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Classification Test Methods for Oxidizing Materials.
Kuchta JM; Furno AL; Imhof AC
NTIS: PB 206 889 :13 pages
Bench-scale test methods were developed by the Bureau of Mines for use by the Department of Transportation in the classification of solid and liquid oxidizers. A burning-rate test is recommended for evaluating the fire hazard of solid inorganic oxidizers when mixed with a red oak sawdust as the reference combustible. A spontaneous ignition test is proposed for evaluating liquid and solid inorganic oxidizers which may decompose violently or ignite spontaneously when unmixed or mixed with the wood sawdust under unconfined conditions. Test results are compared with various representative oxidizers and a classification system is proposed for use in the government transportation regulations.
IH; Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 206 889
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