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Publication Date: 11/2011
Pages: 4
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Guidelines for choosing an explosion protection system for your dust collector — Part II

This article explains how to choose an explosion protection system with the most suitable and cost-effective method (or combination of methods) for your application.

The following guidelines show how a dust collector can be equipped with an explosion protection system using venting, isolation, or suppression (or a combination) to handle particular combustible dust hazards and process requirements. These guidelines describe six dust collectors, each handling successively greater combustible dust hazards and process limitations, and explain why a particular explosion protection system was chosen for each.

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