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Document ID (ISN)78624
CIS number 02-889
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Title Requirements applicable to machinery and equipment aimed at avoiding explosion hazards during the machining, processing, melting and casting of magnesium
Original title Beschaffenheitsanforderungen für Maschinen und Einrichtungen zur Vermeidung von Brand- und Explosionsgefahren bei der Be- und Verarbeitung, beim Schmelzen und Gießen von Magnesium [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 Köln, Germany, Apr. 1999. 25p.
Abstract This document reproduces the full text of the proposed guidelines of the Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association (HVBG) concerning fire and explosion protection measures applicable to equipment and machines for the machining, melting and casting of magnesium. Contents: definitions; chip removal machines with defined tool geometry (with or without refrigerated lubricant, miscible or non-miscible with water); chip removal machines with non defined tool geometries; sanding machines; machines and rigs for foundry and casting; fire-fighting equipment; control and locking of machines.
Descriptors (primary) magnesium; occupational safety and health; fire protection; machining; explosion protection; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) casting of metals; responsibilities of employers; explosive substances; respirable dust; information of personnel; chips; directive; shotblasting; melting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances