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Document ID (ISN)58744
CIS number 92-1678
ISSN - Serial title 0743-8826 - Hazard Prevention
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Droste B.
Title Fire protection of LPG tanks with thin sublimation and intumescent coatings
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1991, Vol.27, No.3, p.18-24. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract The results of two full scale fire engulfment tests on a 3.6m3-Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) tank protected with a sublimation coating (THERMO-LAG 440) and on a 4.85m3-LPG tank protected with an intumescent coating (CHARTEK III) are presented. The tests have demonstrated a sufficient vessel safety during 90 minutes of full fire engulfment. Additional furnace tests on CHARTEK III-coated steel plates have been carried out to optimise the necessary coating thickness.
Descriptors (primary) fire retardant coatings; gas storage tanks; flame retardant treatment; pressure vessels; fire protection; liquefied petroleum gas
Descriptors (secondary) flammability testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels