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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Fire Hazard of Fuel Oil
Author(s): J.W. Lord
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 179-185
Abstract:The first use of petroleum as fuel for mechanical purposes was at the refineries of the oil companies, where by-products were used under broilers and for heating. The first application in furnances at factories insured by the Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies was about 1888. The introduction, however, was gradual.
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