Authorities said the fire was caused by an overheated
computer that came into contact with a fabric curtain.
They sprinkled quartz sand over the overheated
battery so that the smoke could be contained and sucked out after switching on the ventilation," said the statement.
The plane finished a five-day non-stop flight from Nagoya, Japan, as planned, but its specialized lithium-ion batteries overheated
and were irreparably damaged.
Troubleshooting found switch overheated
, burned and power wire showed evidence of overheating.
Engine overheating is a common phenomenon, but if you continue driving when your engine is overheated
, chances are that you will blow the cylinder head.
TWO men were treated by paramedics after the latest in a series of fires sparked by overheated
wheat bags in Merseyside.
New York (USAsian Network Business & Industry News) Wed, Jan 29, 2014 - Japanese investigators probing a lithium-ion battery meltdown on a Boeing 787 a year ago are looking at a battery that overheated
on a Dreamliner in Tokyo this month to help unlock the cause of the earlier fire, an official from the Japan Transport Safety Board said.
Although overheating in buildings is often defined with respect to thermal comfort, given the escalating warming trends it stands to reason that overheating risk assessments must include means to quantify the state of being overheated
in ways relevant not only to comfort but also to health, especially considering the growing elderly population who are among the most vulnerable to heat stress.
'Dreamliner' batteries overheated
on planes that were in flight in Japan and parked in a Boston airport.
GS Yuasa, the same company that provides batteries that overheated
on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft, provides batteries for the vehicle.
The worldwide fleet of 50 Dreamliners was grounded in January, following an emergency landing by All Nippon Airways (ANA) after a lithium-ion battery overheated
on the aircraft.
Warwickshire Fire Service were called to 58 vehicle fires in Warwick, Leamington and Kenilworth, of which 38 were caused by a faulty fuel supply or overheated
"The cause of the blaze is understood to have been an uncoiled extension lead, fitted to an oil-fired heater, which overheated
"Four people burned themselves after they touched the device, which had overheated
during charging," he said.
The commission said that since an initial recall in May 2009, HP has received additional reports of overheated
and ruptured batteries, leading it to expand its recall to include more models.