Design Application Density

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Design Application Density (g/m³)

Design application density (g/m³) is the mass of an aerosol forming composition per m³ of the enclosure volume required to extinguish a specific type of fire, including a safety factor of 1.3 times the test density.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1270, Revised Guidelines for the approval of fixed aerosol fire-extinguishing systems equivalent to fixed gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces, 4 June 2008, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance