Flammable


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flammable

[′flam·ə·bəl]
(materials)
Of a material, capable of supporting combustion.

Flammable

Describes a material that burns with a flame.

flammable

Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.
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I appreciate your follow-up information on how the unregulated use of flammable refrigerants, specifically in the cases you reference that were using hydrocarbons, has led to a number of disastrous accidents.
Flammable accessories are chosen to extend the reaction time between CO and NO and temperature range [3].
Lt Col Jamal Ahmad Ebrahim, Head of the Preventive Safety Department at Dubai Civil Defence, said authorities are surveying all buildings in the UAE to ensure they have no flammable cladding, and if so to find specific solutions for each case.
But the proposed rules would be a major improvement over the outdated federal regulations that have contributed to recent tragic accidents in which rail cars loaded with highly flammable crude oil derailed and exploded on impact.
Major Ali Al Naqabi, officer on duty at Al Haira Police Station in Sharjah, said the ship was four nautical miles off the territorial waters of Sharjah, and suspected that the vessel was carrying flammable substances.
The fire bureau reminded the public to constantly unplug appliances and make sure that matches or any flammable liquids are not reached by children.
Liverpool Crown Court heard how the company had already identified a risk of an explosion if aerosols containing flammable liquids were thrown into the machine but had underestimated how serious the effect would be.
All the double-shell tanks contain waste that continuously generates some flammable gas," the board reported.
In the past, formulators had to choose between flammable propellants like hydrocarbons and dimethyl ether, which have low global warming potentials (GWPs) but are VOCs, or a nonflammable propellant, like HFC-134a, which is not a VOC but has a higher GWP," said Terrence Hahn, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Fluorine Products.
In response to increasingly frequent requests for ATEX pumps and pump packages, Cat Pumps UK has developed and tested a full range of high pressure triplex pumps for use in Explosive Atmospheres, Any location within the UK in which people are working and where gas, flammable vapours or dust might be found falls under the DESEAR Regulations (The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002).
The SAFE--solvents, automotive, flammable and electronics--events recently were held in each borough and provided residents a one-stop method to rid themselves of the materials, according to the New York City Department of Sanitation.
EPA Deputy Director General Captain Ali Haidar said the fire broke out in the 6,000-square-meter factory which includes many highly flammable materials which caused columns of smoke consisting of toxic gases.