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ASTM Standards Compilation focuses on oxygen system fire hazards.

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October 12, 2010 - ASTM Standards for Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems, offered in CD-ROM or bound format, features 23 ASTM standards that address fire hazards in oxygen systems, including safe practices in design, materials selection, storage, handling, and operations. While serving as resource for those involved in production or use of liquid or gaseous oxygen or oxygen-enriched gas mixtures, compilation also complements ASTM Manual on Safe Use of Oxygen and Oxygen Systems (Manual 36).

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM Standards for Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems

Press release date: October 8, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new compilation from ASTM International features 23 ASTM standards that address fire hazards in oxygen systems, including safe practices in design, materials selection, storage, handling and operations. This is a vital resource for those involved in the production or use of liquid or gaseous oxygen or oxygen-enriched gas mixtures, including engineers, scientists, technicians, purchasing agents, plant managers and operators, safety professionals, and those who supply, design, or manufacture hardware for oxygen services. This is an ideal companion CD to the ASTM Manual on Safe Use of Oxygen and Oxygen Systems: Handbook for Design, Operation, and Maintenance, 2nd Edition (Manual 36). ASTM Standards for Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems is available for $92 USD (CD-ROM; stock #: OXYGENCD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8630-9). To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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