Focus Article - NFPA 484 Revision (2019)

Reflecting the latest research, testing, and fire experience, NFPA 484 (2019): Standard for Combustible Metals presents widely accepted safety requirements for any metal that meets the code’s definition of a combustible metal. The soon-to-be-released update to the standard provides commodity specific information and requirements that supplement information contained in NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust. NFPA 484 addresses the production, processing, finishing, handling, storage, use and recycling of all metals and alloys that are in a form capable of combustion or explosion.