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#1 yasirkingz

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Posted 07 March 2019 - 01:43 AM

Hi everyone,

 

Does anyone know how to detect Methyl Isocyanate if there is a leakeage? 

 

Thanks



#2 Dazzler

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Posted 08 March 2019 - 11:00 PM

This chemical was present in the Bhopal Accident.

It has a significant vapour pressure at ambient temperature.

I'm sure that fixed point and portable gas detectors could be effective. There are many types.

Not sure if there is a simple puffer bottle solution that could be directed at leaking plant equipment to find the exact place of a leak. 

 

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#3 thorium90

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 04:03 AM

Since MIC is flammable, an LEL detector can be a possibility.

Infrared gas detector could also be possible.






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