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Oil Storage and Machinery Rooms

October 3rd, 2017

Every closed-circuit ammonia refrigeration system utilizes oil for compressor lubrication. Facilities typically maintain new oil onsite in 55-gallon drums. We have observed that it is common practice for many facilities to store reserve oil inside the machinery room. ANSI/IIAR 2-2014 ยง6.4 addresses the storage of combustible materials inside the machinery room. This section requires that: […]