Oxygen Hazards

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
  • Walter F. Stewart
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)

Abstract

As a cryogen, liquid oxygen (LOX) is a light blue, odorless, transparent liquid. LOX is not shock sensitive and does not decompose. However, it is a strong oxidizer and will vigorously support combustion.

Keywords

Combustion Rate Ignition Temperature None None Oxygen System Ignition Source 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
    • 1
  • Walter F. Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos National Laboratory (Retired)Los AlamosUSA

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