Monday September 1, 2008 - Vol. VII Issue 9

Technically Speaking
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)

View this Month's Photos
Just What the Doctor Ordered
More great humor to get you through the month. (FULL STORY)

Western Photo Corner
View pictures from around Wyoming and the West...
More Snowy Range Pictures! (FULL STORY)

CEDAP Press Release
AristaTek is participating for the 3rd straight year in the Department of Homeland Security’s CEDAP (Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program)... (FULL STORY)

Welcome to the West!
Interesting stories and facts from our neck of the woods...
Learn about Philipsburg Montana!(FULL STORY)

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