- Fire protection: In case of fire, the safety cabinet shall assure for at least 15 minutes that the contents of the cabinet do not contribute to any additional risks or spread of fire.
- Fire resistance during 105 minutes (approved Type 90) in as per ISO 834 fire heating curve
- Tested and approved by an independent European laboratory
- Possibility to separate the dangerous products famili
- All flammable cabinets described in this brochure have succeeded a fire test destruction in according to EN 14770-1 (2004) or EN 14470-2 (2006) norms. These tests were conducted by an outside laboratory accredited by COFRAC.
- A spill containment sump shall be installed underneath the lowest storage level.The sump shall have:
a minimum capacity of 10% of the volume of all containers stored in the cabinet
or at least, 110% of the volume of the largest single container, whichever is the greater.
- The doors of the cabinet must be fully self-closing from any position.The side and back walls must be of the same thickness and comparable construction. Requirements are given in respect of the construction of the cabinet and its capacity to resist fire conditions from the outside (Fire test given in ISO 834-1 and EN 1363-1).
- Flammable Storage Cabinets must be fitted with its signage: standardized pictograms in as per standard ISO 3864:EN 14470-1: flammable materials, open flame and smoking prohibited, permissible maximum load per shelf, the largest container can be inserted into the cabinet, fire resistance model (15, 30, 60 or 90 minutes) capacity maintains closed when the cabinet door is not used …
- Flammable Safety Cabinets must have air inlet and outlet as well as a thermo-fuse which seals off the ventilation system in case of fire.These could be used connect a forced ventilation system.The air change must be at least 10 times the volume of the safety cabinet (closed doors).