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.
WHA engineers receive NASA Space Flight Awareness Team Award
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
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
WHA personnel celebrate new milestones in a long history of collaboration with standards organization ASTM International.
New test explores how material thickness affects flammability
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
New “configurational” oxygen testing methods evaluate large oxygen devices in actual operating conditions.
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