Food & Grain

The Food & Grain industry produces large amounts of combustible dust. In addition, the products involved in the processing – starches and sugars, for example – in fine particles are a constant explosion threat. KST values vary across an entire range spectrum. There are also special challenges for explosion protection systems that must be installed according to special installation practices in order to meet sanitary requirements for products such as food additives and powdered milk.

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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