combustive air News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • Stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions

    The new monitoring requirements being imposed on Medium Combustion Plants (MCPs) and Large Combustion Plants (LCPs) in Europe is symptomatic of environmental initiatives affecting a wide variety of industries. In the following article, Dr Andrew Dixon from Gasmet Technologies UK (formerly Quantitech) explains how instrumentation manufacturers are responding to these new challenges. The ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • 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 & ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • The Complete Portable Industrial Combustion Gas & Emissions Analyzer

    The NEW E8500 combustion analyzer is a complete portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing.  The E8500 is ideal for regulatory & maintenance use in boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. The  E8500 Also Includes: Electrochemical Sensors - 02/ CO, NO, N02/ S02, H2S NDIR Sensors - ...

  • 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

  • The Complete Portable Industrial Combustion Gas & Emissions Analyzer

    The NEW E8500 combustion analyzer is a complete portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing.  The E8500 is ideal for regulatory & maintenance use in boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. The E8500 Also Includes: Wireless Communications with Computer & other Windows Devices Up to Nine Gas Sensors ...

  • 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. ...

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • 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

  • 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

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