|Dec9-08, 12:52 PM||#1|
Compressed air at high pressure can cause frostbite?
Is it possible to get frostbite from compressed air? How does this happen?
|Dec9-08, 01:01 PM||#2|
The expanding air cools ( Joule-Thomson effect)
If you have a big pressure difference the cooling effect can be very large - you get ice forming even on a CO2 fire extinguisher.
|Dec9-08, 01:26 PM||#3|
Thanks, I appreciate it. I was curious.
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