SUCO ROBERT SCHEUFFELE Press release

SUCO Robert Scheuffele GmbH & Co. KG
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When handling oxygen, certain safety and accident prevention regulations must be observed. Oxygen as a medium itself is not combustible. However, in conjunction with a flammable substance such as oil or grease, spontaneous ignition may occur.

Plasma-cleaned products for oxygen applications

In terms of quality assurance, SUCO pays attention to the provision of oil and grease-free individual parts when selecting its suppliers. Trained personnel and operating instructions ensure an oil- and grease-free assembly and calibration of the pressure instruments.

During the switch assembly, it can't be completely avoided that isolated small quantities of lubricating oil or skin grease stick to a workpiece. Since even the smallest oil or grease residues are sufficient to cause a fire or explosion when handling oxygen, SUCO recommends the exclusive use of plasma-cleaned pressure switches and transmitters when handling oxygen or other flammable air-gas mixtures.

SUCO ROBERT SCHEUFFELE Press release