Methanol safety: Overlooked in today’s fuels race

Tests by Survitec have confirmed that traditional water mist fire suppression mechanisms do not perform as expected on methanol pool fires

As the race to find the ideal future fuel heats up, so does the need to make sure fire safety systems are suitable for the new chemistries.

When it comes to methanol, testing by survival technology and equipment firm Survitec has shown that it has to be treated differently.

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