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Article archive for HOERBIGER Holding AG;

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A small spark can cause a big problem 09 January 2017

Not grounding your vacuum truck correctly during product transferring operations may result in disastrous fires or explosions. Grounding correctly with a truck mounted grounding system will prevent this. Click on the headline to read the latest case study to understand more about static electricity....

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Toluene transfer into an ungrounded bucket 15 December 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 see how this incident could have been prevented, 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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