Appendix G

Spontaneous ignition temperature data

The greatest compilations of spontaneous ignition (autoignition) temperature are those of Mullins [AGARDOgraph No. 4 (1955)] and Zabetakis [US Bur, Mines Bulletin 627 (1965)]. These data have been collated and are given with permission in this appendix. The largest compilation is that of Mullins, and consequently his general format of presenting the data is followed. There have been many methods of measuring ignition temperatures, and the results from different measurements have not necessarily been self-consistent. Mullins lists the various results, a reference to the technique used, and the reporting investigators. Since various techniques have not been discussed in the text, these references have ...

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