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Detecting Ammonia Leak

Leaks are detected (in small amounts of ammonia) when a lit sulfur candle is used. The candle will give off a very thick, white smoke when it contacts the ammonia leak. The use of phenolphthalein paper is also considered a … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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Ammonia Refrigerants

Ammonia (NH3) is used most frequently in large industrial plants. Freezers for packing houses usually employ ammonia as a refrigerant. It is a gas with a very noticeable odor. Even a small leak can be detected with the nose. Its … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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