STP958

    Industrial Dust Explosions

    Cashdollar KL, Hertzberg M
    Published: 1987


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    Papers provide new data from laboratory and large-scale dust explosibility testing, data from recent accident investigations in industry, and information on the practical design of preventive and protective measures for industrial equipment. This is a comprehensive reference for such industries as coal mining, electric power generation, grain handling, plastics, chemicals, wood products, and metal powders.


    Table of Contents

    Overview
    Cashdollar K., Hertzberg M.

    Introduction to Dust Explosions
    Cashdollar K., Hertzberg M.

    Influence of Temperature and Pressure on the Explosion Characteristics of Dust/Air and Dust/Air/Inert Gas Mixtures
    Wiemann W.

    Thermal Autoignition Temperatures from the 1.2-L Furnace and Their Use in Evaluating the Explosion Potential of Dusts
    Conti R., Hertzberg M.

    The U.K. Approach to Dust Explosibility Assessment and Its Relevance to Explosion Prevention and Protection
    Abrahamsen A.

    Propagation of Coal Dust Explosions in Pipes
    Pineau J., Ronchail G.

    Secondary Dust Explosions
    Kauffman C., Nicholls J., Sichel M., Srinath S.

    Laboratory and Mine Dust Explosion Research at the Bureau of Mines
    Cashdollar K., Hertzberg M., Sapko M., Weiss E.

    Investigations into the Buildup and Development Conditions of Coal Dust Explosions in a 700-m Underground Gallery
    Kleine W., Müller G., Margenburg B., Michelis J.

    Coal Dust and Gas Explosion Suppression by Barriers
    Furno A., Ng D., Pro R., Sapko M.

    Research on the Suppression of Coal Dust Explosions by Water Barriers
    Lu J., Zhou D.

    Preventive and Design Measures for Protection Against Dust Explosions
    Bartknecht W.

    Review of Coal Pulverizer Fire and Explosion Incidents
    Zalosh R.

    Coal Pulverizer Explosions
    Carini R., Hules K.

    Coal Dust Explosions in the Cement Industry
    Alameddin A., Luzik S.

    A Sugar Dust Explosion and Some Measures to Limit Its Consequences
    Belmans R., Geysen W., Scheys L.

    Recent Dust Explosion Experiences in the U.S. Grain Industry
    Kauffman C.

    A Differentiated Approach to Sizing of Dust Explosion Vents: Influence of Ignition Source Location with Particular Reference to Large, Slender Silos
    Eckhoff R.

    Suppression of Maize Dust Explosions
    Moore P.

    Grain Dust Probes—Calibration and Measurement
    Rajendran N.

    Ignition Probability of Hybrid Mixtures
    Napier D., Roopchand D.

    Determination of Metal Sparking Characteristics and the Effects on Explosive Dust Clouds
    Dahn C., Reyes B.

    Testing of Electrical Equipment for Use in Class II Hazardous Locations
    Vaickauski R.

    A Brief History of Dust Explosions
    Nagy J., Verakis H.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: E27

    Paper ID: STP958-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP958-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5019-5

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0957-5

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