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Document ID (ISN)36056
CIS number 81-1214
ISSN - Serial title Die Berufsgenossenschaft
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ernst W., Teichert P.
Title Test methods for the safe control of chemical reactions
Original title Prüfmethoden zur sicheren Führung chemischer Reaktionen [in German]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1980, No.8, p.524-531. Illus.
Abstract Adequate evaluation of the thermal-explosion hazard of a chemical reaction is not feasible since general rules and guidelines cannot be established. Reviewed are test methods devised by the Federal Institute of Materials Testing and the chemical industry in the Federal Republic of Germany to collect data to evaluate the explosion hazard and draw up measures to monitor chemical processes in industry. The test methods cover: combustibility, ignition temperature, explosivity characteristics, exothermic reactions, spontaneous combustion, energy consumption and release, spontaneous heating, amount of heat released by a reaction and reaction duration. Illustrated description of the test apparatus. A French translation (partial) may be obtained from INRS, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; explosion research; hazard evaluation; chemical reactions
Descriptors (secondary) exothermic reactions; spontaneous combustion; flammability testing; determination of explosive limits; explosibility testing; translation; calorimetry; explosion hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Risk evaluation