NFPA Standards say, “The owner/operator of a facility with potentially combustible dusts shall be responsible for determining whether the materials are combustible or explosible and, if so, to characterize their properties as required to support the process hazard assessment.”
Your dust is unique and must be tested in order to accurately develop a plan to reduce the risks associated with combustible dust. Factors such a particle size, Kst, Pmax and minimum ignition temperature have a huge impact on the specific controls used to reduce risk. Without a complete understanding of factors unique to your facility’s dust, any system used to process your dust is in danger.
The characteristics of combustible dust are complex and unique at each and every point in your processing system. Our expert team will design a sampling plan to ensure collection of all representative samples and determine the tests necessary to gain the insight required to develop the best solution for your business. Once testing is completed, our team will guide you through the results and discuss the best plan of action.