||Low Ozone-Depleting Halocarbons as Total-Flood Agents. Volume 2. Laboratory-Scale Fire Suppression and Explosion Prevention Testing.
Skaggs, S. R.;
Heinonen, E. W.;
Moore, T. A.;
Kirst, J. A.;
||New Mexico Engineering Research Inst., Albuquerque.;National Risk Management Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
||NMERI-OC92/26; EPA-R-817774-01-0; EPA/600/R-95/150B;
Environmental chemical substitutes;
Fire extinguishing agents;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||The report gives results from (1) flame suppression testing of potential Halon-1301 (CF3Br) replacement chemicals in a laboratory cup burner using n-heptane fuel and (3) explosion prevention (inertion) testing in a small-scale explosion sphere using propane and methane as fuels. Test equipment and techniques are described. Agent performance is given in terms of the concentration required to achieve flame extinguishment in the cup burner and as the concentration required to achieve explosion inertion, defined as an explosive overpressure of 1 psi (6.9 kPa) or less. Results are also expressed in terms of weight and storage volume equivalents, reflecting the weight and storage volume of a candidate agent required to achieve the same performance effectiveness as Halon-1301.
||See also Volume 1, PB96-109061. Sponsored by National Risk Management Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
|NTIS Title Notes
||Final rept. Oct 90-Mar 93.
||71M; 81A; 94H; 41I; 97K; 68A
||PC A06/MF A02