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Vahid Ebadat (CEO, Stonehouse)
Location: Room 3
Date: Tuesday, October 6
Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Track: Track C: Dust Collection & Safety
Vault Recording: TBD
An electrostatic ignition source is a discharge (or “spark”) that results from the generation and accumulation of electrostatic charges. Electrostatic charges may be generated whenever any two materials come into contact with each other and then separate (as occurs frequently throughout bulk solids handling and powder processing systems). If this hazard is not mitigated, a spark can result, which can lead to a flash fire or an explosion. Attend this session to better understand the nature of electrostatic ignition hazards and the practical measures available to mitigate or eliminate them. Understanding electrostatic spark hazards is critical to protecting your people, facility, and business against potentially catastrophic explosions.
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