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Application fire prevention

Fire Prevention

To start a fire flammable material is needed, together with an ignition source and oxygen.

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If oxygen is replaced by nitrogen; we reduce the risk of fire or explosion. Maximum Oxygen Concentration (MOC) is the concentration at which a substance can no longer burn. Reducing the oxygen concentration below MOC prevents explosion and fire. (The MOC level depends on the substance.)