ASCO Explosion 2005

During the early morning hours of January 25, ASCO employees filled cylinders with purchased acetylene. At approximately 9:30 am, with the depletion of the supply of purchased acetylene, they began to produce acetylene from calcium carbide in the generator. Because of heavy snowfall, workers were shoveling snow in the area south of the decant tanksContinue reading “ASCO Explosion 2005”