Accession Number : AD0714703

Title :   Evaluation of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Use in Oxygen Rich Atmospheres.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TEX

Personal Author(s) : Eggleston,Lester A.

Report Date : 18 MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The extinguishing systems were tested for a space environment simulator having a 100% oxygen atmosphere. The systems studied were a Freon 1301 (bromotrifluoromethane) system, and water spray heads using ultraviolet detection, flame detectors, and ionized particle detectors.

Descriptors :   (*SPACE SIMULATION CHAMBERS, *FIRE EXTINGUISHERS), (*FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS, TEST METHODS), FLUOROHYDROCARBONS, HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS, WATER, ULTRAVIOLET DETECTORS, TOXICITY

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE