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Material requirement for fireproofing vessels

asked Jun 8, 2016 in Engineering by Tank Guerro (390 points)
What is/are material typically used in the industry for fireproofing vessels and internal of equipment?

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answered Jun 11, 2016 by lonstruthers (445 points)
Consider the below.

Sand (high silica sand) per ASTM C 33; limestone sand may be used only for services where there are absolutely no acid components or sour stocks.

Cement should be per ASTM C 150, with the cement type to be specified.
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answered Jun 15, 2016 by DesmondPerri (835 points)
Reinforcement should be welded steel wire fabric and weldable carbon steel reinforcing bars.  The wire fabric may be self-furring and the reinforcing bars may be plain or deformed.
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