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RP 2028

Flame Arresters in Piping Systems

RP 2028 Covers the use and limitations of flame arresters installed in piping systems in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. It provides a general overview of flame arresters currently in use and some potential concerns or limitations. Applicable combustion and flame propagation parameters are discussed including the distinction between arresting flames versus arresting detonations.

3rd Edition | February 2002 | Reaffirmed: December 2010 and 2-Year Extension: February 2015 >

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