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November 15, 2016

Protecting Rack Storage of Group A Plastics

Roland Asp, CET

The storage of Group A plastic on racks is one of the most challenging fire situations that fire sprinklers can experience. These storage arrangements can promote a severe fire condition which may include a rapid spread of fire with a high rate of heat release.  Chapter 17 in NFPA 13 titled “Protection of Rack Storage of Plastic and Rubber Commodities” spells out the acceptable protection options for this extreme fire risk. Chapter 17 gives the layout technician many options including the use of Standard Spray Sprinklers (CMDA), Control Mode Specific Application sprinklers (CMSA), Early Suppression Fast Response sprinklers (ESFR) and in-rack sprinklers.


This presentation will outline the different acceptable protection criteria and options found in Chapter 17. A thorough understanding of the requirements of this chapter will help the layout technician to choose the most appropriate protection for this challenging storage arrangement.


December 20, 2016 

Inspecting Storage Occupancies

Jason Webb

Storage occupancies have long been segregated from other occupancy hazards for planning their protection scheme.  Once a system is in place, it is important that the system is inspected, maintained, and tested over its lifetime.  This lesson will review the nuances of inspecting storage occupancies in accordance with NFPA 25.
(WI# 18126  1.5 Hrs)



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