Thomas Eagar
Thomas Eagar
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Thomas W. Eagar has been a Professor of Materials Engineering at MIT in Cambridge, MA for 40 years. He has investigated dozens of fires and explosions using his knowledge of metallurgy, arc physics and thermodynamics.

Grounding of corrugated stainless steel tubing does not prevent fires

Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) is a semi-flexible gas tubing favored over traditional black iron pipe because it reduces installation time and requires fewer fittings. However, the thickness of CSST is approximately 10 times thinner than traditional black iron pipe,…

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