ASTM International Announces Publication of New Volume

ASTM International has announced the publication of a new volume of the compilation, STP 1561, Flammability and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres.

The updated 13th volume includes 17 peer-reviewed papers that cover the latest research on the ignition and combustion of metals and non-metals, oxygen compatibility of components and systems, analysis of ignition and combustion, failure analysis and safety. It includes aerospace, military, scuba diving and industrial oxygen applications.

This new publication is a valuable resource for professionals in the air separation industries, oxygen manufacturers, manufacturers of materials intended for oxygen service, and users of oxygen and oxygen-enriched atmospheres, including aerospace, medical, industrial gases, chemical processing, steel and metals refining, as well as to military, commercial or recreational diving. Topics in the book cover:

Development of safe oxygen systems;
Ignition mechanisms within oxygen systems and how to avoid them;
Specific hazards that exist with the oxygen mixture breathed by divers in the scuba industry;
Issues related to oxygen system level safety;
Issues related to oxygen safety in breathing systems; and
Detailed investigations and discussions related to the burn curves that have been generated for metals that are burning in a standard test fixture.

STP 1561, Flammability and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres, is available for $95 USD in print  (320 pages; 6” x 9” soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7547-1; Stock #: STP1561) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7570-9; Stock # STP1561-EB).

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM;

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