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Document ID (ISN)57079
CIS number 91-1901
ISBN(s) 3-88383-306-1
Year 1991
Convention or series no. BIA-Report 2/91
Author(s) Pfeiffer W., Willert G.
Title Technical measures to reduce dust exposure in the fettling workshops of foundries
Original title Putzereien in der Giessereiindustrie - Technische Massnahmen zur Staubminderung [in German]
Bibliographic information Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG), Alte Heerstrasse 111, Postfach 20 52, D-W-5205 Sankt Augustin 2, Germany, Sep. 1991. 75p. Illus. 46 ref.
Abstract Manufacturing techniques and spatial conditions must be taken into account when developing technical measures to reduce dust exposure during fettling operations in foundries. Since there are numerous ways of implementing such technical measures, it is difficult to define generally applicable rules. Experience with already implemented measures and with advisory participation in the planning of technical measures to be realised at different workplaces may be helpful for designing new dust-reducing installations or modifying existing ones. This report deals with a number of examples of such experience. In accordance with the hierarchy of protective measures specified in the Ordinance on hazardous substances (CIS 89-1079), generally observable rules are referred to. In the second part of the report, concrete examples of installations and technical equipment are used to describe dust-reducing measures and to assess their efficiency. Summaries in German, English, French and Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) cleaning of castings; Germany (Federal Republic of); fettling; foundries; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; report; silica; description of technique; dust measurement; determination in air; ventilation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations