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Spontaneous Ignition

Spontaneous Ignition

"Spontaneous ignition is a possible cause of unwanted fire. It is a complex phenomenon of combustible material ignited by its own heat of reaction without external heat or other source of ignition. The purpose of this Digest is to outline the factors responsible for spontaneous heating and ignition and the laboratory methods available for studying the problem. A list of materials with a tendency towards spontaneous ignition is included"
A Canadian Building Digest publication.
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