Monday, May 1, 2017

Fire Rated Areas in Hangars

Aircraft hangars are those structures, or portions of, that house aircraft for storage or servicing. Construction and fire protection requirements for these structures is outlined in NFPA 409, Standard on Aircraft Hangars. Hangars are unique structures housing high value goods. To prevent fire or minimize fire damage, and ensure the reliability of fire protection systems, proper fire-rated compartmentalization is critical.  

The table below outlines the required fire-rated areas, as required by NFPA 409.

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