It’s That Shocking Time of the Year

It’s That Shocking Time of the Year

Ethanol; Intoxicating or Explosive? This week, especially because it’s December and so close to the Christmas holiday, I worked on an alarming application that involved a static hazard. 100% ethanol was poured from a plastic container, which held approximately 5 gallons of the liquid, into smaller or larger containers that were also made of plastic.  Ethanol is a colorless, volatile liquid. …