July, 2019

201901JulAll DayH2S explosion in sulphur tankEPSC Learning Sheet | Sulphur tanks need specific attention to avoid an H2S explosionLessons:Asset integrityLanguage:EN Origin: EPSC Document Type:BulletinTopics:Flammable Atmospheres


The vacuum breaker on a tank for molten sulphur was plugged blocking the air sweep gas flow, resulting in elevated H2S concentration. An ignition source created an explosion. H2S dissolves from the molten Sulphur


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