Explosion prevention for lacquer dryers

Project No. FFFF 0180

Status:

completed 12/2001

Aims:

Within lacquer dryers may occur ignitable concentrations of solvent vapours. Constructive explosion prevention.

Activities/Methods:

Literature analysis, experiments, model calculations.

Results:

EN 1539 offers sufficient safety; mathematical-physical description of the drying process; safety measures for irregular function and handling mistakes.

Publications:

PTB-Bericht

Last Update:

28-Nov-2002

Project

Financed by:
  • Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Research institution(s):
  • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig
Branche(s):

-cross sectoral-

Type of hazard:

mechanical hazards

Catchwords:

Anlagensicherheit, Brand- und Explosionsschutz, Normung

Description, key words:

lacquer dryers, explosion