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Document ID (ISN)23599
CIS number 75-1235
ISSN - Serial title 0376-1185 - TÜ
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Scholl E.W.
Title An explosion safety device in a plant for grinding household garbage and industrial waste
Original title Explosionsschutzeinrichtung für Müllzerkleinerungsanlagen [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1975, Vol.16, No.6, p.172-174. Illus.
Abstract Certain materials contained in household garbage or industrial waste may sometimes explode in grinding plant, due to sparks occurring in the grinding mechanism. This article describes a system for preventing explosions which can be adapted to this type of plant, composed of pressure detectors and extinguishers. Evaluation of the degree of extinguishing potential was made on the basis of the degree of flame formation at the plant intake and outlet.
Descriptors (primary) refuse comminution; explosion suppression; grinding mills
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment
Document type -
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal