In which of the following scenarios is neither explosion protection nor suppression system required?
a. Flammable paint warehouse mixing rooms where open transfer of paint occurs
b. Dust ventilator equipment where the dust density can be above its lower flammability limit
c. Mechanical room where service equipment is subject to explosion
d. All of the above require either explosion protection or suppression systems
Solution | Posted 10/05/20
d. All of the above require explosion protection or explosion suppression systems, as each scenario is considered equipment or an area where hazardous processes or storage can introduce explosion potential. NFPA 101-2018 Section 8.7.2 establishes the requirement.
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