self-ignition


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self-ignition

n
1. the spontaneous combustion or ignition of something without any external spark or flame
2. (Automotive Engineering) (of diesel oil) spontaneous ignition without any external spark
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This innovation is the first of its kind worldwide and has very high efficiency and self-ignition with catalyst e-stones [composite material made of crushed stone] driven by renewable energy.
This is not applicable to any claim arising from fire, external explosion, self-ignition or lightning or burglary, housebreaking, theft, malicious act, or for no fault clause claims in a third-party liability insurance and for insurance claims of passengers of public-utility vehicles,' he said.
Moreover, confusion of the self-ignition phenomena on the basis of the pressure signal can arise from cycle to cycle variability.
The mechanical handling of waste during the time it is stored prior to processing increases the risk that the battery envelope will be broken, leading to self-ignition of the battery which then has the potential to ignite the combustible recyclables / residual waste materials to develop a larger fire.
Spontaneous combustion is the self-ignition of a material.
It takes into account the amount of time passing from injecting the fuel to self-ignition occurence, i.
In order to investigate the flammable properties of seven analyzed polyester materials, the following parameters were determined: combustion heat, the ignition temperature of volatile products of thermal decomposition, self-ignition temperature and oxygen indexes of the studied polyesters.
Calling the 421 tonnes of munitions a "ticking time bomb," the report found the explosion was due to self-ignition of the containers, and ruled out the possibility that an outside source of heat (such as a brushfire) caused the blast.
Fears have also been voiced that it will cause air pollution and traffic problems, and there are concerns about a potential fire risk posed by the storage of large quantities of biomass, because it is prone to self-ignition.
Scientific research into spontaneous combustion of alum shale was spurred on by frequent events of self-ignition in the heaps of caprock of the Maardu phosphate rock mine.
We have no previous records of iPhones undergoing spontaneous self-ignition," a spokesman for the Australian Transport and Safety Bureau (ATSB) told AFP news agency.
Other requirements include two internationally accredited lifebuoys attached with a 30-meter long rope fitted with a self-ignition lamp, magnetic compass readable at night, warning device, sea radar, Geographical Positioning System (GPS), Automatic Identification System (AIS), flashlights, two manual distress flares (Hand Flares), two smoke distress signals (Buoyant Smoke Signals), two parachute distress flares (Rocket Parachute Flares), first aid kit, water-resistant handheld flashlight, repair tools kit, pump to suck water accumulating inside the Water Taxi, ventilation means for indoor areas and an anchor attached to a rope long enough to fit the water depth in the operation area.