Are Flap Valves Safe? Fike Test Data Proves Explosion Isolation Flap Valves are not Always Tested under Real-World Conditions | The Powder Show 2020

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Are Flap Valves Safe? Fike Test Data Proves Explosion Isolation Flap Valves are not Always Tested under Real-World Conditions

Jef Snoeys, PhD  (Director, Chief Scientist, Fike Corporation)

Bruce McLelland, CET  (Business Development Director, Explosion Protection, Fike Corporation)

Location: Booth 3441

Date: Tuesday, October 6

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Track: Center Stage

Vault Recording: TBD

TBD

Takeaway

An extensive overview of metal dust explosions in the industry with causes and trends will be presented. Explanations will be given why metal dust explosions are so dangerous and devastating. New experimental findings, inconvenient and controversial, will be presented. Suggestions to update industry standards and guidelines will be presented and discussed.

Intended Audience

Safety practitioners, first responders, incident investigators, combustion lab technicians and managers, safety consultants, fire marshalls, explosion prevention and mitigation system providers, QHSE and HSE managers and staff