Monday September 1, 2008 - Vol. VII Issue 9
Explosions involving nonconductive flamable liquids
By Dr. John Nordin
For a fire to occur, all three elements (a fuel, oxygen, and an ignition source) must be present. The oxygen can come from the air, which is composed of 21% oxygen. In a few situations, the oxygen can come from a chemical that is in contact with the fuel, for example nitrates and ethers. The ignition source could be static electricity, lightning, another fire, a lighted cigarette, or sparks from equipment. The fuel is anything that will burn...(FULL STORY)
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