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Combustible dust data should be representative of the material in the process and applicable to the operation.

Managing combustible dust hazards requires identification, assessment, and specification of protections against hazards. To do this adequately requires “good” test data. Good test data is accurate, reproducible, representative of the material in the equipment or the fugitive dust in a building space, and applicable for the operating parameters of the equipment. This article describes how to gather the correct data and apply it to the operation under study. Four case studies are provided to demonstrate the approach...


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