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Coffee Break Training: Hazardous Materials: Cryogenic Fluid Containers   [open pdf - 523KB]

This 'Coffee Break Training' document discusses the importance of containers that store cryogenic fluid. From the document: " As a result of the special conditions under which extremely cold cryogenic liquids must be stored, there are special construction requirements found in National Fire Protection Association 55, 'Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code.' Cryogenic fluid containers should be designed, fabricated, tested, marked (stamped) and maintained in accordance with one or more of the following requirements: [1] United States Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. [2] Transport Canada, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. [3] The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, 'Rules for Construction of Unfired Pressure Vessels.'"

Report Number:
Coffee Break Training - Fire Protection Series No. FP-2014-10
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Date:
2014-03-11
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Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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application/pdf
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