A new compilation from ASTM International includes 23 standards that address fire hazards in oxygen systems, including safe practices in design, materials selection, storage, handling and operations.
The resource is intended for those involved in the production or use of
liquid or gaseous oxygen or oxygen-enriched gas mixtures. Among those that could
benefit, according to the W. Conshohocken, Pa.-based organization, are
engineers, scientists, technicians, purchasing agents, plant managers and
operators, safety professionals, and those who supply, design, or manufacture
hardware for oxygen services.
According to ASTM, it is a suitable companion to theASTM Manual
on Safe Use of Oxygen and Oxygen Systems: Handbook for Design, Operation, and
Maintenance, 2nd Edition (Manual 36). To order the CD, search www.astm.org
for stock number OXYGENCD10 or call (610) 832-9585.
ASTM Standards for Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems
November 10, 2010