Guidelines for Liquid Chemical Hose Management (eBook - network)

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Guidelines for Liquid Chemical Hose Management (eBook - network)

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The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the various types of hoses used in the production, transportation and storage of liquid chemicals, and their appropriate use and safe management. While the main focus is on the hoses used for the transfer of chemical products, the essential and frequently used range of service hoses for water, steam, air and nitrogen are also covered.

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Product and service hoses form an integral part of transfer operations, and their choice and use must be based on assessments that cover appropriate use, safety and operational efficiency. The use of hoses is only recommended where fixed rigid piping is either not suitable or is impractical for the operation taking place.

Glossary v

1. Introduction 1

1.1 Purpose and Scope 3

1.2 General Introduction 3

2. Risk Management 5

2.1 Pressure Systems 8

2.2 Product Hoses 9

2.3 Product Hazards 10

2.4 Ancillary Hoses 11

2.5 Service Hoses 11

2.6 Third Party Hoses 12

3. Hose Selection 13

3.1 Standards, Specifications and Regulatory Requirements 15

3.2 General Specifications 16

3.3 Hose Supplier and Quality Assurance 17

3.4 Environmental Conditions 18

3.5 Operational Conditions 18

4. Product Hoses 19

4.1 Rubber Hoses 21

4.2 Composite Hoses 22

4.3 Stainless Steel Hoses 25

4.4 Spiral Wound PVC Hoses 25

4.5 Fire Safe Hoses 25

4.6 Cryogenic Hoses 26

4.7 Product Hose End Fittings and Gaskets 27

5. Service Hoses 31

5.1 Air Hoses 33

5.2 Water Hoses 33

5.3 Steam Hoses 33

5.4 Nitrogen Hoses 34

5.5 Service Hose Couplings 34

6. Purchasing and Receiving Hoses 37

6.1 Receiving New Hoses 39

6.2 Marking New Hoses 40

6.3 Hose Records 40

7. Product Transfer Operations 43

7.1 Hose Handling 45

7.2 Hose Lifting Equipment 46

7.3 Connecting and Use 46

7.4 Operational Checks 48

8. Product Hose Cleaning and Storage 51

8.1 Disconnection and Transport 53

8.2 Cleaning Facilities and Equipment 53

8.3 Types of Cleaning 54

8.4 Waste 54

8.5 Hose Storage 54

9. Hose Inspecting, Testing and Maintenance 57

9.1 Regulatory Requirements and Standards 59

9.2 Hose Marking and Registers 59

9.3 Scheduled Maintenance Checks 62

9.4 Taking Hoses Out of Service 64

9.5 Repairing Hoses 65

9.6 Third Party Hose Testing 65

9.7 Increasing the Safety Factor 65

10. Emergency Response 67

The CDI is a chemical industry organization, incorporated under the law of the Netherlands as the Stichting Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) and operates as a non-profit making foundation.

CDI is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven individuals nominated by the participating chemical companies. The Board of Directors establishes policy and is responsible for overall affairs of the foundation. Individual Executive Boards are elected to oversee and direct the staff managing day to day activities for the Marine, Terminals and Marine Packed Cargo Schemes.

Title: Guidelines for Liquid Chemical Hose Management (eBook - network)
Number of Volumes: 1
Edition: First
Number of Pages: 76
Product Code: WS1437EB Master
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-664-5 (9781856096645), ISBN 10: 1-85609-664-5 (1856096645)
Published Date: September 2014
Author: Chemical Distribution Institute

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