Category Archives: Combustible Dust

Understanding KST Value and How it Relates to Combustible Dust Safety

Managing combustible dust hazards is critical for facilities that handle any potentially explosive dust. An important parameter in dust evaluation is the KST value, which is a numerical representation of the explosive potential of dust.    If you are someone who is responsible for a location where dust producing processes occur, you need to be […]

Understanding Combustible Dust – Two Helpful Resources

An issue that is far too overlooked, and seriously underestimated is that of fugitive combustible dust. Dusts that have explosive potential pose significant risk and when those risks are ignored, the results can be devastating. Combustible Dust Awareness and Regulations Systems that lack the proper safeguards for combustible dust ignition can result in consequences ranging […]

Is Your Dust Collection System Protected from a Combustible Dust Explosion?

In our last blog post we asked the important question – Do You Have Combustible Dust?. If you do, it is essential for regulatory compliance, and more importantly the safety of your employees, that you protect your dust collection systems from an accidental explosion. How Can Combustible Dust Be Safely Managed? Safely managing combustible dust […]