Category: Flashback Arrestors

SuperFlash Compressed Gas Equipment and O.E. Meyer Safety Seminar

Posted On: November 24, 2014 by Kristen Cifranic

On November 14, 2014 Superflash Compressed Gas Equipment & O. E. Meyer Company conducted a Safety with Compressed Gases seminar for a 160 participants, at the Lake County Safety Council. Participants were involved in several gas safety demonstrations and discussions, such as properly handling, using, storing, and moving gas cylinders and cryogenic vessels. The seminar also covered an overview of the safety standards from the Compressed Gas Association, Safety Bulletins, and Position Statements along with other OSHA, DOT, and industry practices.   Presenters and participants at the seminar included Dave Marquard and Jason Flanigan from Superflash, and Paul Revolinsky, Branch Manager for O.E. Meyer, Garfield Hts & Lorain.

Posted in: Safety Seminar, Flashback Arrestors, Safety Demonstrations

SIMAX and DEMAX Series of Flashback Arrestors

Posted On: October 15, 2014 by Kristen Cifranic

The SIMAX and DEMAX series of flashback arrestors provides a full range of dry (no water or fluid to check or replenish) flashback, gas reverse flow and hose burn back protection in a compact, economical package. They are approved safety devices under ANSI Z49.1:2012 safety guidelines and help meet OSHA, NFPA and other strict industry safety standards. They are ideal for high volume gas flow applications in pipelines and manifolds.   The best protection for your high-flow processes, without the high costs or checking liquid levels. Thermal shut off protection against burn backs and multiple flashbacks. More compact than liquid arrestors. Many different connections and flow rate options.

Posted in: Simax, Demax, Pipelines, Manifolds, Flashback Arrestors

New Spark Speaks Online Classes

Posted On: August 27, 2014 by Kristen Cifranic

SuperFlash added three new online classes to its "Spark Speaks" series of online courses for gas safety! This NEW series of FREE online courses is perfect for welders, supervisors, or anyone who uses oxygen and / or fuel gas with their job. 1. Intro To Compressed Gas And Welding Gas Safety  This course covers the characteristics of gases, explaining the difference between oxygen and fuel gas and what safety features should be used for each gas. 2. Choosing The Proper Flashback Arrestor For Your Application Goes into detail about the following topics: How accidents occure How flashback arrestors work The different types of flashback arrestors and where they should be placed on equipment (torch and regulators) Calculations of flows and pressures 3. How To Prevent Welding And Compressed Gas Accidents Different regulations from OSHA and CGA are discussed to include the training requirements and equipment maintenance to meet these regulations. We also review the

Posted in: Spark Speaks, Online Safety Courses, Flashback Arrestors, Torch And Regulators

Flashback Arrestors vs. Check Valves: Do you REALLY know the difference?

Posted On: April 23, 2014 by Kristen Cifranic

Flashback Arrestors Designed to stop a flashback AND prevent reverse flow Flashback Arrestors have a flame barrier which stops a rapid flame propagation through hoses, regulators and torches. Flashback Arrestors also include an internal Check Valve which is protected by the flame barrier. SuperFlash Flashback Arrestors can come with a thermal shut off that can stop hose burnback and repeated flashbacks. SuperFlash Flashback Arrestors are U/L approved and OSHA compliant! SuperFlash Flashback Arrestors will stop a flashback even if the internal check fails or leaks. Check Valves Check Valves only prevent the reverse flow of gases, and CANNOT stop a flashback. Check Valves do NOT have a flame barrier Check Valves do NOT contain an inlet filter, which keeps out dust and debris. Check Valves need to be checked at least annually, or more often in abusive or heavy duty applications. Most people don't take the time to inspect them! If a Check Valve fails, the reverse flow

Posted in: Flashback Arrestors, Check Valves

SuperFlash Education Series: Flashback Arrestors and How They Work

Posted On: November 21, 2013 by Kristen Cifranic

Check out our safety education series: Flashback Arrestors and How They Work below. Want a pdf for reference? We can email it to you!

Posted in: Flashback Arrestors, Normal Gas Flow, Reverse Gas Flow, Flashback, Hose Burn Back
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