Is liquid oxygen flammable?

Answer Liquid oxygen is not flammable, but it will help flammable objects burn more readily. Liquid oxygen is typically stored in an insulated pressure tank in an area with adequate ventilation and away f... Read More »

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Is oxygen gas flammable?

Scientists classify chemical reactions in which something burns as combustion reactions. Combustion reactions require three components: fuel, oxidant and heat. Oxygen acts as an oxidant, not a fuel... Read More »

Is oxygen more flammable the gasoline?

Oxygen itself is not flammable at all. Oxygen is what is needed for flammable materials such as gasoline to burn.

OSHA Flammable Liquid Storage Requirements?

OSHA mandates safe storage of flammable liquids, which are liquids with flashpoints below 100 degrees F. (Flashpoint is the lowest temperature at which the liquid gives off enough vapor to ignite.)... Read More »

Does NFPA require diesel fuel to be treated as a flammable liquid?

The National Fire Protection Agency classifies diesel fuel as a Class II flammable liquid. The vapors of this class of liquids form a flammable mix with air at temperatures above 100 but below 140 ... Read More »