Hazard Level of Hydrocarbon Films in Systems Containing Liquid and Gaseous Oxygen

  • E. Kehat
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 7)

Abstract

The object of this work was to determine realistic standards of cleanliness in systems containing liquid and gaseous oxygen. An arbitrary figure of 4 mg/ft2 [1] had been set by examination of systems that had caused no trouble in the past. It was felt that this figure was too low and that experimental determination of the safe level should be made to set such standards.

Keywords

Gaseous Oxygen Pipe Section Ignition Energy Liquid Oxygen Rupture Disc 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Kehat
    • 1
  1. 1.Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.AllentownUSA

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