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Title: Extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires

Abstract

A low chloride extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires is described comprising from substantially 75 to substantially 94 wt percent of sodium carbonate as the basic fire extinguishing material, from substantially 1 to substantially 5 wt percent of a water-repellent agent such as a metal stearate, from substantially 2 to substantially 10 wt percent of a flow promoting agent such as attapulgus clay, and from substantially 3 to substantially 15 wt percent of a polyamide resin as a crusting agent.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7107602
Patent Number(s):
US 3985658
Assignee:
Energy Research and Development Administration TIC; ERA-02-046114; EDB-77-107698
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 16 Apr 1975; Other Information: PAT-APPL-568,764
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; FIRE EXTINGUISHERS; DESIGN; METALS; COMBUSTION; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; CLAYS; RESINS; SODIUM CARBONATES; ALKALI METAL COMPOUNDS; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBONATES; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; ELEMENTS; MINERALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC POLYMERS; OXIDATION; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PETROCHEMICALS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; POLYMERS; SODIUM COMPOUNDS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; 420600* - Engineering- Safety Engineering- (-1987)

Citation Formats

Riley, J.F., and Stauffer, E.E. Extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Riley, J.F., & Stauffer, E.E. Extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires. United States.
Riley, J.F., and Stauffer, E.E. Tue . "Extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires". United States.
@article{osti_7107602,
title = {Extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires},
author = {Riley, J.F. and Stauffer, E.E.},
abstractNote = {A low chloride extinguishing agent for combustible metal fires is described comprising from substantially 75 to substantially 94 wt percent of sodium carbonate as the basic fire extinguishing material, from substantially 1 to substantially 5 wt percent of a water-repellent agent such as a metal stearate, from substantially 2 to substantially 10 wt percent of a flow promoting agent such as attapulgus clay, and from substantially 3 to substantially 15 wt percent of a polyamide resin as a crusting agent.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {10}
}