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Explosion Protection & Safety

  • 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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  • Stonehouse Process Safety

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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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  • The Clock is Ticking! Are You in Compliance with NFPA 652?

    June 20, 2018

    There have been too many dust flash fires and explosions in the process industries. The new standard, NFPA 652, on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust is designed to stop this – but are you compliant? Most powders handled in industry can form explosible dust clouds if particle size is small...

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  • NFPA 652 Countdown: Crucial Elements to Include in Your Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis

    Dust collection systems are one of the most critical elements to be included in a dust hazard analysis because they are a leading cause of combustible dust incidents. This eBook will discuss how to use a simple checklist analysis for your DHA, the most common areas to address in your DHA (dust...

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