Reduce fire and explosion hazards for workers who spray volatile substances with NFPA 33.
Apply NFPA 33 and boost fire safety on the job with the latest rules for the construction of spray rooms and spray booths, along with their electrical systems, ventilation, fire protection systems, handling of flammable liquids, operations, and maintenance.
Revisions in the 2007 edition that improve fire prevention and fire protection include:
Clearer definition of what is and is not considered to be a spray area
Recognition of the NEC® zone system of classifying hazardous locations for Class II (dust/powder) locations
Allowance of fire retardant combustible construction materials for ductwork connected to powder coating spray booths
Better correlation with NFPA 30 rules concerning maximum quantities of flammable and combustible liquids
New rules for protection of spray area exhaust ducts
Guidance for designating some highly resistive work pieces as grounded, if they meet specified criteria
More definitive requirements for drying, curing, fusion apparatus used in limited finishing workstations
Don't take chances around flammable and combustible materials. Put industry best practices to work for you with the 2007 NFPA 33. (Softbound, 43 pp., 2007)