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Fire Technology

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 193–196 | Cite as

Fuel tank inerting and fire fighting, with liquid nitrogen

  • Tolman Geffs
Article

Abstract

The vapor space in fuel tanks becomes a serious hazard when the vapor-to-air ratio falls within the explosive limits of the mixture. the author discusses a system that prevents the formation of explosive mixtures by using liquid nitrogen to render the vapor space inert.

Keywords

Fire Technology Fire Fighting Fuel Tank National Fire Protection Association Breathing System 
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© The National Fire Protection Association 1969

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  • Tolman Geffs

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