Fix-A-Flat Aerosol Tire Inflators are the cheapest & quickest way to repair a flat tire in an emergency. Fix-A-Flat Aerosol Tire Inflators are designed to seal small tire punctures & provide enough inflation to lift the rim off the ground.
For many American motorists, it’s still one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to fix a . Simply use an aerosol tire inflator like the ones manufactured by Fix-a-Flat to fix a puncture, and you’re ready to go. If you are one of those motorists, you also must know that aerosol tire inflators have been linked to tire explosions, causing catastrophic injuries and even death.
Aerosol inflators are handy devices that have become very popular over the past couple of decades. These provide a cheap way to fix a tire when you are nowhere near an auto repair shop and have a flat. The can comes with sealant that fills up the inside of the tire to seal the puncture. Aerosol tire inflators are meant to be temporary fixes.
The next day a mechanic came to do some repair work on the tractor that included welding on the tractor wheel to which the two cans of tire inflator were added the day before. The mechanic was shown the two cans of tire inflator and the fact that they were labeled non-explosive. The main propellant in the tire inflator aerosol was dimethyl ether. No sooner did the mechanic strike an arc on the metal wheel when it exploded, killing the mechanic. The role of Chemaxx was to access the inherent chemical explosivity of the aerosol tire inflator formula and to participate in simulation experiments. Chemaxx also contributed views on the Material Safety Data Sheet and Label for the product. The video shown here demonstrates the explosive force of the formula.
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