Dust Explosions – Hazards, Prevention, and Protection

Authors

  • Martin Glor

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2533/000942903777678443

Keywords:

Dust explosions, Explosion prevention, Explosion protection, Ignition hazard, Ignition sources

Abstract

An overview of the occurrence and characteristics of dust explosions is given. The prerequisites for the formation of a dust explosion are discussed. In particular the importance of the knowledge of the safety characteristic data to assess the ignition hazards due to the different ignition sources occurring in practice is outlined and explained. The measures of explosion prevention and explosion protection are summarized and their advantages, disadvantages, limits and requirements are listed.

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Published

2003-12-01

How to Cite

[1]
M. Glor, Chimia 2003, 57, 778, DOI: 10.2533/000942903777678443.