Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 2 and Volume 70.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by B.Sc., M.E., Technical Editor “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”-BACON’ NOTE— READERS of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. Hazards of Cotton-Seed Pulp Mills To the Editor: In view of the fact that cotton-seed oil is subject to spontaneous combustion, would factories manufacturing cotton-seed pulp for fodder for livestock, as well as incidental products, be considered as presenting a big hazard from fire? What processes in such a mill would you consider especially dangerous from the standpoint of fire? Do the chemicals employed constitute any particular hazard. Thanking you for an early reply, I am Very truly yours, D. E. Houston. Texas, May 17, 1921. Answer: To follow the process through in such a mill, the raw stock of cotton…

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