North Jersey Local Section

North Jersey Local Section

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We are a Professional Association of Chemical and Biochemical Engineers devoted to the advancement and growth of its members and promotion of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering as a career.

The North Jersey Local Section represents chemical and biochemical engineering professionals residing or working in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, and Sussex counties in New Jersey, and Rockland County in New York.

Recent Events

2021 Spring Symposium Part 2 - "Electrostatic Spark Hazards - The Nature of the Problem and Practical Measures for its Control"

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm EDT
Posted by Peter Sibilski
A key concern in facilities working with flammable liquids and powders is the initiation of a flash fire or explosion by electrostatic discharges. A flammable atmosphere is created when a critical amount of a fuel (flammable vapor/gas/aerosol/ and/or dust) is mixed with air. Ignition of flammable...Read more