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Document ID (ISN)50328
CIS number 88-1666
ISSN - Serial title 0260-9576 - Loss Prevention Bulletin
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Title Electrostatic ignition of volatile liquid vapour
Bibliographic information Dec. 1987, No.078, p.9-10. Illus.
Abstract A fire ignited when powder was added to a suspension of silica in a volatile silicone. The accident and measures taken to prevent further fires are described.
Descriptors (primary) silicones; sources of ignition; fire, explosions; static electricity
Descriptors (secondary) case study; accident descriptions; fire hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Explosions
Fires