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8.48. Siting of an aboveground tank must conform to the requirements of the following Tables 2 and 3:

TABLE 3

DISTANCES BETWEEN TWO ABOVEGROUND TANKS

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Tank capacity Minimum free distance

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Tanks where none exceeds 1 m

230,000 L

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Tanks of various capacities, One-half of smallest tank

one only exceeding 230,000 L diameter, but never less than 1 m

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Tanks of equal capacity, each One-half diameter of one tank

exceeding 230,000 L

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Tanks of various capacities, One-half diameter of smallest

each exceeding 230,000 L tank

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Tank capacity Minimum free distance

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Tanks where none exceeds 1 m

230,000 L

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Tanks of various capacities, One-half of smallest tank

one only exceeding 230,000 L diameter, but never less than 1 m

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Tanks of equal capacity, each One-half diameter of one tank

exceeding 230,000 L

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Tanks of various capacities, One-half diameter of smallest

each exceeding 230,000 L tank

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8.48. Siting of an aboveground tank must conform to the requirements of the following Tables 2 and 3:

TABLE 2

SITING OF ABOVEGROUND TANKS

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Minimum distance, in metres, measured

horizontally, between any point on

outside tank shell and

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Tank Product Dike centre line Closest Property

capacity when required by building* line

(Litres) sections 8.60 and

8.61

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2,000 to Class 1 D D D

5,000 Class 2 and 3 0.5 0.5 1.5

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5,001 to Class 1 D D D

47,000 Class 2 and 3** 1.5 1.5 1.5

Class 3 - flash 0.5 0.5 1.5

point above

93.3 °C

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47,001 to Class 1 D D D

200,000* Class 2 and 3** D D D

Class 3 - flash 1 1 D

point above

93.3 °C

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200,001 to All D 5 5

400,000

400,001 to All D 9 9

2,000,000

2,000,001 to All D 12 12

4,000,000

More than All D 15 15

4,000,000

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Minimum distance, in metres, measured

horizontally, between any point on

outside tank shell and

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Tank Product Dike centre line Closest Property

capacity when required by building* line

(Litres) sections 8.60 and

8.61

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2,000 to Class 1 D D D

5,000 Class 2 and 3 0.5 0.5 1.5

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5,001 to Class 1 D D D

47,000 Class 2 and 3** 1.5 1.5 1.5

Class 3 - flash 0.5 0.5 1.5

point above

93.3 °C

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47,001 to Class 1 D D D

200,000* Class 2 and 3** D D D

Class 3 - flash 1 1 D

point above

93.3 °C

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200,001 to All D 5 5

400,000

400,001 to All D 9 9

2,000,000

2,000,001 to All D 12 12

4,000,000

More than All D 15 15

4,000,000

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D: The greater distance between 3 m and one-half tank height. Tank height is measured from the bottom of the diked area.

* For tanks installed inside a building, distance is measured from the tank shell to the walls and ceiling of the building housing them.

** Class 3 products with a flash point not above 93.3 °C.

TABLE 3

DISTANCES BETWEEN TWO ABOVEGROUND TANKS

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Tank capacity Minimum free distance

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Tanks where none exceeds 1 m

230,000 L

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of various capacities, One-half of smallest tank

one only exceeding 230,000 L diameter, but never less than 1 m

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of equal capacity, each One-half diameter of one tank

exceeding 230,000 L

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of various capacities, One-half diameter of smallest

each exceeding 230,000 L tank

__________________________________________________________________________

Tank capacity Minimum free distance

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks where none exceeds 1 m

230,000 L

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of various capacities, One-half of smallest tank

one only exceeding 230,000 L diameter, but never less than 1 m

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of equal capacity, each One-half diameter of one tank

exceeding 230,000 L

__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of various capacities, One-half diameter of smallest

each exceeding 230,000 L tank

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