Passive Fire Protection

Method of minimizing fire damage by use of sacrificial or non-combustible coatings.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards

Passive Fire Protection (PFP)

Coating or cladding arrangement or free-standing system which, in the event of fire, will provide thermal protection to restrict the rate at which heat is transmitted to the object or area being protected

Source: ISO 13702:2015, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Control and mitigation of fires and explosions on offshore production installations — Requirements and guidelines, Second Edition, August 2015. Global Standards

Passive Fire Protection

Coating, cladding, or free-standing system that provides thermal protection in the event of a fire and that requires no manual, mechanical or other means of initiation, replenishment or sustenance. NOTE Definition taken from DNV OS-D-301.

Source: API RP 17L2, Recommended Practice for Flexible Pipe Ancillary Equipment, First Edition, March 2013. Global Standards

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