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dust explosion

n
(Chemistry) an explosion caused by the ignition of an inflammable dust, such as flour or sawdust, in the air
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Today in Taiwan, after the tragic dust explosion at Formosa Fun Coast in 2015, Gulal in a powder form is no longer permitted.
9m community primary school would sit on the memorial site of the 1960 disaster in which 45 men lost their lives in an underground gas and coal dust explosion.
com/taiwan-water-park-explodes-injuring-least-229-people-attending-color-play-party-dust-1986851) Taiwan Water Park Explodes, Injuring At Least 229 People Attending A 'Color Play' Party; Dust Explosion Was Likely Cause
The purpose of the study was to determine if there were potential dust explosion hazards that would require the filter to be equipped with explosion protection.
All the models of the Simotics HV HP series are available as synchronous or induction motors, in a high- or low-temperature version, with gas and dust explosion protection and with a wide variety of cooling methods.
The oxidation of other commonly known materials such as coal and sawdust can also be the source of a dust explosion.
This means there is a considerably reduced risk of dust explosion, and expenses for protective measures and facility cleaning can be considerably reduced.
To reduce the scale of accidents, the automatic dust explosion localization systems (ADELS) are employed.
John Crew, a wound care expert from Seton Medical Center of the US and other expert team to visit victims who suffered burns in the dust explosion in Taiwan, and share with the patients the use of NeutroPhase for the treatment of deep 2nd grade & 3rd grade burns in order to exert the effect of NeutroPhase to the best.
For a combustible dust explosion to occur, five factors must be present: fuel (combustible dust), ignition (heat or spark), oxygen (air), dispersion (dust suspension) and confinement.
Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbook: A Guide to Good Industry Practices