Last edited 12 Nov 2015

Fire wall definition

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Approved document J, Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems, suggests that:

'A fire wall is a means of shielding a fuel tank from the thermal radiation from a fire. For LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) tanks, it also ensures that gas accidentally leaking from the tank or fittings must travel by a longer path and therefore disperse safely, before reaching a hazard such as an opening in a building, a boundary or other potential ignition source.'

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