DIN Standards Committee Laboratory Devices and Installations
Fire safety storage cabinets - Part 1: Safety storage cabinets for flammable liquids; German and English version prEN 14470-1:2021
This document is a product specification, giving performance requirements for fire safety storage cabinet to be used for the storage of flammable liquids. It is applicable to cabinets with a total internal volume of not greater than 2 m3, which may be free standing, restrained to a wall or mounted on plinth or castors. It is not applicable to brick enclosures or walk-in storage rooms. This document does not apply to any support frame or mechanism other than the base which is integral to the cabinet. Requirements are given in respect of the construction of the fire safety storage cabinet and its capacity to resist fire conditions on the outside. A classification of fire safety storage cabinets is given, according to the level of fire resistance offered, and a type test is included, see Annex A. The tests described in this document are type tests. This document does not discriminate between different flammable liquids, which may have considerably different physical properties. Attention is drawn to national regulations, which can apply with regards to the storage of flammable liquids.
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DIN EN 14470-1