1998 NFPA 480 Standard
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  • Description

    NFPA 480 deals with fire and explosion hazards in magnesium foundries and processing plants, as well as the commercial storage of magnesium. Covers machining and fabrication, scrap handling, and storage.

  • Table of Contents
    Chapter 1 General
    Chapter 2 Location and Construction of Magnesium Powder Production Plants
    Chapter 3 Magnesium Mill and Foundry Operations
    Chapter 4 Machining, Finishing, and Fabrication of Magnesium
    Chapter 5 Magnesium Powder - Machinery and Operations
    Chapter 6 In-Plant Conveying of Magnesium Powder
    Chapter 7 Prevention of Fugitive Dust Accumulations
    Chapter 8 Storage of Magnesium Solids
    Chapter 9 Fire Prevention and Fire Protection
    Chapter 10 Referenced Publications
    Appendix A Explanatory Material
    Appendix B Supplementary Information on Magnesium
    Appendix C Explosibility of Magnesium Dust
    Appendix D Referenced Publications
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