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Document ID (ISN)45131
CIS number 85-1838
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Guide to safe handling of compressed gases
Bibliographic information Matheson Publications, P.O. Box 87, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604, USA, 1985. 323p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract Contents of this manual: introduction; hazardous characteristics of compressed gases; the compressed gas cylinder; cylinder handling; designing and operating a compressed gas system safely; a safety programme for compressed gas handling; electronics industry gases, medical gases, radioactive gases and cryogenic liquids. Appendixes include data sheets on 49 gases.
Descriptors (primary) compressed gases; pressurized gas systems; safety programmes; pressure vessels and systems; gas cylinders; safety devices
Descriptors (secondary) ethylamine; nitric oxide; hydrochloric acid; phosphine; tetrafluorosilane; phosgene; carbonyl fluoride; nitrogen dioxide; vinyl chloride; diborane; carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; nickel carbonyl; nitrosyl chloride; hydrogen; silane; boron trichloride; fluoroethylene; methyl bromide; germane; carbonyl sulfide; hydrogen sulfide; methane; ethane; propane; butane; arsine; hydrogen selenide; hydrobromic acid; ammonia; hydrocyanic acid; cyanogen; cyanogen chloride; fluorine; hydrofluoric acid; boron trifluoride; methylamine; dimethylamine; methanethiol; nitrous oxide; acetylene; phosphorus pentafluoride; sulfur tetrafluoride; ethylene oxide; manuals; chloromethane; safe working methods; sulfur dioxide; fluoromethane; vinyl bromide; chlorine
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Pressure vessels and systems
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Safety devices
Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Safety programmes