The tank had been emptied and flushed as per standard operating procedures, and was in the initial stages of venting to remove pyrophoric material
which likely became flammable, causing the fire, it added.
and method for making same," US Patent No.
Instead, Saudi Aramco facilities used to have temporary storage areas to store these dangerous pyrophoric materials
until they are transported to specialised approved waste management companies.
Proposed Mechanism for the Formation of Pyrophoric Materials
within HVAC&R Products
are substances which have an auto ignition temperature which is below room temperature.
), where hydrogen peroxide is known to ignite hypergolically with pyrophoric materials
such as silane and triethylaluminum (TEA) [8, 9].
The presence of ignition sources, such as hot plates and Bunsen burners, the use of pyrophoric materials
and the inherent volatility of the various chemicals and compounds that are commonly found in fume hoods all add up to a serious fire risk.
The Netzsch-Condux Air Classifier can be used for both coarse and fine classification applications on all powders from d97 = 100 pm to d97 = 2 [micro]m, including cosmetic powders; glass and glass frit; metal carbides, oxides, and nitrides; powder coatings; resins; silica; pyrophoric materials
Alloy Surfaces (a subsidiary of the British Chemring Group) for instance, focuses on infrared decoys and has developed Special Material Decoys (SMD) which use patented pyrophoric materials
to radiate in-band infrared energy as a decoy.
The system can either use conventional radar chaff or pyrophoric materials
, which create a high-temperature cloud to decoy IR missiles.
These are highly exothermic powdered pyrophoric materials
that give off heat during a chemical reaction.