Dust Explosions ?

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Forum topic by Dez posted 02-28-2010 08:41 PM 1340 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-28-2010 08:41 PM

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Came across another industry article on dust explosions. Here is the link if anyone is interested.

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#1 posted 02-28-2010 09:42 PM

Settled a few questions I had about dust and open flames. Thanks for sharing the link.

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#2 posted 02-28-2010 11:40 PM

Thanks Dez, I taught basic combustion to firefighters for years. A dust explosion was just one of them. The requirements for it to occur are based on the amount of dust being kept airborne at any one time. That is why the majority of those occur in grain silos and flour mills.

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