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2022 RETA National Conference

August 18th, 2022

Resource Compliance will have 3 presenters at the 2022 RETA National Conference this November at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino in Reno, Nevada. Eli Macha and Chad Collin will be presenting Wednesday at 10:45 am in the Sorrento rooms 1-2 and Friday at 9:45 am in the Roma rooms 1-2 on the topic: “Compliance […]

Ammonia Week in Review | July 29, 2022

July 29th, 2022

HAZMAT Responds to Dangerous Ammonia Leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Hazmat Crews Clear Forest Grove Ammonia Leak After 35 Hours – After 35 hours on scene, crews have cleared the scene of a dangerous ammonia leak in Forest Grove. […keep reading] IIAR 2-2021: Can Hoses Be Permanently Installed in an Ammonia Refrigeration […]

IIAR 2-2021: Can Hoses Be Permanently Installed in an Ammonia Refrigeration System?

July 26th, 2022

Hoses are used for a variety of purposes in ammonia refrigeration. Often with equipment that is designed to be moved, a corrugated metal hose is used to connect the portable portion of the system to permanent equipment. IIAR standards had been silent on this issue until the recent publication of IIAR Standard 2. ANSI/IIAR 2-2021 […]

Ammonia Week In Review | July 15, 2022

July 15th, 2022

Fire Crew’s Locate an Ammonia Leak Coming from a Pressure Gauge in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Turlock Plant Evacuated for Ammonia Leak – An ammonia leak prompted an evacuation of a facility in Turlock on Saturday, the Turlock Fire Department reported. […keep reading] IIAR 2-2021: Hydrostatic Overpressure Protection Requirements – The 2021 edition […]

IIAR 2-2021: Hydrostatic Overpressure Protection Requirements

July 12th, 2022

The 2021 edition of IIAR Standard 2 has improved clarity on the minimum requirements for protecting equipment and piping from hydrostatic overpressure. The term “hydrostatic overpressure” refers to the pressure exerted when trapped liquid is subject to thermal expansion. Common components in ammonia refrigeration systems that may be subject to hydrostatic overpressure include: Oil coolers […]