NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search

Methane flame extinguishment with layered halon or carbon dioxide.

Authors
Strasser-A; Liebman-I; Kuchta-JM
Source
Fire Technol 1974 Feb; 10(1):25-34
NIOSHTIC No.
10010868
Abstract
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.
Keywords
Flammable-gases; Fire-safety; Fire-protection; Fire-hazards; Fire-extinguishing-agents
CODEN
FITCAA
CAS No.
124-38-9
Publication Date
19740201
Document Type
OP; Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1974
Identifying No.
OP 83-74
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
0015-2684
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Fire Technology
State
PA
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division