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Newson Gale Ltd

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

Telephone : 0115 940 7500
Fax : 21 @ Hazardex Live 2024
Email : groundit@newson-gale.co.uk
Web : www.newson-gale.co.uk


Article archive for Newson Gale Ltd;

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Static electricity – the invisible danger? 21 July 2023

Many industrial processes are susceptible to discharging electrostatic sparks in EX / HAZLOC atmospheres. Download the Grounding & Bonding Handbook to learn about the risks associated with road tankers, Ex IBCs, drums and other plant equipment and the measures of control that can create a safer working environment....

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Don’t compromise on safety, clamp down on static 20 June 2023

Ex certified static grounding clamps are one of the safest and most cost-effective methods of ensuring plant equipment and people are protected from static ignitions in potentially flammable or explosive atmospheres. This article from Newson Gale highlights International Standards, Recommended Practices and discusses the practical and safety benefits of controlling the static risk with an ATEX/UKCA, IECEx and FM approved grounding clamp....

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Passive or Active Grounding? That is the question 16 June 2023

For years now simple passive grounding has been used throughout industry as a low-cost safety measure and protection against fires and explosions caused by static electricity but is it as safe as you think?...

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Earthing metal containers in a hazardous atmosphere 04 May 2023

Without suitable earthing provisions on site, electrostatic charges can accumulate on metal containers, such as drums and hazardous area suitable Ex IBCs during the handling of flammable liquids in Ex/HAZLOC. Once such handling operations begin, these metal containers can quickly generate enough voltage for an electrostatic discharge to occur. Ensure your plant is safely grounded....

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Static electricity – the invisible danger? 04 April 2023

Many industrial processes are susceptible to discharging electrostatic sparks in EX / HAZLOC atmospheres. Download the Grounding & Bonding Handbook to learn about the risks associated with road tankers, Ex IBCs, drums and other plant equipment and the measures of control that can create a safer working environment....

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Is the process of transferring powder safe when using FIBC bags? 07 March 2023

The greatest concern posed by static electricity in a flammable or combustible atmosphere is the risk of an explosion due to an electrostatic discharge. With the right approach electrostatic ignition hazards can be identified and controlled. This case study explores the factors behind the ignition source of a static discharge during an FIBC unloading operation. Click to Download....

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Congratulations to all winners and highly commended participants at the Hazardex Awards 2023! 03 March 2023

A total of 20 nominees were shortlisted across five categories for the Hazardex Awards 2023, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners and highly commended participants were announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live! 2023 on March 1 in Harrogate. Find out the winning and highly commended entries here!...

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Newson Gale - Hazardex Live! 2023 Exhibitor Profile 22 February 2023

For over 40 years, Newson Gale has been leading the way in hazardous area static grounding control, serving industries where processes generating static electricity have the potential to ignite flammable or combustible atmospheres....

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Don’t compromise on safety, clamp down on static 01 February 2023

Ex certified static grounding clamps are one of the safest and most cost-effective methods of ensuring plant equipment and people are protected from static ignitions in potentially flammable or explosive atmospheres. The article from Newson Gale highlights International Standards, Recommended Practices and discusses the practical and safety benefits of controlling the static risk with an ATEX/UKCA and FM approved grounding clamp....

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Earthing metal containers in a hazardous atmosphere 24 January 2023

Without suitable earthing provisions on site, electrostatic charges can accumulate on metal containers, such as drums and hazardous area suitable Ex IBCs during the handling of flammable liquids in Ex/HAZLOC. Once such handling operations begin, these metal containers can quickly generate enough voltage for an electrostatic discharge to occur. Ensure your plant is safely grounded....