With the aggressive nature of processing powder and bulk solid materials through drying, shredding, granulating, and pelletizing processes there is a high risk of generating ignition sources like sparks or embers. These hazards are quickly transported along the production line through the pneumatic conveying system and can ignite product and waste dust causing fires and explosions. GreCon’s spark detection & extinguihing systems detect these hazards and activate counter measures before they cause fires or explosions. Sparks, embers, and hot particles are eliminated without shutting down the conveying systems, damaging filter bags, or interrupting production. The systems are Factory Mutual approved and can reduce your risk of fires and dust explosions in transport and collection system as outlined in NFPA 69, 654, and 664 standards.
GreCon Inc., Tigard, OR 503-641-7731 www.grecon-us.com
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