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Document ID (ISN)63712
CIS number 95-286
ISSN - Serial title 0343-3560 - Schadenprisma
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bastian P.
Title Fire hazards in grain drying plants
Original title Brandgefńhrlichkeit von K÷rnertrocknungsanlagen [in German]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1992, Vol.21, No.3, p.42-45. Illus.
Abstract Between 1982 and 1987 there were 18 fires in 14 grain drying plants in the state of Schleswig-Holstein and the city of Hamburg, Germany. Exothermic reactions triggered by the steady flow of warm air through grain agglomerations turned out to be the cause of the fires. Modifications of the design and operation of dryers for preventing fires are described.
Descriptors (primary) cereals; fire hazards; grain dust; grain elevators; grain and seed processing; drying ovens and plants; drying
Descriptors (secondary) exothermic reactions; sources of ignition; safety by design; accident descriptions; agricultural operations
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires