Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 96–101

Provision of explosion proof air separation units under contemporary conditions

  • V. I. Fainshtein
Cryogenic Engineering, Production and Use of Industrial Gases, Refrigeration Engineering

DOI: 10.1007/s10556-007-0018-8

Cite this article as:
Fainshtein, V.I. Chem Petrol Eng (2007) 43: 96. doi:10.1007/s10556-007-0018-8


Modern methods are considered for providing explosion proof air separation units (ASU); measures required for providing explosion proof ASU are given; explosions in installations equipped with complete air purification units before its supply to low-temperature separation are analyzed; technological reasons are considered for the occurrence of explosion hazard conditions in condenser-reboilers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Fainshtein
    • 1
  1. 1.Kriogenmash OAO, BalashikaMoscow Region