Articles & Case Studies
Case Study: Aluminum Oxygen Tank Fires Initiated by Impact
In recent years, several notable oxygen tank fires have occurred after a fall or sudden impact. WHA is actively investigating what went wrong.
Case Study: Power Plant Hydrogen Explosion
In 2007, a routine gaseous hydrogen (GH2) delivery resulted in a fatal hydrogen explosion at a power…
Case Study: PCTFE Dimensional Instability Results in Oxygen Fires
Learn how a small plastic part led to big problems in the oxygen industry.
Real world oxygen fire evidence underscores the need for safety
Over 30+ years of investigating oxygen fires at WHA International, Inc., we have documented hundreds of incidents and related fire-damaged artifacts.
Case Study: LOX Valve Internal Fire
When operators first discovered an internal leak in Valve V6272A, they weren’t particularly concerned. The valve was…
Case Study: Large industrial ball valve fire
Case Study: Large industrial ball valve fire In 2001, WHA International, Inc. investigated a major industrial oxygen…
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