STP1454

    Australia's Contribution to Advancing the State of Knowledge of Oxygen Systems—the Hard Way: A Review of 30 Years' Incident Experience Down Under, 1965–1995

    Published: Jan 2003


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    Abstract

    Details are given of incidents, known to the authors, involving xygen. They occurred in Australia and might have escaped northern attention. The fuel and sources of ignition are identified for each incident (with oxygen the given third side of the fire triangle). The lessons learned (or to be learned) are recorded.

    Keywords:

    oxygen, incidents, Australia, sources of ignition, aluminum, PTFE


    Author Information:

    McMahon, B
    Consultant - Technical Safety, Process Design Manager, BOC Process Gas Solutions, North Ryde, NSW

    Nguyen, H
    Consultant - Technical Safety, Process Design Manager, BOC Process Gas Solutions, North Ryde, NSW


    Paper ID: STP11593S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G04.94

    DOI: 10.1520/STP11593S


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