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Coffee Break Training: Hazardous Materials: Carboys for Transporting Hazardous Materials   [open pdf - 240KB]

"Eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov For archived downloads, go to: www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/coffee-break/ These metal carboys were used to transport cryogenic fluids. The small containers in the photograph are known as 'carboys' which are vessels used to transport liquid materials. The metal carboys in the illustration were used to hold cryogenic fluids. The word 'carboy' is derived from the Persian word qarabah or from the Arabic word qarraba, which are translated to mean 'big jug'. Carboy capacities generally range in size from 5 to 15 gallons (19 to 56.7 L) and may be made of glass, plastic, or steel. Glass carboys may be installed in a fiberglass or wood box to protect them from breakage."

Report Number:
Coffee Break Training - Fire Protection Series No. FP-2009-18
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Date:
2009-05-05
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Public Domain
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United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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pdf
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