List of boiler explosions - WikipediaRequired notice of a boiler explosion to be sent to the Board of Trade within 24 hours of occurrence and established inquiry authorizations 1884: ASME Boiler Testing Code: Safety Standard United States: The "Code for the Conduct of Trials of Steam Boilers", the first U.S. code for conducting boiler tests, is issued 1890: Boiler Explosions Act, 1890Category:Boiler explosions - WikipediaWikimedia Commons has media related to Boiler explosions: Subcategories. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. M Maritime boiler explosions (19 P) R Railway boiler explosions (8 P) Pages in category "Boiler explosions" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total. Boiler explosion - WikipediaA boiler explosion is a catastrophic failure of a boiler.There are two types of boiler explosions. One type is a failure of the pressure parts of the steam and water sides. There can be many different causes, such as failure of the safety valve, corrosion of critical parts of the boiler, or low water level. Corrosion along the edges of lap joints was a common cause of early boiler explosions.List of 21st-century explosions - WikipediaAn explosion at a sports centre in the Belgian town of Chimay kills one person and injures another four. A gas explosion is suspected to be the cause. 10 September 2016 Bangladesh: Dhaka: 25 70 A boiler explodes causing a fire in a factory in the Bangladeshi city of Tongi killing at least 25 people and injures 70 others. 11 September 2016 BeninLargest artificial non-nuclear explosions - WikipediaThere have been many extremely large explosions, accidental and intentional, caused by modern high explosives, boiling liquid expanding vapour explosions (BLEVEs), older explosives such as gunpowder, volatile petroleum-based fuels such as petrol, and other chemical reactions.This list contains the largest known examples, sorted by date.
List of industrial disasters - WikipediaA boiler explosion, building collapse and fire killed 58 people and injured 150 in Brockton, Massachusetts. October 6, 1907: Standard Steel Car Company was a large pressed steel car company in Butler, Pennsylvania. A ladle containing 9,000 lbs. of molten steel exploded in the plant, killing 4 workers instantly, fatally wounding 20 others, and List of explosions - WikipediaBrescia explosion: A gunpowder store blew up after being hit by lightning, killing between 400 and 3000 people (reports vary) and destroying a large part of the city. 18 July 1806 Malta2020 Beirut explosion - WikipediaThe explosion was felt in Turkey, Syria, Israel, and parts of Europe, and was heard in Cyprus, more than 250 km (160 mi) away.   It was detected by the United States Geological Survey as a seismic event of magnitude 3.3, and is considered one of the most powerful non-nuclear explosions in history .Steam explosion - WikipediaA steam explosion is an explosion caused by violent boiling or flashing of water into steam, occurring when water is either superheated, rapidly heated by fine hot debris produced within it, or heated by the interaction of molten metals (as in a fuel–coolant interaction, or FCI, of molten nuclear-reactor fuel rods with water in a nuclear reactor core following a core-meltdown).