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  • Changes to NFPA 68 and How They Can Affect Your Explosion Protection Design

    October 19, 2018

    On November 29, 2018 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific, Dr. Ashok Ghose Dastidar, vice president, dust & flammability testing and consulting services, Fauske & Associates LLC, will present "Changes to NFPA 68 in the 2018 Revision and How They Can Affect Your Explosion Protection Design...

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  • Worker Hurt in Dust Explosion at Maryland Fiber Factory

    October 15, 2018

    Officials believe a mechanical failure in a piece of production equipment caused a fire and dust explosion last Saturday afternoon at a Chestertown, MD natural fiber processing plant that left one worker with injuries. About 50 firefighters responded to the Creafill Fibers Corporation facility...

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  • Explosion-Free Vacuum Conveying in Food Production

    September 27, 2018

    The best method to protect against explosions in food processing is to avoid the explosion in the first place. Volkmann VS Series vacuum conveyors, featuring all-pneumatic system design, are ATEX certified against the 13 potential sources of ignition for transfer of powdered products having an MIE...

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  • Combustible Nano-Dust: Smaller Particle Sizes Lead to Faster, Stronger Explosions

    September 24, 2018

    Credit for launching the nanotechnology revolution frequently goes to Richard Feynman’s 1959 talk to the American Physical Society, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” Even if you disagree with this credit, I hope you can agree that Feynman’s enthusiasm for “...

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  • New, Improved Combustible Dust Explosion Isolation System

    August 27, 2018

    A safe and effective means of isolating enclosures must be an integral component of such a system. The new and improved REMBE Exkop isolation system is available for many more applications: for ST 2 dusts, reduced explosion pressures (Pred) of up to 2 bar and larger diameters. Why Isolation?...

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  • Dust Explosion Reported at Landus Co-op Grain Facility

    August 13, 2018

    Officials said a bearing malfunction may have caused a grain dust explosion last Friday afternoon at a Landus Cooperative facility in Templeton, IA that prompted the response of several area fire departments, news organization CBC Online reported  The blast occurred in a grain leg...

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  • CST, Fike, and CTI Join Forces

    August 13, 2018

    Building on its 125+ year legacy as a leading bolted steel tank, silo, and aluminum dome manufacturer, CST Industries announces a new strategic partnership with industrial safety solutions manufacturer, Fike, and environmental and safety consulting firm, Conversion Technology Inc. (CTI). CST...

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  • Dust Collector Fire Damages Kentucky Furniture Plant

    July 27, 2018

    Fire departments from several counties responded to a fire at a Kentucky furniture production plant and retail store on Friday morning that left several structures with heavy damages, several local news organizations reported.  Crews responded to Rocky Top Log Furniture & Railing in...

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  • Solent Process Safety, Inc.

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  • Camfil APC Offers Dust Explosion Prevention Consulting

    June 20, 2018

    The potential for a combustible dust explosion is a reality in many industrial manufacturing operations – especially within a dust collection system. That's why Camfil APC offers a range of consulting and technical services to help keep operations in compliance and employees safe. NFPA...

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