flash point Articles

  • What is the difference between open and closed cup flash point?

    Flash point tests are used to show the lowest temperature that a volatile substance is vapourised into a flammable gas. This is done by introducing a source of ignition, then waiting for the “flash” where the substance is ignited. There are a wide range of methods but most are available in open or closed cup formats – ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • What you need to know about PPE Arc Flash

    Personal protective equipment, or PPE is designed to protect employees from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, personal protective equipment, or PPE includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, ...


    By Texso Instruments Co

  • Who Says Sorbents Cannot Eliminate Flammability ?

    This presentation aims to show the basis for the explosion-hazard elimination action of this microporous zeolitic sorbent. This absorbent spill cleanup-up product is intended for application to flammable liquid spills in order to reduce the flammability hazard and to generate a product that may be disposed of as waste with no flammability hazard.  In order to achieve an appropriate reduction ...


    By Safety DImensions (SDI)

  • Vapor Suppressing Sorbent

    SDI PetroZorb is a granular sorbent that makes sorbed flammable liquids non-hazardous by suppression of the vapor pressure. At typically recommended levels of application, standard ASTM closed cup flash point measurements indicate that the sorbed liquid has flash points above the flammable hazard limit of 1400 F for a range of fuels and industrial and ...


    By Safety DImensions (SDI)

  • Evaluation of thermal steam-explosion key operation factors to optimize biogas production from biological sludge

    Thermal steam-explosion is the most extended hydrolysis pretreatment to enhance anaerobic digestion of sludge. Thermal hydrolysis key parameters are temperature (T) and time (t), and the generally accepted values reported from full-scale information are: 150–230 °C and 20–60 min. This study assesses the influence of different temperature–time–flash combinations (110–180 °C, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Thermophysical characteristics of the biomass tar from a crop stalk gasification system

    Presently, the biomass gasification and centralised gas-supply system fed by crop stalks is still at the stage of development and research in China. The purifier of the system has some problems such as huge device, low purifying efficiency, and poor disposal of tar causing secondary pollution. For this reason, the distillate range, calorific value, ignition temperature, flash point and viscosity ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Modelling oil degradation in electric transformer oil under typical loads

    In testing transformer oils for durability, it is desirable to use typical transformer operating conditions with appropriate allowances for factor of safety against temperature and voltage. The kinetics of degradation of used type II transformer oil with original flash point of 148?C, pour point of 51?C, and water content of 4 ppm was investigated. Assuming that the oil temperature in models Pr01 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Modification of thermal and oxidative properties of biodiesel produced from vegetable oils

    Trans esterification of three vegetable oils, sunflower oil, linseed oil and mixed oils as; sunflower-soyabean and olein were carried out using methanol, and potasium hydroxide as catalyst. The methyl esters of the corresponding oils were separated from the crude glycerol and characterized by physical-chemical methods to evaluate their thermal ...

  • Biodiesel production from high FFA crude rice bran oil and investigation on its properties as CI engine fuel

    This study is an attempt to convert high free fatty acid (FFA) crude rice bran oil (CRBO) into biodiesel and to evaluate whether the biodiesel obtained meets the biodiesel quality standards prescribed by ASTM D 6751-07b. CRBO was subjected to a two-step transesterification process using HCl and NaOH as acid and base catalyst respectively with a 15% v/v of methanol to oil ratio. This process ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Eight screens for California aqueduct - case study

    The Berrenda Mesa Water Districts’ California Aqueduct pumping station had a massive debris problem, causing high labor costs, injuries and endless headaches — until they contacted International Water Screens. We engineered and installed a large array of moss removal screens. Now: Labor issues resolved, no racks to clean. Pump efficiencies have improved to the point where the project ...


    By International Water Screens

  • Transportation revisions are coming down the pipeline

    The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently signaled interest in revising the hazardous materials regulations (HMR) governing transportation of combustible materials. PHMSA seeks to harmonize domestic and international regulations applicable to transportation of combustible liquids. How It All Began PHMSA on April ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical storage buildings isolate hazardous liquids and minimize damage from spills

    The improper storage of corrosives and flammable liquids is the leading cause of spills that can result in damage to facilities and impact worker safety. One of the most effective practices to help minimize damage from chemical spills is to isolate the various chemical hazards. Since knowledge of chemical compatibility is critical, it is important to understand that there are two major types of ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • height interchangeable crate mold

    height interchangeable crate mold  We could also make height interchangeable crate mould, so that customer could only buy one crate mould with interchangeable insert and get different kind of crate products. But height ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Assessment of GeoEye-1 stereo-pair-generated DEM in flood mapping of an ungauged basin

    A very high resolution (VHR) digital elevation model (DEM) is produced from a GeoEye-1 0.5-m-resolution satellite stereo pair and is used for floodplain management and mapping applications such as watershed delineation and river cross-section extraction. For this purpose, a 2 m × 2 m resolution terrain surface is produced from the stereo pair by using the Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Production of biodiesel from pentaclethra macrophylla seed oil

    In the present work, the potentials of pentaclethra macrophylla (Africa oil bean) seed oil (PMSO) are evaluated for the first time as a feedstock for biodiesel. Methyl (PMFAME) and ethyl (PMFAEE) esters of PMSO were produced by standard transesterification procedure using potassium hydroxide (KOH) as catalyst and their qualities determined. Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) runs of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Advances in desalination technology

    Seawater desalination has been the cornerstone of the Middle East's water supply strategy since the mid-1950s, and most of the installed desalination capacity is still provided by multistage flash evaporators. But, desalination is changing. In fact, the term "desalination" is no longer limited to seawater applications; desalination technologies are now routinely employed to desalinate brackish ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Performance and emission characteristics of calophyllum inophyllum linn oil (blends and preheated) in an agricultural diesel engine

    The present work examines the use of a non-edible oil namely honne oil, a new possible source of alternative fuel for diesel engine. The uses of honne oil either in neat form or blended (unheated or preheated) with diesel fuel in diesel engine has not been reported in the literature. The viscosity of honne oil can be reduced by blending it with diesel fuel. Even after blending, viscosity is high ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Nuclear Industry Testing of PetroZorb Application

    The article describes application of PetroZorb microporous sorbent for application to the removal and disposal of radioactive liquids in the nuclear industry.  The material removes the presence of liquid, enabling the waste to be transported as a solid, and reduces the radioactive vapors to an acceptable level. Previous to this ...


    By Safety DImensions (SDI)

  • Methods of oil/fuel analysis

    PC GlobeCore can propose you to make a reclaiming test of yours example of fuel (oil) to verify the possibility of clean it. If the oil is contaminated and not suitable for use, filtration can be recommended. Or, you can also make this test by yourself using our laboratory/test-bench transformer oil vacuum regeneration system UVR. The regenerated samples exceeded yours expectations. Average ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • SRS Crisafulli Guest Author Dr. Losoncy, on Lightning

    Lightning: Beautiful, Dangerous and Phenomenal Although we mostly consider lightning a nuisance, it is one of the greatest phenomena in all of nature. Besides being beautiful and dangerous, it is a marvel of physics. Lightning can strike from 10 miles away. At any given minute there are more than 1,000 thunderstorms happening on earth with more than ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

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