Monthly Archives: June 2013

Featured Area of Expertise – Pyrotechnics -Explosion at Canadian Firework Warehouse While no one is happy to hear about these types of disasters, AEI has subject matter experts on staff ready to assist with the investigation of the circumstances related … Continue reading

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This week, we invite you to view a few videos from our “EYEonAEI” YouTube Channel

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The Malicious Milkshake Mixer Mystery

By Cameron J. Novak, MS, CFEI, MN-CFI On a busy Friday evening at a local fast food restaurant, an employee had been making a large number of milkshakes when she received an electric shock. She reportedly had her left hand on the … Continue reading

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Translating Chemical Engineering Into Plain English

By John L. Schumacher, MChE, PE, CFI, CFPS How can benzoyl peroxide and sodium percarbonate cause a fire or explosion?  What are the important factors to consider when evaluating the potential for self heating to ignition of alkyd resin- or linseed oil-based … Continue reading

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