The major explosion threat in the Aerosols industry are charging and recovery areas where containers are being filled with aerosols or aerosols are being reclaimed. The risk is for the life safety of the people working in these rooms. Even a small release of combustible vapors that reach an ignition source can cause an explosion. The primary detection method is high-speed flame detection combined with an explosion suppression system, prevention methods, ventilation, gas detection and damage-limiting construction. The suppression system utilizes high-rate discharge technology employing water.

Selecting the Right Explosion Protection System

There are three basic types of explosion protection systems: venting, isolation and suppression. Follow the flow chart to get a basic idea of which solution is right for your application.

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