ASTM G88 - 13 - Standard Guide for Designing Systems for Oxygen Service

ASTM G88 - 13

Standard Guide for Designing Systems for Oxygen Service

Status : Current   Published : January 2013



1.1 This guide applies to the design of systems for oxygen or oxygen-enriched service but is not a comprehensive document. Specifically, this guide addresses system factors that affect the avoidance of ignition and fire. It does not thoroughly address the selection of materials of construction for which Guides G63 and G94 are available, nor does it cover mechanical, economic or other design considerations for which well-known practices are available. This guide also does not address issues concerning the toxicity of nonmetals in breathing gas or medical gas systems.

Note 1The American Society for Testing and Materials takes no position respecting the validity of any evaluation methods asserted in connection with any item mentioned in this guide. Users of this guide are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such evaluation methods and data and the risk of use of such evaluation methods and data are entirely their own responsibility.

1.2  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.

1.3 This standard guide is organized as follows:

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Standard NumberASTM G88 - 13
TitleStandard Guide for Designing Systems for Oxygen Service
Publication Date10 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Burning, Burn-resistant materials, Combustion, Contamination, Fire, Heat of compression, Ignition, Oxygen-enriched atmosphere, Oxygen service, Oxygen system, Particle impact, Propagation, System cleanness
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