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Expanded Metal Networks: A Safety Net to Thwart Gas Explosions

December
2001

Using active deflagration suppression is the usual way to prevent or mitigate gas explosions. However, this is not always practical. A passive method is now available - inserting a metal foil into the vessel to absorb the heat of reaction and putting a limit on the temperature rise.

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