We are designing facilities that will handle cryogenic liquids (-160 C). Piping and equipment will be insulated not only to minimize heat transfer into these fluids, but also for protection of personnel from cold burns. We have seen conflicting guidance on the minimum allowable surface temperature for insulation to prevent cold burns. Can you cite any definitive guidelines for allowable surface temperatures to prevent cold burns? Thanks and best regards, Vic Victor H. Edwards, Ph. D., P. E. Director of Process Safety Health, Safety, Environment Aker Kvaerner, Inc. 3600 Briarpark Houston, TX 77042 Office: +1 (713) 270-2817 Fax: +1 (713) 270-3195 Cell: +1 (713) 724-0406 e-mail: vic.edwards**At_Symbol_Here**akerkvaerner.com This e-mail and any attachment are confidential and may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. It is solely intended for the person(s) named above. If you are not the intended recipient, any reading, use, disclosure, copying or distribution of all or parts of this e-mail or associated attachments is strictly prohibited. If you are not an intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by replying to this message or by telephone and delete this email and any attachments permanently from your system.
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