NFPA 484: Standard for Combustible Metals, 2009 Edition
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Use the 2009 NFPA 484 for advanced fire and explosion safety around combustible metals!
Based on the latest research, testing, and fire experience, NFPA 484: Standard for Combustible Metals updates the safety requirements for any metal that is considered a combustible metal, including aluminum, lithium, magnesium, niobium, tantalum, titanium, and zirconium.
Everyone involved with facility fire safety or fire suppression needs this essential document, which was developed in response to combustible metal fires where water was used inappropriately. NFPA 484 also includes requirements for the production, processing, finishing, handling, storage and use of all metals and alloys that are in a form capable of combustion or explosion.
Significant revisions for 2009:
- First-time chapter addresses combustible metal recycling facilities
- New table with thresholds for specific combustible metals helps users determine the Standard's applicability, based on the amount of combustible metal present
- Revised table contains updates to recommended suppression agents for fires involving combustible metals
Annexes provide explanatory information about the unique burning characteristics of combustible metals. (Softbound, 123 pp., 2009)
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