Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection for Machines and Equipment
Part 2: Conveyors, transfers and receivers
Collection of Examples - EN/DE
The compendium shall facilitate the responsible persons in the enterprises to assess the explosion risk when selecting and using machines and systems in explosive areas as described in this brochure and to decide on the protective devices in accordance with the risk assessment.
This part is a continuation of the ”Collection of Examples Part 1: Mills, crushers, mixers, separators, screeners” of the brochure ”Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection for Machines and Equipment“.
As described in various ISSA brochures, especially “Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection for Machines and Equipment - Basic Principles” (ISSA, 2004, Mannheim, ISBN 92-843-7129-5), both preventive and protective measures can be applied, as single measures or in combination.
In the following chapters typical dust explosion hazards and possible preventive and protective measures will be discussed for various machinery and installations.
In this brochure it is assumed that hybrid mixtures are not present.
This means that no flammable gases or vapours with a concentration of more than 20 vol. -% of the lower explosion limit (LEL) are present.