Air Products investigates explosion


Air Products is investigating an explosion at its industrial gases plant in Santa Clara in the Bay Area, California, on Saturday (1st June).

The explosion happened during the filling of one of Air Products’ CT-450 hydrogen distribution trailers, and there were no reported injuries.

Multiple vehicles were damaged by the explosion and Air Products has temporarily suspended deliveries from its CT-450 and CT-500 fleets while the incident is being investigated. 

The industrial gases major admits the incident will impact its hydrogen delivery capabilities in Northern and Southern California “for a currently unknown period of time”.

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