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NOTE - THE NOTED DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. THE DESIGNER IS TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD COMMENTS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.

 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.

ENTEGRIS
04405 ARROWSWEST DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
9/30/2013 FYIEntegris 4405 Arrowswest Dr. Interior Remodel 1ST FLOOR WAREHOUSE AREA, LABORATORY SYSTEMS: Sprinklers, alarms IBC 09 - 09 IFC - 11 PPRBC /Class: B / Const: II-B /Stories: 2 /Size: 4378 /OL: 45 (SCOPE) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Existing gases. Relocate (on 1st floor warehouse) compressed gases: N2, Compressed Air, Helium, Liquid Argon (cryo) . Scope: storage, use, relocate piping distribution system from warehouse to laboratory. No additional impact to other materials/chemicals on site. Review comments for your job at: www.springsgov.com - go to "City Agencies" (tab on the teal bar to get a drop box) - click on - "Fire Department" - (Using the links down the left side of the page), click on - "Web Guide." Once you're into the Web Guide, click on "Plan Review Status" This will also give you access to numerous other items that may assist you in your future project design work.
AttentionSCOPE OF WORK All gases are existing and no changes to existing amounts--RELOCATE STORAGE. RELOCATE ASSOCIATED PIPING DISTRIBUTION TO LABORATORY. No changes to other existing hazardous material storage & use at this facility EXISTING Compressed gases and cryogen Argon are relocated to existing warehouse first floor at new location. New location is NE corner of warehouse in a new cage/mesh secured room PLAN SHEETS A.1.1. P1.1 P2.1, P3.1. REDLINE COMMENTS ALSO
AttentionATTENTION ****** ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE 2009 BUILDING & VENTILATION (WAREHOUSE AREA FOR COMPRESSED GAS STORAGE (aka TANK FARM) Storage areas for containers shall be ventilated in accordance with the 2009 International Mechanical Code (IMC). This installation (RELOCATION) is for inert cryogenic gas - ARGON and inert asphyxiant compressed gases (N2, HE). All are considered an ASPHYXIANT GAS. The asphyxiation hazard is caused because they rapidly boil and convert from a liquid to a gas. Cryogens have exteremly low boiling points. When converting from a liquid to a gas, there is a great deal of expansion that displaces breathable air. *** Ventilation is critical for this indoor area because fluids cannot disperse and be removed as easily as outdoors. The IMC ventilation requirements are based on the use of the space. Ventilation shall be required in accordance with IMC 502.8 and 502.8.4. And, the IFC Chapter 27 addresses ventilation requirements in sections 2703.8 and 2705.2. **** Cryogenic fluids stored indoors shall be located in buildings, rooms or areas constructed in accordance with the IBC. Resubmit plans to PPRBD Plan Review Construction for review prior to hazardous materials re- review. SEE BELOW COMMENTS
AttentionSECTION 3007 COMPRESSED GASES NOT OTHERWISE REGULATED ATTENTION: FOR COMPRESSED GAS STORAGE (aka TANK FARM) *** VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS SEE ALSO COMMENTS FROM PPRBD MECHANICAL DEPT ON PLAN SHEET P2.1 ***** Compressed gases in storage or use not re-gulated by the material-specific provisions of Chapters 6, 31, 35 and 37 through 44, including asphyxiant, irritant and ra-dioactive gases, shall comply with this section in addition to other requirements of this chapter. *** Indoor storage and use areas and storage buildings shall be provided with mechanical exhaust ventila-tion or natural ventilation in accordance with the requirements of Section 2704.3 or 2705.1.9. When mechanical ventilation is provided, the systems shall be operational during such time as the building or space is occupied. Compressed Gas/Tank Farm notes state Open warehouse approx 825,500 cf and fully sprinklered. ***PLEASE COMPLY WITH THE ABOVE VENTILATION REQUIREMENT. PPRBD MECHANICAL DEPT SHALL REVIEW AND RELEASE FOR PERMIT THE VENTILATION COMPLIANCE. AT THIS TIME, MECH DEPT HAS NOT RELEASED FOR PERMIT THE VENTILATION REQUIREMENT AND NOTED ON PLAN SHEET P2.1 SEE VENTILATION REQUIREMENT BELOW COMMENT
AttentionIFC 2704.3 Ventilation. Indoor storage areas and storage buildings shall be provided with mechanical exhaust ventilation or natural ventilation where natural ventilation can be shown to be acceptable for the materials as stored. 2704.3.1 System requirements. Exhaust ventilation sys-tems shall comply with all of the following: 1. Installation shall be in accordance with the Interna-tional Mechanical Code. 2. Mechanical ventilation shall be at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot [0.00508 m3/(s o m2)] of floor area over the storage area. 3. Systems shall operate continuously unless alternative designs are approved. A manual shutoff control shall be provided outside of the room in a position adjacent to the access door to the room or in an approved location. The switch shall be a break-glass or other approved type and shall be labeled: VENTILATION SYSTEM EMERGENCY SHUTOFF. 4. Exhaust ventilation shall be designed to consider the density of the potential fumes or vapors released. For fumes or vapors that are heavier than air, exhaust shall be taken from a point within 12 inches (305 mm) of the floor. For fumes or vapors that are lighter than air, exhaust shall be taken from a point within 12 inches (305 mm) of the highest point of the room. 5. The location of both the exhaust and inlet air openings shall be designed to provide air movement across all portions of the floor or room to prevent the accumulation of vapors. 6. Exhaust air shall not be recirculated to occupied areas if the materials stored are capable of emitting hazardous vapors and contaminants have not been removed. Air contaminated with explosive or flammable vapors, fumes or dusts; flammable, highly toxic or toxic gases; or radioactive materials shall not be recirculated.
AttentionATTENTION DETECTION AND MONITORING RECOMMENDATION Detector/sensors with alarm systems should be installed in appropriate areas (WAREHOUSE STORAGE AND USE IN LABORATORY) to detect hazardous concentrations of these gases and/or oxygen levels, per manufacturers instructions. Operators and users should be trained to understand the proper installation and operation of the compressed gas systems and storage, as well as hazards and properties of these gases. Equipment shall be listed or approved.
FYITHE CHEMICAL INVENTORY, AS DECLARED, DOES NOT EXCEED THE ALLOWABLE THRESHOLDS FOR COMPRESSED GASES-SIMPLE ASPHYXIANT AND CRYOGEN (ARGON) INERT, AS DEFINED BY 2009 IFC TABLE 2703.1.1(1) AND/OR 2703.1.1(2). ARGON = one, micro bulk liquid cryogen, 4,460 cf HELIUM = 212 cf (one cyl) COMPRESED DRY AIR 2 CYL = 231.4 cf NITROGEN = 226 cf (one cyl) (Note: MAQs for Inert gases/cryogens are noted as not limited or not applicable) This building's occupancy is a B; no requirement for H occupancy based on the reported amounts, hazard classes and IFC 2003 MAQ tables. CONTROL AREAS, AS SHOWN ON THIS SUBMITTAL ARE AS FOLLOWS: *** THE ENTIRE BUILDING IS CONSIDERED ONE CONTROL AREA. This facility is enrolled in the annual operational Hazardous materials permit. UPDATE ALL FACILITY AND CHEMICAL LOCATIONS AND INVENTORIES. ** PLEASE SEE OUR NEW HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PERMIT PROGRAM WEBSITE TO ENTER ALL FACILITY AND CHEMICAL INVENTORY DATA AT: https://hammers.springsgov.com/ Contact CSFD DFM @ 385-5978 for questions. Annual inspection and fees are associated with this permit. Permit renews annually.
FYIARGON Pressure relief devices shall be sized in accordance with the specifications to which the container was fabricated. The relief device shall have sufficient capacity to prevent the maximum design pressure of the container or system from being exceeded. Pressure relief devices shall be located such that they are provided with ready access for inspection and repair. Pressure relief vent-piping systems shall be constructed and arranged so as to remain functional and direct the flow of gas to a safe location in accordance with IFC 2009 Sections 3203.3.1 and 3203.3.2. Pressure relief devices shall be arranged to discharge unobstructed to the open air in such a manner as to prevent impingement of escaping gas on personnel, containers, equipment and adjacent structures or to enter enclosed spaces.
AttentionTank Description: One, Argon (cryogenic) micro bulk 4,460 cf Contents: Liquid ARGON (CRYOGENIC) Type of containment: Unknown. Located: Interior; WITHIN METAL MESH/CAGE SECURED WAREHOUSE NE CORNER 1ST FLOOR Inert cryogenic = 4,460 scf **** DOES NOT exceed permit quantities @ = 60 gallons Indoors This facility is enrolled in the annual operational Hazardous materials permit. UPDATE ALL FACILITY AND CHEMICAL LOCATIONS AND INVENTORIES. ** PLEASE SEE OUR NEW PROGRAM WEBSITE TO ENTER ALL FACILITY AND CHEMICAL INVENTORY DATA AT: https://hammers.springsgov.com/ Contact CSFD DFM @ 385-5978 for questions. Annual inspection and fees are associated with this permit. Permit renews annually.
FYIARGON IFC 2009, as amended CHAPTER 32 Containers employed for storage or use of cryogenic fluids shall comply with Sections 3203.1.1 through 3203.1.3.2 and Chapter 27. The storage, use and/or dispensing of hazardous cryogenic liquids shall be in accordance with all applicable provisions of the 2009 International Fire Code including (but not limited to) Chapters 27, AND 32. INDOOR STORAGE OF STATIONARY CONTAINERS SHALL COMPLY WITH 2009 IFC 3203 AND 3204.2 Inert cryogenic fluids, including argon, helium and nitrogen, shall comply with CGA P-18. Cryogenic fluid systems shall be suitable for the use intended and designed by persons competent in such design. Equipment, machinery and processes shall be listed or approved.
FYIARGON Containers shall be provided with substantial concrete or masonry foundations, or structural steel supports on firm concrete or masonry foundations. Containers shall be supported to prevent the concentration of excessive loads on the supporting portion of the shell. Foundations for horizontal containers shall be constructed to accommodate expansion and contraction of the container. Foundations shall be provided to support the weight of vaporizers or heat exchangers. Portions of containers in contact with foundations or saddles shall be painted to protect against corrosion.
FYIARGON Remote transfer points and fill connection points shall not be positioned closer to exposures than the minimum distances required for stationary containers. Containers shall be placed on surfaces that are compatible with the fluid in the container. 3204.3.1.1.3 Containers of cryogenic fluids shall not be located within diked areas containing other hazardous materials. Stationary containers located in areas subject to flooding shall be securely anchored or elevated to prevent the containers from separating from foundations or supports. The area surrounding stationary containers shall be provided with a means to prevent accidental discharge of fluids from endangering personnel, containers, equipment and adjacent structures or to enter enclosed spaces. The stationary container shall not be placed where spilled or discharged fluids will be retained around the container.
FYIArgon is non-flammable and essentially chemically inert. Argon gas is colorless, odorless and non-flammable. It is non-toxic. The primary health hazard is asphyxiation by displacement of oxygen. Maintain oxygen levels above 19.5%. Contact with the liquid or cold gas can cause freezing of exposed tissue. NFPA = 3-0-0 SA CRY Liquid Argon is extremely cold and is under pressure. A complete hose failure can result in a large release of Argon and violent movement of the hose and associated equipment, which may cause severe injury or death. Special care must be taken when depressurizing and disconnecting hoses.
FYIShut-off valves shall be provided for all buildings at outside locations where they are readily accessible for shutting off the gas supply to the building in case of emergency. A shut-off valve at the gas supply shall also be provided. Shutoff valves shall be provided on all container connections except for pressure relief devices. Shutoff valves shall be provided with access there to and located as close as practical to the container. Shutoff valves shall be installed in piping containing cryogenic fluids where needed to limit the volume of liquid discharged in the event of piping or equipment failure. Pressure relief valves shall be installed where liquid is capable of being trapped between shut-off valves in the piping system. A shutoff valve shall be located at the source of supply and at the point where the system enters the building. **** EMERGENCY SHUT OFF VALVES Resbubmit with declaration and show EM shut off valves
FYIInert cryogenic containers shall be provided with pressure relief devices to ensure that the maximum deisgn pressure of the contianer is not exceeded.
ISIGNS LABELING Visible hazard identification signs in accordance with NFPA704 shall be provided ON THE ARGON cylinder AND entrances to buildings or areas in which compressed gases and cryogenic fluids are stored, handled or used. Stationary containers shall be identified with the manufacturing specification and maximum allowable working pressure with a permanent nameplate. The nameplate shall be installed on the container in an accessible location. The nameplate shall be marked in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code or DOTn 49 CFR Part 1. ** Container inlet and outlet connections, liquid-level limit controls, valves and pressure gauges shall be identified in accordance with one of the following: ** Marked with a permanent tag or label identifying their function ** Identified by a schematic drawing which portrays their function and designates whether they are connected to the vapor or liquid space of the container. Where a schematic drawing is provided, it shall be attached to the container and maintained in a legible condition. *** Emergency shutoff valves shall be identified and the location shall be clearly visible and indicated by means of a sign.
ISIGNS/MARKINGS/PLACARDS Marking. Cryogenic containers and systems shall be marked in accordance with Sections 3203.4.1 through 3203.4.6. Provide proper placarding / labeling for tank on both sides of tank as per NFPA 704. If applicable, provide placards for all doors leading to areas containing the tank. Visible hazard identification signs in accordance with NFPA704 shall be provided at entrances to buildings or areas in which cryogenic fluids are stored, handled or used. Stationary and portable containers shall be marked with the name of the gas contained. Stationary above-ground containers shall be placarded in accordance with IFC 2009 Sections 2703.5 and 2703.6. Stationary containers shall be identified with the manufacturing specification and maximum allowable working pressure with a permanent nameplate. The nameplate shall be installed on the container in an accessible location. The nameplate shall be marked in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code or DOTn 49 CFR Part 1. Container inlet and outlet connections, liquid-level limit controls, valves and pressure gauges shall be identified in accordance with oneof the following: marked with a permanent tag or label identifying their function, or identified by a schematic drawing which portrays their function and designates whether they are connected to the vapor or liquid space of the container. Where a schematic drawing is provided, it shall be attached to the container and maintained in a legible condition. Piping systems shall be identified in accordance with ANSI ASME A 13.1.
FYIPIPING SYSTEM LABELING Piping systems shall be marked in accordance with ASME A13.1. Markings used for piping systems shall consist of the content's name and include a direction-of-flow arrow. Markings shall be provided at each valve; at wall, floor or ceiling penetrations; at each change of direction; and at a minimum of every 20 feet (6096 mm) or fraction thereof throughout the piping run.
FYIWhen container foundations or supports are subject to exposure to temperatures below -150F (-101C), the foundations or supports shall be constructed of materials to withstand the low-temperature effects of cryogenic fluid spillage
FYIPRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES Pressure relief devices. Pressure relief devices shall be provided in accordance with Sections 3203.2.1 through 3203.2.7 to protect containers and systems containing cryogenic fluids from rupture in the event of overpressure. Pressure relief devices shall be designed in accordance with CGAS-1.1, CGA S-1.2 and CGA S-1.3. Containers shall be provided with pressure relief devices. Heat exchangers, vaporizers, insulation casings surrounding containers, vessels and coaxial piping systems in which liquefied cryogenic fluids could be trapped because of leakage from the primary container shall be provided with a pressure relief device. Pressure relief devices shall be sized in accordance with the specifications to which the container was fabricated. The relief device shall have sufficient capacity to prevent the maximum design pressure of the container or system from being exceeded. Pressure relief devices shall be located such that they are provided with ready access for inspection and repair. Pressure relief devices shall be arranged to discharge unobstructed to the open air in such a manner as to prevent impingement of escaping gas on personnel, containers, equipment and adjacent structures or to enter enclosed spaces. Exception: DOTn-specified containers with an internal volume of 2 cubic feet (0.057m3) or less. Shutoff valves shall not be installed between pressure relief devices and containers. Pressure-relief-device vent piping and drains in vent lines shall be arranged so that escaping gas will discharge unobstructed to the open air and not impinge on personnel, containers, equipment and adjacent structures or enter enclosed spaces. Pressure-relief-device vent lines shall be installed in such a manner to exclude or remove moisture and condensation and prevent malfunction of the pressure relief device because of freezing or ice accumulation.
FYIVaporizers for inert gases shall be anchored and its connecting piping shall be designed to allow for expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. Adequate provisions for drainage of melting ice are required.
FYICOMPRESSED GASES IFC 2009, CHAPTER 30 Portable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked in accordance with CGA C-7. Compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall not be placed near elevators, unprotected platform ledges or other areas where falling would result in compressed gas containers, cylinders or tanks being allowed to drop distances exceeding one-half the height of the container, cylinder or tank. Compressed gas con-tainers, cylinders and tanks, whether full or partially full, shall not be exposed to artificially created high tempera-tures exceeding 125F (52C) or subambient (low) temper-atures unless designed for use under the exposed condi-tions. Compressed gas containers, cy-linders, tanks and systems shall not be placed in areas where they are capable of being damaged by falling ob-jects. ** The relocated existing gas cylinders and argon are located on a steel rack, chain/strapped in upright positions, secured area.
FYICOMPRESSED GASES Areas used for the storage, use and handling of compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems shall be secured against unauthorized entry and safeguarded in an approved manner. Compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems which could be exposed to physical damage shall be protected. Guard posts or other approved means shall be provided to protect compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems indoors and outdoors from vehicular damage and shall comply with Section 312. Securing compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks. Compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be secured to prevent falling caused by contact, vibra-tion or seismic activity. Securing of compressed gas con-tainers, cylinders and tanks shall be by one of the following methods: 1. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks to a fixed object with one or more restraints. 2. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks on a cart or other mobile device designed for the movement of compressed gas containers, cylinders or tanks. 3. Nesting of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks at container filling or servicing facilities or in seller's warehouses not accessible to the public. Nesting shall be allowed provided the nested con-tainers, cylinders or tanks, if dislodged, do not ob-struct the required means of egress. 4. Securing of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks to or within a rack, framework, cabinet or similar assembly designed for such use. Exception: Compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks in the process of examination, filling, transport or servicing. Compressed gas container, cylinder and tank valves shall be protected from physical damage by means of protective caps, collars or similar devices in accor-dance with Sections 3003.6.1 and 3003.6.2.
FYIPIPING Joints on container piping and tubing shall be threaded, welded, silver brazed or flanged.
ApprovedCOMPRESSED GAS Portable or manifolded cylinders located inside of a building shall be stored in a well ventilated, dry location at least 20 feet (6.1 m) from combustible material and at least 10 feet (3m) from elevators, stairways, corridors, exits or in areas normally used, or intended to be used, as a means of egress.
FYIVALVES Valves and accessory equipment shall be suitable for the intended use at the temperatures of the application and shall be designed and constructed to withstand the maximum pressure at the minimum temperature to which they will be subjected. Shutoff valves shall be provided on all container connections except for pressure relief devices. Shutoff valves shall be provided with access thereto and located as close as practical to the container. Shutoff valves shall be installed in piping containing cryogenic fluids where needed to limit the volume of liquid discharged in the event of piping or equipment failure. Pressure relief valves shall be installed where liquid is capable of being trapped between shut-off valves in the piping system (see IFC Section 3203.2).
FYI{NRT-03} All piping systems or vessels in which liquefied inert gases may be trapped between closed valves shall be equipped with pressure relief devices. In cases where liquefied inert gas may be trapped in any valve cavity, means of venting shall be provided.
FYIEach inert gas system installed on consumer premises shall be inspected at least annually and maintained by a qualified representative of the equipment owner.
FYIPiping and manifold systems for inert gases shall be installed under the supervision of a qualified representative familiar with proper practices for their construction and use. Consultation with the gas suppliers is encouraged.
FYIPIPING Above-ground piping systems shall be supported and protected from physical damage. Piping passing through walls shall be protected from mechanical damage. Above-ground piping that is subject to corrosion because of exposure to corrosive atmospheres, shall be constructed of materials to resist the corrosive environment or otherwise protected against corrosion. Below-ground piping shall be protected against corrosion. Piping systems shall be tested and proven free of leaks after installation as required by the standards to which they were designed and constructed. Test pressures shall not be less than 150 percent of the maximum allowable working pressure when hydraulic testing is conducted or 110 percent when testing is conducted pneumatically.


 

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