Fire Safety…. A Burning Issue
Fire safe gaskets are essential throughout the refining and petrochemical industries. It’s important to know that should a fire ever break out, it will not be made dramatically worse by the rapid failure of a gasket releasing new supplies of flammable liquid.
Given the shear lethality of HF Acid, what is important in the rest of the refinery is a matter of life and death in the alkylation unit. When a fire breaks out, HF Acid must be safely contained. Fire fighting is hazardous enough under the best conditions, but the addition of HF Acid could create a nightmare scenario.
Yarmouth Research and Technology
Yarmouth was contracted to perform the API 6FB Fire Safety test on the ALKY-
When the ALKY-