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Document ID (ISN)29708
CIS number 78-1239
ISBN(s) 91-38-04124-3
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Electrostatic powder coating
Original title Elektrostatisk pulversprutning [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Anvisningar nr 12:2, National Board for Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, 100 26 Stockholm, Sweden, Apr. 1978. 11p.
Abstract These directives (entry into force: 1 July 1979) contain safety rules for powder coating booths (design for easy cleaning, exhaust ventilation rate calculated so that the lower explosive limit of the powder/air mixture cannot be reached, flameproof construction of exhaust fan, etc.), workplace premises (conductive flooring to facilitate cleaning and eliminate static electricity, adequate ventilation, etc.), electrical equipment (construction for personnel safety and explosion prevention), earthing (handle of spray gun, workshoes with conductive soles, etc.), protection against fires and maintenance of electrostatic coating equipment (skilled personnel, handling of powders without raising dust cloud, etc.). Reproduction of 2 warning notices for workplace display.
Descriptors (primary) powder coating; static electricity; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) flammable dust; maintenance; explosion hazards; electrical safety; static electricity elimination; warning notices; safety by design; explosion-proof electrical equipment; fire protection; replaced; directive; earthing; explosion prevention
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment