Accession Number:

AD0763370

Title:

Vacuum Pump Explosion Study.

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING CENTER PHILADELPHIA PA GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

An investigation was made into explosions and backfires occurring in vacuum pumps used on Navy oxygen component test stands. Research and testing uncovered several fire and toxicity hazards on these pumps which carry gaseous oxygen flows. Corrective recommendations are included. Author

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE