Accession Number:

AD0271373

Title:

STUDY OF LIQUID OXYGEN CONTAMINATION

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS INC ALLENTOWN PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

A description is presented of the work performed on filtration of solid carbon dioxide particles from liquid oxygen and on ignition of hydrocarbon films in oxygen atmospheres. An investigation of commercial filter assemblies satisfactory for liquid oxygen service was undertaken. The results of this work indicate that a maximum safe level of hydrocarbon hexadecane film contamination is 100 milligrams per square foot.

Subject Categories:

  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE