International Building Code Section 418


International Building Code 418.1

Building features. Manufacturing of organic coatings
shall be done only in buildings that do not have pits or
basements.

International Building Code 418.2

Location. Organic coating manufacturing operations
and operations incidental to or connected therewith shall
not be located in buildings having other occupancies.

International Building Code 418.3

Process mills. Mills operating with close clearances
and that process flammable and heat-sensitive materials, such
as nitrocellulose, shall be located in a detached building or
noncombustible structure.

International Building Code 418.4

Tank storage. Storage areas for flammable and combustible
liquid tanks inside of structures shall be located at or
above grade and shall be separated from the processing area by
not less than 2-hour fire barriers.

International Building Code 418.5

Nitrocellulose storage. Nitrocellulose storage shall
be located on a detached pad or in a separate structure or a room
enclosed with no less than 2-hour fire barriers.

International Building Code 418.6

Finished products. Storage rooms for finished products
that are flammable or combustible liquids shall be separated
from the processing area by fire barriers having a
fire-resistance rating of at least 2 hours, and openings in the
walls shall be protected with approved opening protectives.