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What is NFPA 484?
This standard applies to the production, processing, finishing, handling, recycling, storage, and use of all metals and alloys that are in a form that is capable of combustion or explosion, as well as to operations where metal or metal alloys are subjected to processing or finishing operations that produce combustible powder or dust.
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What does NFPA 484 address?
Coverage includes requirements for determining combustibility or explicability of a metal, metal, powder, or metal dust; determining dust explosion and flash-fire hazard areas; a performance-based design option; fire prevention, fire protection, and emergency response; and recycling facilities. Separate chapter focus on alkali metals, aluminum, magnesium, niobium, tantalum, titanium, and zirconium.Table Of Contents.
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