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Storage tanks containing flammable liquids may also require secondary containment in accordance with NFPA 30 and possibly the spill prevention, control, and countermeasure SPCC regulations at 40 CFR Part and state or local regulations. I found it somehow a “chain” of faulty design that leads to it. Are you an Engineering professional?
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The NFPA58 demands that the safety valves will be internal, and in that case they need to empty to “Gas Free” the vessel for each repair. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.
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EPA issues advisory on safe design of LPG facilities
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. API also requires adequate spacing of equipment at natural gas processing plants, parameters not addressed in NFPA Just put in the Excess Flow valves. All piping, including flanges and flange bolting has to be rated for cryogenic temperatures.
Also, all the high-stress welds — first 2 90’s out from each anchor, all 90’s in expansion loops — should be MT’d – magnetic particle exam for OD cracking. The advisory lists the following additional standards or guidance documents that may be applicable to LPG installations, natural gas processing plants, wells, and associated equipment: Unless you are self-insured, ask your insurance company’s Risk Management person.
The Agency says that inspectors frequently determine compliance with the implementing requirements of the CAA’s RMP 40 CFR 68 by determining if facilities have been designed according to good engineering practices contained in applicable industry codes and standards.
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API Publication 2510A: Fire Protection Considerations for the Design and…
Can you please help on interpretation what is mandatory here according to USA regulation and is it possible that API excludes Excess flow valves from use? Close this window and log in. Interim Chemical Accident Prevention Advisory. Hi, I would ask any help on interpretation of the right applicable standard for design demands. It’s easy to join and it’s free. Your company needs to “declare” which spec you will be using. According to the advisory, the EPA has been informed and has verified through inspections that some installations have not been built according to the appropriate industry standards.
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Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. The need for cryogenic design on piping is quite interesting and logical.
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The answer will to install Excess Flow valves.