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Regulations applying to combustible dust

08-01-2021

Companies that handle combustible dust need to comply with workplace safety regulations, and legislation aimed at preventing the risks posed by combustible dust. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed federal standards for workplace safety in the United States. In the European Union, the ATEX directives have been adopted in order to protect employees and equipment in workplaces with an explosive atmosphere.

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How do I know if my dust is combustible?

25-11-2020

Combustible dust is a more common phenomenon than one might think. The combustibility of a wood-based type of dust is rather obvious, but many other organic dust materials – cocoa powder, flour, lemon pulp, and sugar, for example – are also potentially explosive. As are most fine dust particles from pharmaceuticals, plastics, textiles, and a range of other materials.

Big Belton Blaze: Making the Case for Combustible Dust Safety

14-10-2020

Indeco Sales and Maco Manufacturing experienced a fire that quickly spread within its main manufacturing space and to adjacent facilities. The unfortunate timing impacted their manufacturing employees who were actively working when the fire started. In this type of scenario, properly designed and installed safety devices prevent or mitigate widespread damage due to an explosive event.

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Durable industrial hose reels and cable reels improve efficiency and reduce costs

12-10-2020

Retractable industrial hose reels and cable reels provide easy access to power, oil, gas, air, water, and data connections in many workplaces. Investing in durable, high quality hose reels and cable reels improves the efficiency and convenience of workplace operations. All while simultaneously reducing costs and maintenance needs on a long-term and short-term basis.