combustive air News

  • US Air & Waste Management Association call for abstracts on hazardous combustion

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for its Hazardous Waste Combustors Conference and Exhibition, to be held Nov. 12-14, 2008, in Galveston, TX. The conference will focus on hazardous waste combustion and related regulatory issues. Topics will include regulatory updates, emissions testing, operating and regulatory implementation approaches, monitoring ...

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents conference on hazardous waste combustion

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the Hazardous Waste Combustors Conference and Exhibition, November 12-14, 2008, in Galveston, TX. This conference will focus on hazardous waste combustion and related regulatory issues.“This conference provides a timely opportunity for attendees to discuss the new HWC MACT compliance standards,” said Adrianne Carolla, A&WMA ...

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EMSL Releases Combustible Dust Poster

    EMSL is pleased to announce the release of a new Combustible Dust Testing poster available for distribution on the company’s website: www.EMSL.com.   The poster is free and is a great informational resource for those in industries with combustible dust hazards, including food, grain, wood, pulp, paper, plastics, pharmaceutical, rubber, metals and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Safely Handle Combustible or Explosive Dusts with Air Pollution Control Solutions from United Air Specialists (UAS)

    Combustible dusts generated during manufacturing processes pose a substantial threat to worker and plant safety. Under certain conditions, these dusts can create an explosion causing damage, serious injury or even loss of life. OSHA reports that 281 combustible dust incidents have led to 119 deaths, 718 injuries and extensively damaged facilities. As a result, increasing awareness and improving ...


    By CLARCOR Industrial Air

  • E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Gas Analyzer

    The NEW E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Analyzer is a rugged unit for boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. Pre-calibrated and field replaceable sensors allow for easy diagnostics and replacements to reduce “down-time” and costly repair charges. The E1100 is a NEW hand-held industrial gas analyzer that is a valuable tool designed for maintenance & ...

  • Combustible Dust Hazards Exposed in New Online Video

    Combustible dusts are fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in air under certain conditions. A dust explosion can be catastrophic and cause employee deaths, injuries, and the destruction of entire buildings. In many combustible dust accidents, employers and employees were unaware that a hazard even existed.   In response to theses threats, the IAQ Video ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Workers Still Exposed to Combustible Dust Hazards

    An explosion last month at a Shanghai factory producing parts for Apple injured 61 employees.  The explosion is believed to have been caused by a build-up of combustible aluminum dust. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “Any combustible material (and some materials normally considered noncombustible) can burn rapidly when in a finely divided ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Possible Combustible Dust Explosion Kills Two at Sawmill

    Last week, a sawmill in Prince George, British Columbia exploded and caught on fire.  The explosion was heard blocks away from the disaster and some residents thought there had been an earthquake.   The explosion and fire killed two workers and injured over 20 others.  Some of the injured have been admitted to local hospitals suffering from burns and other related injuries. ...

  • ISHM Educates Workers about Combustible Dust Hazards

    Several months ago, a sawmill explosion took place in Prince George, British Columbia.  The explosion was felt by many area residents, one of whom reported it felt like an earthquake.  The explosion resulted in a fatality and multiple injuries to the sawmill’s employees. The suspected culprit in the explosion was combustible sawdust.  Wood dust is a known combustible dust ...

  • US revises standards for hazardous waste combustion

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for new and existing hazardous waste combustors on October 12, 2005. The April 8, 2008 amendments to this rule revise or clarify several compliance and monitoring provisions in the October 12, 2005 rule. In addition, these amendments correct several omissions and typographical ...

  • Magnesium: A Potential Combustible Dust Hazard in the Workplace

    Magnesium (Mg) is a chemical element and an alkaline earth metal.  It is one of the most common elements found in the Earth.  The free element is a highly reactive material that is not found naturally, but is used by today’s industry. The material is one of the most commonly used structural metals.  It is used as a component of aluminum alloys, for die-casting and to remove ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Expand Your Knowledge of Combustion Analyzers by Attending Our NATE-Certified Training Course on Combustion Analysis

    Are you a NATE (North American Technician Excellence) certified technician? Are you looking for more understanding and knowledge of combustion analysis? Are you aware of the differences and importance of measuring new High Efficiency Condensing Boilers and Furnaces? Well, we here at E Instruments are excited to announce that we now have NATE-certified training courses for combustion analyzers ...

  • Dual Sawmill Explosions Raise Safety Concerns over Combustible Dusts

    2012 has been a challenging year for the wood processing industry across North America.  There have already been two sawmill explosions and fires in Canada that have resulted in dozens of injuries and killed four workers.  The suspected culprit in both cases was combustible dust.    According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “In ...


    By IAQ Services Inc.

  • U.S. EPA ICRs require HAP and other emissions tests on combustion units

    In early June 2009, U.S. EPA issued Information Collection Request (ICR) letters to facilities requiring hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and other emission tests on more than 300 industrial, commercial and institutional boilers and process heaters and on commercial/industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWI). The request is enforceable under Section 114 of the federal Clean Air Act. Facilities have ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Combustion Controls Solutions & Environmental Services, Inc. continues to set new benchmarks.

    Combustion Controls Solutions & Environmental Services, Inc. (CCS&ES) reports doubling revenues in five out of the past 11 years and tripling revenues in three of those five years. CCS&ES, founded in September, 1995, provides a broad range of aftermarket services, including engineering and planned and emergency maintenance retrofits and rebuilds, for thermal oxidizer systems for air pollution ...

  • Non-road combustion engines: reduced pollutant emission limits

    On 6 April 2016, the Netherlands presidency reached a provisional agreement with European Parliament representatives on a draft regulation setting new requirements to grant EU type-approval aimed at reducing pollutant emissions of engines installed in non-road mobile machinery. The agreement is subject to confirmation by the ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Indoor Combustion Products & IAQ Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses combustion products found in the home and how they may impact the indoor air quality (IAQ).   In addition to environmental tobacco smoke, there are many sources of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Combustible Dust Precaution Measures Prevent Dangerous and Costly Situations

    The environmental and building science consultants from EC2 help industries that generate, or handle combustible dusts, test and comply with safety conditions to prevent deadly explosions and expensive fines.   Several years ago in response to ongoing industrial and agricultural accidents related to the ignition of combustible dusts, OSHA issued Directive #: CPL 03-00-008, Subject: ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • BTU1500 “All-In-One” Combustion Analyzer Named a Top Tool of 2016

    Since the beginning, we here at E Instruments have sought to remain innovative and provide our customers all over the globe with products that do more than the bare minimum. Well, our hard work has paid off, and it’s not only helped us to expand our customer base, but it’s also helped our devices to be recognized by many prominent organizations. In fact, we're elated to announce that ...

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