Explosion of dissolved acetylene plant in China


The gases industry is given an early New Year warning in the name of safety, with the news that a dissolved acetylene plant in Huizhou city of Guangdong province in China was burnt to ashes at the end of 2019.

The incident at the end of November saw the explosion of a cylinder on the filling deck, as well as subsequent explosions at the site.

No injuries or casualties were reported at the time of the incident, the reason for which was not yet known.

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