NFPA® 51A Standard for Acetylene Cylinder Charging Plants 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
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 Plant Location, Arrangement, Construction, and Utilities
4.1 Location
4.2 Arrangement
4.3 Construction
4.4 Ventilation
4.5 Gas Detection System
4.6 Heating
4.7 Electrical Equipment
Chapter 5 Calcium Carbide
5.1 Drums and Containers
5.2 Storage Areas
5.3 Handling
Chapter 6 Acetylene Generators and Calcium Carbide Residue
6.1 Design
6.2 Installation
6.3 Venting of Generator
6.4 Operating Instructions
6.5 Calcium Carbide Residue Disposal
Chapter 7 Acetylene Gasholders and Low and Medium Pressure Purifiers and Driers
7.1 Location of Gasholder
7.2 Installation of Gasholder
7.3 Low and Medium Pressure Purifiers and Driers.
7.4 Drain Lines from Low and Medium Pressure Acetylene Systems
Chapter 8 Acetylene Compressors and High Pressure Driers
8.1 Installation
8.2 Compressor Design
Chapter 9 Acetylene Piping
9.1 General
9.2 Piping for Pressure Not Exceeding a Gauge Pressure of 15 psi (103 kPa)
9.3 Piping for Pressure Exceeding a Gauge Pressure of 15 psi (103 kPa)
9.4 Cylinder Charging Leads
Chapter 10 Acetylene Cylinder Charging Manifolds, Solvent Equipment, and Mobile Acetylene Trailer Systems
10.1 General.
10.2 Solvent Equipment
10.3 Charging Procedures
10.4 Cylinder Cooling Systems
10.5 Cylinder Storage
10.6 Mobile Acetylene Trailer Systems (MATS).
Chapter 11 Fire Prevention and Protection
11.1 Fire Prevention
11.2 Fire Protection
Chapter 12 General Provisions
12.1 Alloys
12.2 Equipment and Piping
12.3 Powered Industrial Trucks
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References
Index