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Oil & Flammable Liquid Storage

Storing Oil & Hazardous Liquids The use of heavy equipment or technological machinery is necessary for many manufacturing facilities. To keep the necessary parts of the business maintained, lubrication as well as cleanup from oil and flammable liquids is critical. Storing specific types of oils and flammable liquids on site can be dangerous for personnel […]

How to Store Lithium Batteries

U.S. Chemical Storage Offers Lithium Battery Storage Buildings Initially introduced in 1991, today we use lithium-ion batteries as a main power source for electronic devices and equipment we’re dependent on, such as smartphones, laptops and tablets. Lithium battery chemistry is popular among small and large corporations alike, offering a longer lifespan than conventional batteries, and […]

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Chemical Storage Inventory

Storing Bulk Chemicals Safely Proper storage of hazardous chemicals is necessary in any factory or institutional setting. While small quantities of flammables can be stored in flammable cabinets, bulk or larger quantities of chemicals should be stored in chemical storage buildings. RELATED ARTICLE: What’s the Difference Between a Safety Cabinet and a Chemical Storage Building? […]

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Flammable Storage Paint Lockers

Avoid Injury With Proper Storage Techniques Many industries use flammable paints as part of their manufacturing processes. Storing these items presents certain risks, such as fire or injury. When paint catches fire, it quickly turns into an inferno as container after container ignites, often accompanied by thick black smoke and explosions. Additionally, flammable paints may […]

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55 Gallon Drum Storage Building – Safety Requirements

Working with 55 Gallon Drums – Proper Storage & Handling Tips As part of daily operations, many companies work with 55-gallon drums filled with chemicals, fuel and other liquids. Special care must be taken when moving and storing these drums. Drum storage buildings help eliminate the risks associated with handling large quantities of hazardous materials. […]

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Hazmat Storage Container – Storage Guide

Nearly every industrial workplace uses flammable liquids. The hazards associated with hazardous material liquids can be substantial. To prevent fires, hazardous materials and flammables require special storage, handling and transferring. All workplaces need emergency plans prior to the storage of flammables or other hazardous materials. Consider these factors when choosing a hazmat storage container from […]

What You Need to Know About Flammable Paint Storage Buildings

Paint booths and paint spray booth systems are applications commonly used in the aerospace, industrial manufacturing, and finishing industries, among others. But, because paint processes involve flammable materials, certain care must be taken to prevent fires. In 2014, an explosion and fire at a restaurant furniture manufacturer in Heyburn, ID, demonstrated the potential dangers. Investigators […]

What is Intrinsic Safety and Why is it Important to Chemical Storage?

Flammable materials are a necessary part of many industrial and manufacturing processes. While precautions ensure the containment of these materials, there is always some risk of ignition. Procedures for hot work and maintenance tasks lower the risk of heat and sparks from reaching flammable vapors. But, what about the electrical equipment we use every day? […]

Military Grade Paint Storage Requirements

CARC Paint Storage is Different than Every Day Paint Protection Military vehicles, equipment, ships and aircraft are all exposed to extreme conditions. For the U.S. Armed Forces, only military grade paints that meet stringent military standards are suitable for these conditions. Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC) are well-known military grade paints. Products meeting this specification […]