Explosion Safety News

  • Getting processes in shape for the future

    Endress+Hauser at ACHEMA 2018 Endress+Hauser, process automation experts with an in-depth understanding of production workflows, offer plant operators a wide portfolio for both lab and process applications. With comprehensive automation solutions and leading-edge measurement technologies, the company is helping its customers prepare for ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • Reimagining the Cleaning Process

    Rather than desperately dispersing the flow of oil and chemical contaminants via artificial means, it should instead be possible to use biological agents and green technology to neutralize the threat they pose. This was the thought which motivated Janet Angel, an environmental scientist who has worked to redefine and reimagine the process of cleaning up contaminants. Incidents like the ongoing ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • Harden Industrial Hazardous Waste Processing Technology

    Generally solid waste includes municipal waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous waste, and the industrial hazardous wastes in this article refers to hazardous products which are produced or discharged during the production or processing of industrial plant and mining enterprises. It is classified as "National Hazardous Waste List" or recognized as hazardous solid waste. The most common ...

  • Find Your Blanket with this Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector

    Markland's Detector monitors solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, sedimentation basins and tanks, and automates silt/sludge/bio-solids removal. It allows operators to program de-sludge pumps to operate only when necessary, preventing carryover, optimizing feed density for enhanced dewatering, reducing energy usage. The slim profile and use of LEDs make this process control instrument ...

  • Tank Storage Asia: The hardware and software for tomorrows tank terminals

    The international Implico Group's booth at this year's Tank Storage Asia trade show is being designed around the slogan "From entrance to exit". In Singapore, from 27 to 28 September 2017, the consulting company will demonstrate to visitors how modern software and cloud solutions can optimize their tank terminal processes – from entrance to exit. After a successful joint trade fair stand ...


    By Implico Group

  • Protecting Pyrotechnic Workers from Potential Occupational Hazards Associated with Fireworks

    This year, the United States will celebrate its 241st birthday. Communities across the country mark the anniversary with parades and firework displays. These fireworks have become synonymous with the 4th of July holiday and according to an article that appeared last year in USA Today, Americans annually use over 285 million pounds of consumer and display fireworks. More than $1 billion ...

  • Preventing an Explosive or Flammable Safety Hazard

    There are over 1,300 craft distilleries throughout the United States and it is predicted that there will be another 1,000 startups in the next 5 years. Every distillery has the potential risk of creating an explosive environment during the distilling process when ethanol is produced. Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid, and when released into the air produces a flammable vapor. An explosive or ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 400

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is accepting public comments until May 10, 2017 for the next edition of its Hazardous Materials Code (NFPA 400).  The standard addresses the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials (other than for private use in one or two family residences).  Hazardous materials addressed in the standard include: Flammable solids; Organic ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • UL Awards NJZ Lighting Mainland China’s first UL 844-C1D1 Certification

    UL, the global safety science leader, was invited to be present at new product launch event held by NJZ Lighting, and issued the company a certification to UL 844-CID1. UL 844 covers luminaires for use in hazardous locations. With this issuance, NJZ Lighting became the first luminaires manufacturer in China to receive certification to UL844-CID1 for explosion proof lighting, for their Defender ...


    By UL LLC

  • Tetra Tech Awarded U.S. Department of Energy blanket purchase agreement for environmental support services

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement to provide National Environmental Policy Act support services to the U.S. Department of Energy. Tetra Tech is one of six contractors that will share in the blanket purchase agreements with a ceiling of $91 million over a 5-year period. Tetra Tech will provide support services for a wide ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Compute Injuries Due to Fragmentation with the ExDAM HExFRAG Module

    It's finally here! We are eager to introduce HExFRAG, the high explosive fragmentation module of ExDAM. This module will enable modelers to compute secondary injuries caused by fragmentation using the results of an individual explosion generated by the  ...

  • Introducing BREEZE VASDIP to compute explosive safety and physical security parameters

    Today it is our pleasure to introduce to you the new and improved BREEZE VASDIP application which calculates vulnerability parameters for use in BREEZE ExDAM HExDAM and VExDAM, making it an excellent companion product to these modules for explosion modelers. BREEZE VASDIP calculates the damage or injury level produced by a specific combination of pressure and impulse values. If the magnitude of ...

  • Introducing BREEZE VASDIP to Compute Explosive Safety and Physical Security Parameters

    Today it is our pleasure to introduce to you the new and improved BREEZE VASDIP application which calculates vulnerability parameters for use in BREEZE ExDAM HExDAM and VExDAM, making it an excellent companion product to these modules for explosion modelers.  BREEZE VASDIP calculates the damage or injury level produced by a ...

  • Major investment in ATEX crawlers and push-rods

    Responding to increased market demand for equipment that is certified for use in potentially explosive environments (ATEX), Ashtead Technology has become one of the first rental companies to heavily invest in the latest ATEX certified remote control crawlers and push-rod cameras. “We have received a large number of requests for these specialised systems in recent months from a wide range of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • AERZEN is Certified by DNV-GL

    AERZEN blower and compressor packages were certified for marine applications by the DVN-GL, one of the worldwide leading classification societies for the marine industry. Product applications, materials, drawings, strength calculations and performance records of the packaged units were checked and certified to be safe for marine applications according to the rules of the DNV-GL. AERZEN blower ...

  • Shand & Jurs Introduces 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out

    Shand & Jurs, an L&J Technologies Company, with over years of experience in Tank Vents and Gauging, is pleased to introduce the 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out. The 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out has been designed to assist plant personnel for the inspection and removal of spiral wound Flame, Deflagration & Detonation Arrester Tube ...

  • GA3000 PLUS - Continuous monitoring for cost-effective protection

    A fixed gas detection system protects you and your assets as it is designed to reduce the time usually taken to manually asses a potentially explosive area. Furthermore, it is easier and more cost effective to maintain than portable gas detection as it is less susceptible to loss and damage. Geotech’s GA3000 PLUS is a robust fixed analyser that helps customers do that and more. It ...


    By Geotech

  • Confined Space Rescue in the UK

    Some confined spaces are easy to identify. Such as storage tanks, reaction vessels, and sewers, while others are less obvious but equally risky. Things like unventilated room and open-topped chambers. The dangers of confined spaces include a lack of oxygen; poisonous gases and vapours; liquids which can suddenly fill the space; fires and explosions; hot conditions that can lead to an ...

  • PHMSA Issues Final Rule HM-218H – Miscellaneous Amendments

    On Thursday, June 2, 2016, PHMSA issued a final rule on HM-218H to update and clarify existing requirements and addressing seven petitions for rulemaking and two NTSB Safety Recommendations. COSTHA submitted comments to the NRPM which was issued on January 23, 2015. Effective date: July 5, 2016 with voluntary compliance effective June 2, 2016. Highlights ...

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health ...

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