Flammable components, such as covers, guards or other fixtures can lead to an increased fuel load and fire potential in unexpected (from the designers perspective) fuel or fire locations

Reviewing conditions on a mining vehicle for possible ignition and fire behaviour – flammable and combustible liquids

This paper published by Rickard Hansen from the Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia, presents a study on ignition conditions and fire behaviour on various types of mining vehicles involving flammable or combustible liquids, where data from earlier fire experiments, incident reports and fuel inventories on different vehicle categories are applied. [More...]