What is Hazardous Area Classification?

Hazcalc - Explanation on hazardous area classification

Explanation on hazardous area classification Hazardous area classificatie is related to the prevention of explosion risks on a site, factory or installation. The first step in the systematic approach on…

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Can i download/export assessments?

Hazcalc - Download / export assessments

All assessments made with Hazcalc can be downloaded / exported directly to a Micrisoft Excel formatted xlsx file. The values of this file can be copy-paste to an Importmodule and…

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What means the Pmax of Substances?

Vaper Cloud Explosion VCE

The Pmax of a substance is the maximum pressure that is monitored during ignition of substances at different concentrations in a laboratory test facility. Tests are performed according to EN…

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How are the MIE and gasgroup related?

Static electricity

Relation between MIE and gasgroup of equipment Equipment that is certified for used in hazardous areas must be Ex certified according to the applicable standards. Substances which create a hazardous…

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Ammonia Storage

Is the toxic effect of ammonia a larger risk than the risk on explosion?

Is the toxic effect of ammonia a larger risk than the risk on explosion? Quite often we get the question whether it is necessary to classify ammonia storage vessels and…

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What means the AIT of substances?

AIT of substances?

Auto Ignition Temperature The auto-ignition temperature or kindling point of a substance is the lowest temperature in which it spontaneously ignites in a normal atmosphere without an external source of ignition, such as a flame or…

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