Understanding Dust Explosion Dangers

Overview:

The unfortunate propensity of dust explosions to destroy entire facilities and claim lives is very real. Powder handling processes often are comprised of interconnected enclosures and equipment. Flame and pressure resulting from a dust explosion can therefore propagate through piping, across galleries, and reach other pieces of equipment or enclosures, leading to extensive damage. In this Chemical Processing Special Report, we take a look at the latest NFPA standards and dust explosion mitigation strategies. This Special Report covers:
 

  • Significant revisions to dust explosion standards – NFPA 654 major changes include new administrative requirements
  • How to defuse dust dangers - carefully consider and then counter risks of fire and explosion
  • Five common dust explosion misconceptions that can lead to a false sense of security

Prepare your facility against potential dust explosion dangers. Download your copy of this Chemical Processing Special Report now.

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