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REC RC 32 Fire safety in spray painting processes (excluding automotive refinishing)

Publication Year

2001

Document Status

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Abstract

Concentrates on the key aspects of property protection in processes involving the spraying of paint and similar surface treatments using powders and flammable or highly flammable liquids, with subsequent stoving and curing. Many of these recommendations may apply equally to other coating processes such as dipping, roller or flow coating, and fluidised bed coating. Guidance is limited to ways in which the risks of fire and explosion initiation and spread may be reduced to a minimum.

Document History

Partially supersedes RC14 - Recommendations for spraying and other painting processes involving flammable liquids and powders.

Publisher Information

Loss Prevention Council

Formed from a merger of the Fire Offices Committee, the Fire Insurers Research and Testing Organisation and the Insurers Technical Bureau in 1984, the Loss Prevention Council (LPC) later went on to develop a certification body, the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB), itself taken over by BRE Certification in April 2000. Other LPC documents are now available from the Fire Protection Association.

FPA
Bastille Court
2 Paris Garden
London
SE1 8ND
UK

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