These are the UL-2085 Performance Tests for a Fireguard® Fuel Tank

As a follow up to my reference guide on the selection of an above-ground fuel storage tank, I wanted to provide some technical details on the performance tests required for a “Protected” tank designed for compliance with UL-2085.

The following document is published by the Steel Tank Institute (here), and provides a good technical summary of the tests performed on their Fireguard® tank design.

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