NFPA 40 2022

NFPA 40: Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film 2022 edition

$58.50
Improve safety around flammable film with the 2022 edition of NFPA 40, Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film.

Cellulose nitrate motion picture film requires special fire safety and fire protection precautions because of its extreme flammability. Keep your knowledge up to date on provisions concerning every aspect of storage and handling of cellulose nitrate motion picture film in film cabinets and archival vaults, motion picture projection booths and theaters, laboratories, and film exchanges with NFPA 40, Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film.

The updated edition of this standard provides facility designers and engineers, code enforcers and inspectors, and film vault owners and operators with current and comprehensive requirements for the safe storage, handling, and fire protection for nitrate film, including:

  • Construction requirements and arrangements of buildings
  • Fire protection
  • Storage and handling of nitrate film
  • Motion picture projection and special processes
  • Special occupancies

Minimize fire risks and hazards with the standard's latest technical changes.

In the latest edition of NFPA 40, Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film, multiple updates were made to provide users with new safety requirements for storing nitrate film. These updates include the following:

  • Engineers, inspectors, and other users can now store nitrate film in freezers or refrigerators, depending on the quantity of the film.
  • The term extended term storage was changed to permanent storage to reflect current terminology.
  • The requirement for buildings to be of Type I construction was modified to apply to permanent storage.
  • A test method that determines the fire resistance ratings of partitions and fire doors was added.
  • New annex material was added to provide users with examples of US Department of Transportation-authorized containers for storing nitrate film.

Improve fire protection around still and motion picture film by ordering the updated edition of NFPA 40, Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film, today.

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SpecificationsNFPA, 2022
8 1/2" x 11" softcover
23 pages
ISBN: 9781455927869