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Total Safety - Cylinders in fires
2019|Air Products|Technical notes
Total SafetyCylinders in firesWhen a filled cylinder is exposed to excessive heatingthere is a risk of bursting due to two effects:Dealing with cylinders in fires(i) The gas inside expands, due to the increase intemperature and exerts a greater pressure on...
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Safety - Gaseous hydrogen
2014|Air Products|Technical notes
Safetygram 4Gaseous hydrogenHydrogen is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, highly flammable gas. It is also the lightest-weight gas. Since hydrogen isnoncorrosive, special materials of construction are not normally required. Vessels and piping must be selected anddesigned to withstand the pressure and...
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Safety - Carbon monoxide
2014|Air Products|Technical notes
Safetygram 19Carbon monoxideCarbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, flammable, toxic gas. High-purity carbon monoxide that is dry and freeof sulfur compounds is normally noncorrosive to metals at atmospheric pressure. Lower-purity grades containingmoisture, sulfur compounds and other impurities can form toxic...
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Safetygram 11Emergency action for handlingleaking compressed gas cylindersAir Products takes every reasonable precaution to see that its products come to you safely. This concern for safetydoesn’t end with delivery, but should be continued by you and all other customers by...
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