Buffing operations shall be located in a room separated from the remainder of the building housing the tire rebuilding or tire recapping operations by a 1-hour fire barrier.
1. Buffing operations are equipped with an approved continuous automatic water-spray system directed at the point of cutting action;
2. Buffing machines are connected to particle-collecting systems providing a minimum air movement of 1,500 cubic feet per minute (cfm) (0.71 m3/s) in volume and 4,500 feet per minute (fpm) (23 m/s) in-line velocity; and
3. The collecting system shall discharge the rubber particles to an approved outdoor noncombustible or fire-resistant container, which is emptied at frequent intervals to prevent overflow.
Individual tire storage piles shall be separated from other piles by a clear space of at least 56 feet (17 069 mm).
Tire storage piles shall be separated by a clear space of at least 56 feet (17 069 mm) from piles of other stored product.
Tire storage piles shall be located at least 56 feet (17 069 mm) from lot lines and buildings.
Storage yards shall be maintained free from combustible ground vegetation for a distance of 56 feet (17 069 mm) from the stored material to grass and weeds, brush and forested areas.
Where the bulk volume of stored product is more than 150,000 cubic feet (4248 m3), storage arrangement shall be in accordance with Chapter 3734. of the Revised Code and the following:
(a) Individual storage piles shall comply with size and separation requirements in paragraphs (E)(1)(2505.1) to (E)(5)(2505.5) of this rule.
(b) Adjacent storage piles shall be considered a group, and the aggregate volume of storage piles in a group shall not exceed 150,000 cubic feet (4248 m3).
Separation between groups shall be at least 75 feet (22 860 m) wide.
Where tires are stored on-tread, the dimension of the pile in the direction of the wheel hole shall not be more than 50 feet (15 240 mm). Tires stored adjacent to or along one wall shall not extend more than 25 feet (7620 mm) from that wall. Other piles shall not be more than 50 feet (15 240 mm) in width.
Effective Date: November 1, 2011
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/79; 6/1/85; 6/15/92; 7/1/93; 9/1/95; 1/1/98; 9/1/05; 7/1/07