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Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

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I'm working for a client that makes a powdered food product to write up a preliminary dust/powder hazard report for their operations. Unfortunately, the client doesn't have any test data on the powders they used and has stated they aren't able to get data from their suppliers. I was wondering if anyone knew of databases like GESTIS, or any sources really, where I could look for some representative values of various dust explosivity parameters.

RE: Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

Apart from GESTIS? What else do you need?.

There are, however,companies/labs that will do test for you. GEXCON in UK will do this and they are also in USA.

RE: Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

(OP)
GESTIS has some data that's been useful but I wanted to check other sources for powders I haven't been able to gather any data on with GESTIS. The direction my manager gave me was to try to find representative values so that we could prepare a recommended list of materials for laboratory testing as a balance to saying "test all powders". I've recommended to the client that they work with/lean on their suppliers to see if the material suppliers have the data.

RE: Sources for representative values of various dust explosion data

(OP)
My company has already told the client that they should send more of their powders for testing. Fauske is a company that is used in the US, but I can include Gexcon as another choice.

I've also used Knovel to look up literature values in addition to GESTIS.

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