KMCO Explosion 2019

On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, just before 10:46 am, a vapor cloud of isobutylene formed at the KMCO, LLC (‘KMCO’) facility in Crosby, Texas after a three-inch gray iron (a type of cast iron) y-strainer, a piping component, failed. Shortly after 10:50 am, the vapor cloud found an ignition source and ignited, causing an explosion.Continue reading “KMCO Explosion 2019”