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Foam Pourer Through Tank Roof

Foam Pourer Through Tank Roof

Foam Pourer Through Tank Roof

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Has anybody ever heard of a foam pourer being inserted through the roof of an API 650 built storage tank?

RE: Foam Pourer Through Tank Roof

No......I have never heard of a "foam pourer"..

But there is such a thing as a "foam chamber" used to direct foam distribution during a fire event.

http://www.firemain.com/docs/113.pdf

The "foam chamber" should be specified in the original tank design. This also means a fire protection study should be done at the time of storage tank specification and purchase....early in the project.

This is something that the MBAs frequently ignore...

My opinion only

-MJC

   

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