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> On Feb 14, 2018 at 10:50 AM,  <Matt Grise (mailto:m...@afpsprink.com)>  wrote:
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>  I think that NFPA 30 hits on general sprinkler protection. It has been a 
> while since I was in that book, but I seem to recall that OH2 is about right. 
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> Matt 
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> From: Sprinklerforum [mailto:sprinklerforum-boun...@lists.firesprinkler.org] 
> On Behalf Of Reed A. Roisum, SET 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:39 AM 
> To: sprinklerforum@lists.firesprinkler.org 
> Subject: Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage 
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> IFC 2012 Table 5003.1.1 gives the maximum allowable quantities of flammable 
> and combustible liquids per control area. If the liquids are stored in 
> approved cabinets you can increase the volume by 100%. 
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> I am trying to determine the proper sprinkler design for areas that contain 
> flammable and combustible liquids that are stored in approved cabinets. NFPA 
> 13, 2010 edition states that occupancies with moderate to substantial amounts 
> of flammable or combustible liquids shall be designed to Extra Hazard Group 2 
> (5.4.2). However, I am confident that because the liquids are in cabinets 
> that this space would not be designed to EH2, but I can't find any verbiage 
> that explicitly says so. I believe Ordinary Hazard Group 2 is adequate but I 
> need to document from the codes and standards my reasoning. 
>
> Can anyone point me to a code or standard section that states that if 
> flammable or combustible liquids are stored in approved cabinets that you 
> basically don't have to account for their presence?...at least I believe that 
> is the intent so please correct me if I am wrong. 
>
> Thank you. 
>
> Reed Roisum 
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