Standard: NFPA 290
STANDARD FOR FIRE TESTING OF PASSIVE PROTECTION MATERIALS FOR USE ON LP-GAS CONTAINERS
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The test described in this procedure shall be used to determine the fire resistance of passive fire protection (PFP) materials applied to the exterior of LP-Gas containers.
Purpose. This test is designed to evaluate the fire resistance of passive fire protection (PFP) materials in a torch fire environment created by the rupture of a nearby storage vessel.
This test procedure subjects an insulated steel plate, simulating an LP-Gas storage vessel, to a torch fire exposure for 50 minutes. After 20 minutes of the torch fire exposure, the insulated steel plate is subjected simultaneously to the torch fire exposure and a hose stream for 10 minutes.
|Organization:||National Fire Protection Association|
|Document Number:||nfpa 290|
|Change Type:||COMPLETE REVISION|
|Most Recent Revision:||YES|
|Document #||Change Type||Update Date||Revision||Status|
|NFPA 290||Change Type: STCH||Update Date: 2009-01-01||Revision: 09||Status: INAC|
|NFPA 290||Change Type:||Update Date: 2003-07-18||Revision: 09||Status: INAC|
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