Symposium on Dust Explosion Hazard Recognition and Control

Published on March 19, 2013

Symposium on Dust Explosion Hazard Recognition and Control: New Strategies
May 13-14, 2009
Sheraton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland

Technical presentations

Dust  Explosion Fundamentals: Ignition Criteria and Pressure Development (PDF, 217 KB)
Bob Zalosh, Firexplo

Combustible Dust Hazard Recognition – an Insurer’s View (PDF, 85 KB)
Henry Febo, FM Global Corporation

NFPA Combustible Dust Hazard Codes and Standards (PDF, 145 KB)
Guy Colonna, NFPA

Practical Concepts for Hazard Screening and Control (abstract) (PDF, 35 KB)
Erdem Ural, LPS&T, Inc.

Testing to Assess Explosion Characteristics of Dust Clouds  (PDF, 191 KB)
Vahid Ebadat, Chilworth

Advances in Explosion Protection Technology  (PDF, 410 KB)
John Going, Fike Corporation

Housekeeping Solutions  (PDF, 331 KB)
Walter Frank, Frank Risk Solutions, Inc.
Mark Holcomb, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Industrial Explosion Protection – How Safe is Your Process? (PDF, 326 KB)
Peter Moore, UTC Fire and Security
Joseph Senecal,  Kidde-Fenwal Inc., Combustion Research Center

Panel Session: Best Practice Guidance for Identifying and Mitigating Hazards

David Snell (PDF, 128 KB), Luminant Corporation
Steve Meszaros (PDF, 165 KB), Wyeth Corporation
Jim Maness (PDF, 369 KB), National Grain and Feed Association
Warren Greenfield (PDF, 370 KB), International Specialty Products