Industrial explosions can occur during the conveying, processing, pulverizing and storage of a wide range of combustible materials. Materials such as paper dust, wood dust, plastics, pharmaceuticals, various metal dusts will explode under the right conditions.
Regulations and enforcement by any local Authority Having Jurisdiction or commonly referred to as the “AHJ” for combustible dust explosion hazards have increased over the past years. In most cases the Authority Having Jurisdiction will refer to the NFPA Codes and Standard for Dust Collection and combustible dusts. Dust Collection System handling combustible dusts require additional safety features, these can include, Chemical Isolation, Back Draft Dampers, Explosion Vents, High Speed Abort Gates, Spark Detection, Fast-Acting Valves, to name a few.
We are confident Kernic can assist you with ensuring your system is compliant with any required safety codes or compliance regulations. Contact Kernic today, call 905-632-0562 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org