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Methane flame extinguishment with layered halon or carbon dioxide.
Strasser-A; Liebman-I; Kuchta-JM
Fire Technol 1974 Feb; 10(1):25-34
In quenching tests of downward propagation in stoichiometric methane- air mixtures based on flammability limits and flame speed data, halon 1301 was about five times more effective, on a volumetric basis, than carbon dioxide as an extinguishant.
Flammable-gases; Fire-safety; Fire-protection; Fire-hazards; Fire-extinguishing-agents
OP; Journal Article
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