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Publication Date: 04/1990
Pages: 3
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Suppression system prevents explosion, damage, and possible injury

When carbonized corn starch started a dryer explosion at National Starch and Chemical, a suppression system detected and stopped the blast.

National Starch and Chemical, headquartered in Bridgewater, N. J., makes starches and specialty chemicals used in foods, clothes, paper, furniture, containers, and other items. National operates more than 100 manufacturing plants and technical service facilities worldwide.

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