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Can I download / Export Assessments?

Published 1 month ago

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

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What is Hazardous Area Classification?

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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 re

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What means the LEL and UEL of substances?

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The Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) is the lowest concentration of a gas, vapor or dust that will burn in air. The Upper Explosion Limit (UEL) is the highest concen

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Ammonia Storage

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Quite often we get the question whether it is necessary to classify ammonia storage vessels and pump rooms into hazardous areas. Many people think that it’s not

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What means the MIE of substances?

The MIE of a substance is the Minimum Ignition Energy needed in order to ignite a flammable substance with air or oxygen, measures by a standard procedure.

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How are the MIE and gasgroup related?

Equipment that is certified for used in hazardous areas must be Ex certified according to the applicable standards. Substances which create a hazardous area can

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What means the AIT of substances?

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 ext

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How are the AIT of substances and T-class of equipment related?

The Auto Ignition Temperature of substances and the Temperature Class of Equipment are related. The Auto Ignition Temperature of substances is the

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What means the Pmax of Substances?

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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

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