chapter 11 Electrostatic Detearing Apparatus
11.1 Scope
11.2 General
11.3 Requirements for Electrical System and Components
11.4 Support of Workpieces
11.5 Manual Operations
11.6 Electrical Safety Requirements
11.7 Personnel Safety
11.8 Grounding Requirements
11.9 Signs
11.10 Drip Plates and Screens
Chapter 12 Training
12.1 General
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Fire Record
Annex C Illustrations of Suggested Methods of Protection
Annex D Informational References
Index