Posts Tagged ‘flame arrestor’

Detonation Arrestors for Unstable Detonation Conditions in Piping Systems

Posted in Regulator on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. No comments yet
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For production processes with flammable substances, flame arrestors are important safety devices that allow gases to pass through but prevent flames in order to prevent a larger fire or explosion. A recent Control Engineering Europe article, Detonation arrestors reduce complexity and increase safety, highlights considerations in detonation arrestors, which are flame arrestors designed to prevent […]

Basics of Flame Arrestor Technology

Posted in Regulator on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015. One comment so far
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In process operations with combustible gases, flame arrestors are devices that help mitigate the risk of combustion. Wikipedia defines these devices: A flame arrester (also spelled arrestor), deflagration arrester,[1] or flame trap[2] is a device that stops fuel combustion by extinguishing the flame.[3] I mention this because I saw a LinkedIn status update from Emerson’s […]