1996 NFPA 8504 Standard
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    NFPA 8504: Standard on Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Boiler Operation contributes to the safe operation of boilers and the prevention of combustion hazards. It covers design; installation; operation; and maintenance of boilers and their fuel-burning, air supply, and combustion products removal systems. (PDF, Approx. 66 pp., 1996; 1993 PDF also available)

    This document was withdrawn in Fall 2000 and incorporated into NFPA 85: Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code.

  • Table of Contents (1996 Edition)

    NFPA 8504 Standard on Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Boiler Operation, 1996 Edition

    Chapter 1 Introduction
    Chapter 2 General
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    Chapter 4 Equipment Requirements
    Chapter 5 Furnace Pressure Excursion Prevention
    Chapter 6 Sequence of Operations
    Chapter 7 Sequence of Operations for Gas-Fired Warm-up Burners
    Chapter 8 Sequence of Operations for Oil-Fired Warm-up Burners
    Chapter 9 Interlock System
    Chapter 10 Alarm System
    Chapter 11 Referenced Publications
    Appendix A Explanatory Material
    Appendix B Guidelines for Determining the Minimum Permitted Temperature for Feeding a Fuel into a Fluidized Bed
    Appendix C Referenced Publications
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