The Basics of Ammonia Pipe Marking

Ammonia is a very dangerous chemical, but it is also important for many different products and processes. Any facility that uses ammonia needs to make sure they are taking the proper safety precautions to avoid any type of accident or injury. One of the many safety steps that can be taken is to ensure all pipes that transport ammonia are properly labeled. This is not only going to help to keep the area safer but …

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Pipe Labeling Requirements and Standards

Pipe Label Standards

Pipe marking regulations are not always as straightforward as others like PPE or HazCom standards. While OSHA has not put out specific regulations and standards for labeling pipes, OSHA does reference the ANSI/ASME standards. Following the ASME/ANSI A13.1 standard will keep you in compliance with OSHA recommendations. Where to put pipe labels There are four places on a pipe that should be labeled: Every 25’ to 50’ intervals along straight runs At all changes in …

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