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#1 khalida sara

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Posted 22 August 2018 - 03:56 AM

i am new in this domain 
i want to calculate the volume of n2 for blanketing 4 tanks of hydrocarbon 
i confused about the method would i use it between the max out/ in breathing mensionned in  the context of api 2000 7ed or annex f 
if annex f which level should i choose?

#2 breizh


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Posted 22 August 2018 - 05:31 AM

Hello ,

Please consider the resource attached,

Hope this is helping you


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#3 SawsanAli311


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 01:57 PM

Considering the challenges associated with flame arrestors blockage and potential tank's over pressure/ vacuum in case of their blockage, it would be conservative to consider level 3 of nitrogen blanketing which doesn't consider the need for flame arrestors. 

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