Uncertainties in the flash point of dimethyl ether

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Abstract

Using the principles of flammability limits and stoichiometry, the currently accepted value for the flash point of dimethyl ether is shown to be incorrect. A corrected value is calculated, and this is about 40 degreesC lower. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-430
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries
Volume14
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • dimethyl ether
  • flash point
  • vapour hazard

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