Storage - Chemical Agent Instructor

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Storage - Chemical Agent Instructor
STORAGE OF CHEMICAL
AGENTS
Three Factors concerning Proper
Storage of Chemical Agents
Storage of Chemical Agents
 Liability
Law
suits and fines.
–Malfunctioning Device,
causing injury or death
to public / fellow
officer.
Storage of Chemical Agents
 Economical
–proper placement and rotation
would enable your agency to buy
less
Storage of Chemical Agents
 Reliability
–critical in the proper functioning
of the munitions, which include
»delay elements
»propelling charges
»detonators
»bursting charges
Three factors related to the
deterioration of chemical agents
Expiration
DETERIORATION

HEAT
– IDEAL STORAGE TEMPERATURE
»60 DEGREES
 SATISFACTORY
TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 60
AND 80 DEGREES
DETERIORATION
 HUMIDITY
–IDEAL-50% RELATIVE
HUMIDITY
–SATISFACTORY-70%
HUMIDITY
DETERIORATION
 EXPIRATION
– SHELF LIFE MIN 5 YEARS
»IDEAL STORAGE CAN
DOUBLE THE LIFE
»POOR CONDITIONS WILL
SHORTEN LIFE
DRASTICALLY

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