UL 30
Standard for Metal Safety Cans

DETAILS
Edition Number:9SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:1995-08-30DOD Approved: --
Price Code:DANSI Approved: 2014-06-19
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover metal safety cans that have nominal capacities of five gallons (18.9 L) or less and that are primarily intended to store and handle flammable and combustible liquids, such as gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, acetone, MEK, and similar liquids in accordance with the Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, NFPA 30.


    1.1 revised November 30, 2000

    1.2 These requirements cover safety cans made in either of two types, designated herein as Type I and Type II.

    1.3 Deleted December 15, 2004

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
    • UL Foreword
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 General
            • 2.1 Units of measurement
            • 2.2 Undated references
          • 3 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 4 Sizes
          • 5 General
          • 6 Tops, Bottoms, and Bodies
          • 7 Seams and Joints
          • 8 Pouring Spouts and Fill Fittings
          • 9 Pouring Nozzles – Type II Cans
          • 10 Valves and Valve-Operating Mechanisms
          • 11 Springs
          • 12 Handles
          • 13 Attachment of Fittings
          • 14 Screens and Strainers
          • 15 Corrosion-Resistant Coatings
          • 16 Sheet Brass and Brass Rod
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 17 Stability Test
          • 18 Drop Test
          • 19 Leakage Test
          • 20 Hydrostatic-Strength Test
          • 21 Strength Test on Fill and Pouring Valves and Handles
          • 22 Operation Test
          • 23 Flexible Nozzle Test
          • 24 Heptane-Fire-Exposure Test
          • 25 Mercurous-Nitrate Immersion Test
          • 25A 10-Day Moist Ammonia-Air Stress Cracking Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 26 General
          • 27 Leakage Test – Seams and Joints
        • MARKING
          • 28 General