Dust Collection: Dust Collector Explosion Protection/Prevention Options, 1/09
CD of live broadcast of 1/20/09
Can a dust collector be indoors if it contains combustible dusts? What are the NFPA standards around explosion vent installation? What are the electrical classification requirements? What other options are available to protect my dust collector from a combustible dust deflagration?
These and other questions will be addressed by the presenter, Gary Q. Johnson, an experienced industrial ventilation and process safety consultant.
Among the topics to be addressed are
Overview of dust collection system combustible dust hazards
Ignition prevention controls
Explosion venting Options
Explosion prevention options
NFPA documentation requirements – Design and Maintenance
CDs are non-returnable/non-refundable
Presenter: Gary Q. Johnson, P.E., Workplace Exposure Solutions, LLC.
Before becoming a consultant for Workplace Exposure Solutions, Gary spent 27 years at Procter & Gamble, where worked in health, safety, and environment. His focus areas were dust control system design and maintenance, process safety around flammable vapors and combustible dusts, and environmental emissions and discharges. As a consultant over the last 6 years, he has helped clients solve dust control and combustible dust issues in consumer products, pharmaceuticals, plastics compounding and sheet formation, paint and coatings, fine chemicals, and metal forming industries.
Moderator: Robert Harkin, Associate Editor of Powder and Bulk Engineering