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Autoignition temperature or ignition temperature

Autoignition temperature or ignition temperature

Autoignition temperature or ignition temperature

       ASTM standard E 659-78    gives a test method for autoignition temperature of liquid chemicals and says that it can be used for some solids.

       Is there a similar standard for gases ?   Or is the standard assumed to apply for gases as well?   

       I did find a reference to a British Standards Institute document for gases:

             BS 4056

        and these might be related:

        DIN 51795  and  IEC 79-4

         I have not found actual copies of BS 4056  or  DIN 51795  and  IEC 79-4.     So if anyone knows of a link to them, please let me know.

Thank you!

RE: Autoignition temperature or ignition temperature

Although I haven't downloaded these, check the following:

API RP 2216, Ignition Risk of Hydrocarbon Liquids and Vapors by Hot Surfaces in the Open Air-Third Edition.

ASTM E 1491, Standard Test Method for Minimum Autoignition Temperature of Dust Clouds.


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