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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.”

Configurational Oxygen Testing Enhances Performance for Industry

February 22, 2021

New “configurational” oxygen testing methods evaluate large oxygen devices in actual operating conditions.

WHA’s 2020 Highlights

January 27, 2021

Case Study: LOX Valve Internal Fire

December 17, 2020

A mysterious industrial oxygen valve fire reveals lessons learned…