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Old 05-26-2022, 10:34 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Marco Flamingo View Post
It is interesting that Racor has fancy heat reflectors available to cover the fairly thick plastic bowls for fire protection (ABYC requirement on new construction?), yet the engine room can have 20 quarts of oil in very thin plastic jugs. My oil jugs are only "protected" by plastic milk crates secured in the engine room. Does the ABYC have any guidance on this?
On past surveys, I was written up for NOT having the SS bowls at the bottom of the filters. So they are "recommended" by ABYC on old and new construction.
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