Articles &
case studies.

Case Study: PCTFE Dimensional Instability Results in Oxygen Fires

May 4, 2022

Learn how a small plastic part led to big problems in the oxygen industry.

WHA’s 2022 Annual Update

February 23, 2022

Take a look behind the scenes at a 2021 full of change and growth.

WHA’s Hydrogen Combustion Risk Analysis (HCRA) Method

January 27, 2022

To meet a rising need in industry, WHA International has improved upon an in-depth Hydrogen Combustion Risk Analysis (HCRA) method.

Real world oxygen fire evidence underscores the need for safety

November 23, 2021

Over 30+ years of investigating oxygen fires at WHA International, Inc., we have documented hundreds of incidents and related fire-damaged artifacts.

Hydrogen safety training FAQs with Dani Murphy, PhD

September 7, 2021

To get ready for our upcoming hydrogen safety training event, we spoke with one of our course instructors and resident hydrogen experts.

WHA engineers receive NASA Space Flight Awareness Team Award

September 2, 2021

Dr. Harold Beeson and Joe Whitehead a receive NASA Space Flight Awareness Team Award for their work with titanium-nitrogen tetroxide (Ti-NTO) compatibility.

Defend against oxygen fires in medical electrical equipment

July 28, 2021

WHA Engineer Nic Linley explains the risks and paths to compliance for medical electrical equipment that handles oxygen.

WHA Involvement in ASTM protects oxygen industry

June 7, 2021

WHA personnel celebrate new milestones in a long history of collaboration with standards organization ASTM International.

Hydrogen Risk Assessment methods evolve to serve industry and end-users.

April 21, 2021

Hydrogen risk assessment methods continue to evolve in response to the fast-growing commercial hydrogen economy.

New test explores how material thickness affects flammability

March 24, 2021

In a new test based on ASTM G124, engineers use a tapered metal sample to explore oxygen flammability based on “extinguishment diameter.”