ASTM International - ASTM F1737-96(1999)
Standard Guide for Use of Oil Spill Dispersant Application Equipment During Spill Response: Boom and Nozzle Systems
|Publication Date:||10 October 1999|
|ICS Code (Special wastes):||13.030.30|
1.1 This guide covers the essential considerations for the maintenance, storage and use of oil spill dispersant application systems.
1.2 This guide is applicable to spray systems employing booms and nozzles and not to other systems such as fire monitors, sonic distributors, or fan-spray guns.
1.3 This guide is applicable to systems employed on ships or boats and helicopters or airplanes.
1.4 This guide is one of four related to dispersant application systems. Guide F 1413 covers design, Practice F 1460 covers calibration, Test Method F 1738 covers deposition, and Guide F 1737 covers the use of systems. Familiarity with all four standards is recommended.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.