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SHAPA ATEX Technical Paper (updated)

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SHAPA Practical Guidance for Suppliers and Operators of Solid Handling Equipment for Potentially Explosive Dusts. Taken from the foreword: It is the policy of the SHAPA technical committee to systematically review the technical papers & presentations listed in the “Technical Advise” section of its website. The following Practical Guidance for Suppliers and Operators of Solid…

Reference Material for The Safe Design of Perchloric Acid Fume Hood Exhaust Systems

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This is a useful American PDF document, located on MK Plastics website dated 2008.  This references the best practices for the safe design of Perchloric Acid Fume Hood Exhaust Systems. Please make sure that you check that the resource meets the current guidelines of the country of where your design is to be applied.

USA-EPA – LESSON 3 ESP Design Parameters and their effects on collection efficiency

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LESSON 3 – ESP Design Parameters and their effects on collection efficiency notes. These notes describe the design principles of Electrostatic Precipitator. To view the notes click LESSON 3 These are the notes from the USA Environmental Protection Agency’s Electrostatic Precipitator Plan Review course aimed at Engineers and other technical personnel responsible for reviewing the plans for installation of…

BOOK Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards by William Popendorf

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This is an American book published in 2006 which is available for free on Google books.  This book is a useful reference for the control of Airborne Chemical Hazards. Whilst this is a useful reference, we recommend that you investigate and apply UK Regulations and Guidance where ever possible.

SHAPA – Dust Hood Design

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SHAPA = Solids Handling & Processing Association Visit www.shapa.co.uk to find out more about membership. This document is titled SHAPA Technical Bulletin No. 19 Dust Hood Design by Nigel Hubbard of Dustcheck Limited. Introduction Hood design is one of most important areas to consider when designing Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV). It influences the effectiveness of the system in terms…

SHAPA Sizing of Explosion Relief Vents

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SHAPA = Solids Handling & Processing Association Visit www.shapa.co.uk to find out more about membership. This article has been written by David Burn of Fike UK Ltd.  It is designed to create a better understanding on how explosion vent relief sizing should be carried out.  Particularly of use to those who design and appraise dust filters. …