Noxious and Explosive Gases in Industry and War

CIM Bulletin1940
The present paper deals with gases only insofar as they are sources of danger, or are hazards to health. It may be noted, however, that, in point of tonnage, air is one of the most important materials handled in any industrial plant. In the operations of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company, for example, 138,000 tons of air are handled daily, the only material exceeding this figure being water.
Keywords: Acid, Air, Ammonia, Ammonia, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen sulphide, Equipment, Explosion, Explosives, Oxygen, Plants, Pressure, Safety
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