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Newson Gale Ltd

Omega House
Private Road 8
Colwick
Nottingham
NG4 2JX
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0115 940 7500
Fax : 0115 940 7501
Email : Michael.OBrien@newson-gale.co.uk
Web : www.newson-gale.co.uk


Article archive for Newson Gale Ltd;

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Are you using Type C FIBC bags? 11 May 2017

Are you fully aware of what is required when grounding Type C FIBC's? One spark from a static discharge in a combustible atmosphere could potentially be catastrophic. This White Paper provides guidance on how to correctly ground FIBC’s, preventing the build-up of a static charge in a combustible dust atmosphere....

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Earthing Clamps and Cables – Essentials for safety and reliability 30 March 2017

Not every earthing system is the same… There are many layers of protection that can help control the risk of ignitions caused by static electricity. This White Paper examines the importance of hazardous area certified earthing clamps designed to dissipate electrostatic charges safely on site. Click on the headline to read more.  ...

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Dust cloud ignition caused by static electricity 10 March 2017

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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The latest innovation for static grounding protection 08 February 2017

Newson Gale’s Earth-Rite® MULTIPOINT II is the latest innovation which provides customers with accuracy, reliability and flexibility when grounding and bonding multiple items of plant equipment at risk of discharging sparks into flammable or combustible atmospheres. To read our full article please click on the headline....

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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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Grounding clamps and cables – the fundamentals to getting it right 15 June 2016

Grounding clamps connected via cables to identified earthing points are the established and proven method of preventing electrostatic discharges from movable or fixed items of plant in flammable atmospheres. In this article, Mike O’Brien of Newson Gale looks at considerations that should be borne in mind by operators wishing to ensure their clamps and cables are in the best possible condition to keep process operations safe and static spark-free....

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The latest innovation for static grounding protection 07 June 2016

Newson Gale’s Earth-Rite® MULTIPOINT II is the latest innovation which provides customers with accuracy, reliability and flexibility when grounding and bonding multiple items of plant equipment at risk of discharging sparks into flammable or combustible atmospheres. To read our full article please click here.

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