Explosion of a benfield solution storage tank


  • J. T. McDaniel

    1. Farmland Industries, Pollock, Louisiana
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    • J. T. McDaniel, who earned his B.S.Ch.E. from Louisiana Tech University, is Technical superintendent at Farmland Industries' Pollock, Louisiana Nitrogen Plant.


After a plant shutdown, a 100,000 gallon Benfield solution storage tank exploded causing extensive damage to the plant.