Flame arrestors alternatives

Asked by judyp 6 years ago | 1 Answers

When not to use Flame arrestors alternative to a continuous purge for flashback protection


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odadmin 6 years ago
  • Could cause blockage
  • Obstruction to flow
  • Due to heat build up they become ineffective within a few minutes of ignition if located near the vent tip

Flame arrestors should only be used if the use of purge gas is not feasible and the discharge fluid is clean.

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