We have a project that has Class III liquids in Non-metallic IBC (Intermediate Bulk Containers).
NFPA 30 Tables 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 list storage requirements for Class III liquids in Nonmetallic IBCs. Stacked IBCs are limited to two-high (~8 feet), and in racks, only single and double row racks are allowed.
Under Section 12.8, these containers may be protected as "high storage of Class IV commodities" through NFPA 13, provided that the volume is limited to 13,750 gal (Class IIIB).
Does this mean that under NFPA 13, IBCs can be stacked up to 40-feet with 45-feet ceilings as per Table 23.3.1, or in multiple-row racks up to 40-feet high with 45-feet ceilings as per Table 23.5.1?
Or similar configurations as per Chapter 22 (CMSA)?
Provided the volume limit is not exceeded, of course.
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