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Document ID (ISN)19953
CIS number 72-2091
Year 1971
Convention or series no. ZH 1/200
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Title Guidelines for the prevention of ignition hazards from electrostatic charges
Original title Richtlinien zur Vermeidung von ZŘndgefahren infolge elektrostatischer Aufladungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Gereonstrasse 18-32, 5000 K÷ln 1, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1971. 64p. Price: DM.2.80.
Abstract Definitions are followed by a description of static charge accumulation and general safety measures. The major part of the guidelines describes precautionary measures for specific cases: drive belts; liquid flow; plant components in which electrostatic charges may accumulate; particulate solids and dusts; gas flow and spray painting; films; photogravure; dry cleaning with flammable solvents; explosive substances; hospitals. Appendices contain minimum ignition energy levels and electrical resistance figures.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); fire prevention; fire hazards; static electricity
Descriptors (secondary) flammable liquids; explosive substances; flammable dust; friction drives; paint spraying; photogravure printing; static electricity elimination; hospitals; replaced; directive; belt conveyors
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires