What is considered high-piled storage?

What is considered high-piled storage?

What is considered to be High-Piled Storage (HPS)? HPS is the storage of combustible material, either on racks or piles, where the top of the storage is greater than 12 feet in height or for certain highly flammable materials, storage greater than 6 feet.

What are the 5 commodity classes?

Class I –> Class II.

  • Class II –> Class III.
  • Class III –> Class IV.
  • Class IV –> Cartoned nonexpanded Group A plastic.
  • Group A Plastics –> Group A Plastics (No increase)
  • Which commodity must be considered high-piled combustible storage If stored above a specific height above the finished floor?

    “When required by the fire code official, high-piled combustible storage also includes certain high-hazard commodities, such as rubber tires, Group A plastics, flammable liquids, idle pallets and similar commodities, where the top of storage is greater than 6 feet (1829 mm) in height.”

    What is commodity classification?

    Back to Publication Catalog. The Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC) is a detailed classification of all imported and exported commodities being used for tariff and statistical purposes.

    How do you classify commodities?

    Commodities shall be classified as Class I, II, III, IV, or high hazard in accordance with section 3203.1 of the IFC. Materials listed within each commodity classification are assumed to be unmodified for improved combustibility characteristics.

    What is commodity classification system?

    What are the commodity codes?

    Commodity codes are standard classification codes for products and services used to detail where money is spent within a company. Using these codes tells Procurement Services what kinds of items are purchased most, so we can build better contracts to serve your needs.

    What are class high hazard commodities?

    Pharmaceutical, alcoholic elixirs, tonics, etc. Class High Hazard Commodities are broken down as follows: High-hazard commodities are high-hazard products presenting special fire hazards beyond those of Class I, II, III or IV. Group A plastics not otherwise classified are included in this class.

    How is a high-piled combustible storage submittal evaluated for code compliance?

    The high-piled combustible storage submittal is typically evaluated by the Authority Having Jurisdiction’s fire prevention, fire code, or fire department. Larger departments have licensed fire protection engineers who evaluate the submittal for code compliance.

    What are Class I commodities and where are they stored?

    Class I commodities are generally found stored on wooden or non-expanded polyethylene solid deck pallets or in ordinary paper wrappings without pallets.

    What are the storage chapters of the NFPA 13?

    The storage chapters of NFPA 13 that prescribe design criteria are organized into storage arrangement (e.g., rack storage versus solid piled) and whether the protection is for high-hazard storage, such as Group A plastics, or conventional commodities, which are classified as Class I, II, III, and IV.