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dust explosion codes and standards

Dust Explosion Codes and Standards

A hot topic within the process industries in recent months has been the introduction of the new NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust, in the United States of America. Whilst the European ATEX Directives have no direct jurisdiction in America, and NFPA 652 in Europe, it is critical to understand the features and requirements of both to ensure that corporate initiatives in the combustible dust area ensure compliance with each.

In this e-book, we will look at the new NFPA 652 standard in a little more detail, and help compare it to the European ATEX directive; highlighting the main similarities and differences and how it may affect your sites and global internal compliance programs.