Jet Fire

Definition(s)


Jet Fire

Turbulent diffusion flame resulting from the combustion of a fuel continuously released with significant momentum in a particular direction.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards

Jet Fire (JF)

Turbulent diffusion flame resulting from the combustion of a fuel continuously released with momentum in a particular direction.

Source: ISO 13702:2015, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Control and mitigation of fires and explosions on offshore production installations — Requirements and guidelines, Second Edition, August 2015. Global Standards

Jet Fire

Fire created when a leak from a pressurized system ignites and forms a burning jet.

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Sixth Edition, January 2014. Global Standards

Jet Fire

Fire created when a leak from a pressurized system ignites and forms a burning jet.

  • NOTE: A jet fire can impinge on other equipment, causing damage.

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Fifth Edition, January 2007 (Addendum May 2008). Global Standards