Menu

LEV Central

The Knowledge Base for LEV

FRICTION FACTOR CALCULATION IN EXCEL

Published on

Radigan Engineering have a free to download excel spreadsheet. Taken from their website: When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to calculate the Darcy-Weisbach friction factor… engineer’s often throw up their hands, go back to their old college textbooks, and say “about .02!” [Which normally isn’t off by more than a factor…

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

Published on

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.

SHAPA Cartridge Filter Technology

Published on

SHAPA = Solids Handling & Processing Association Visit www.shapa.co.uk to find out more about membership. This document is titled Cartridge Filter Technology and talks about the growth of cartridge type filter elements, Legislation and Environmental Considerations, Media development, Adapting to application requirements and the benefits of reduced maintenance and improved cleaning.  Click here to download…

SHAPA Dust Explosion Protection using Flameless Venting

Published on

SHAPA = Solids Handling & Processing Association Visit www.shapa.co.uk to find out more about membership. This document is titled Dust Explosion Protection using Flameless Venting by Jef Snoeys of Fike Corporation. A snippet taken from the documents introduction: A new option – flameless venting – has recently been developed for dust explosions and is being…

BOOK Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards by William Popendorf

Published on

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

Published on

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…

SLIDE SHARE: Effective design and management of LEV systems

Published on

Slide share is a great resource site.  This presentation has been uploaded by M.Slater of Diamond Environmental and is titled Effective design and management of LEV systems. This is a good presentation which defines what an LEV is and the roles of Employers, Employees and Suppliers.  It ‘does what it says on the tin’ and is…

SEA/HSE Nickel and Nickle Alloy Plating Operations: Controlling the Inhalation Risk

Published on

www.sea.org.uk About SEA: As a Trade Association, The SEA endeavour to be the voice that represents our members in areas surrounding legislation and government that affect our ability to produce and compete successfully in an increasingly competitive global market. We are very proud of the contribution that the UK treatment industries have made to current technology employed…

HSE COSHH essentials in ceramics: Silica

Published on

COSHH Essentials sets out basic advice on what to do to control exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace. It takes the form of straightforward advice in ‘factsheets’ called ‘control guidance sheets’. There are two types of sheets, industry-specific ‘direct advice sheets’ and ‘generic control guidance sheets’. CERAMICS DIRECT ADVICE The following are direct advice sheets for…

HSE Fume cupboards and bio-safety cabinets design advice

Published on

Fume cupboards and bio-safety cabinets This section of the HSE website highlights the importance of well deigned Fume cupboards and bio safety cabinets which include some good and bad examples. Snippet taken from the page: Fume cupboards and bio-safety cabinets are in widespread use within the pharmaceutical industry, and play an important role in protecting…