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Article archive for HOERBIGER Holding AG;

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Toluene transfer into an ungrounded bucket 11 October 2016

Newson Gale’s latest case study on the risks of electrostatic ignition investigates how an everyday task resulted in an uncontrollable fire which spiralled out of control during a simple toluene transferring operation forcing evacuation of the facility. To read the full article, click on the headline....

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Static Grounding & Bonding Applications Handbook 09 August 2016

Download your complimentary copy to understand static electricity and why it is a credible ignition source in HAZLOC / EX atmospheres, discover examples of the processes most commonly associated with electrostatic ignitions and much more.... ...

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Dust cloud ignition caused by static electricity 05 July 2016

Newson Gale’s case studies of fires and explosions caused by static electricity draw attention to the wide range of processes that are susceptible to electrostatic charge generation and accumulation on portable and fixed plant equipment. The latest case study investigates the factors behind the ignition of a combustible dust cloud during a manual powder processing operation. ...

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HOERBIGER acquires Newson Gale 08 January 2016

Effective January 4, 2016 HOERBIGER Group headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, acquired Newson Gale, Nottingham, United Kingdom. ...

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