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High challenge: High-piled storage fire protection

Figure 1. Longitudinal and transverse flue spaces. Longitudinal spaces are those between racks at the left. Transverse flue spaces, on the right, exist between stored materials and the racks as one is facing them. These flue spaces should be maintained to allow vertical fire spread and enable fire control water to reach burning and nearby combustibles. IL certifications can be an important factor in processors’ efforts to protect human life, plant assets and business operations.


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