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Recommendation of Flash Point Method for Evaluation of Flammability Hazard in the Transportation of Flammable Liquids.
Report to Department of Transportation 1970 Apr; :8 pages
This report on research conducted by the Bureau of Mines for the Department of Transportation discusses the use of tagliabue (tag) closed cup method to determine flashpoints of flammable liquids for transportation hazard classification purposes. Report presents comparative data for tag open cup and tag closed cup flashpoints and for tag closed cup values and those calculated from lower flammable limits. Repeatability and reproducibility of several types of testers are compared.
Report to Department of Transportation, April 1970, NTIS, Ch-sam-828
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