FLAME ARRESTING HIGH VELOCITY VALVES ON CARGO TANKS OF TANKERS FOR INFLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

The differences between the various types of flame arresting devices (explosion arresting, long time burning flame arresting and detonation arresting devices) and the requirements to be met in safety aspects by such devices are pointed out. With regard to high velocity valves, which are flame arresting devices as well as conditional flame arresters (e.g. crimped ribbon arresters), the conditions of tests related to flame arresting properties and carried out in the Physikalish-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) are described. Furthermore, the conditions for a sufficient carrying-off and diluting of the vented inflammable vapors are explained. Finally the capacity and the facilities of the test plant in the PTB are shown.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The Proceedings consisting of about 45 papers (about 570 pages) will be available in a bound volume from NTIS about mid-February, 1976. Papers from the Fourth International Symposium on Transport of Hazardous Cargoes by Sea & Inland Waterways, Jacksonville, Florida, October, 1975. The article appears also in journal of Hazardous Materials, November, 1976 issue, pages 223-235.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    2100 Second Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20593
  • Authors:
    • Schampel, K
    • Steen, H
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127089
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Coast Guard
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1977 12:00AM