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Axair Fans UK Ltd

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FREE whitepaper download: The ultimate guide to fan selection in fume extraction systems 29 September 2023

Free to download from the Axair Fans website, this comprehensive resource, written by the experts in fume fans and air movement for chemical applications, is your roadmap to mastering the process of fan selection in complicated fume extraction systems, ensuring a healthier, safer, and more productive workspace....

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The importance of auto ignition temperatures in ATEX fan selection 08 August 2023

ATEX protection is all centred around preventing an explosion from happening when there is a presence of combustible dust or flammable gas, this means considering all potential ignition sources. When looking at sources, most people will look for sparks and flames as an obvious risk, but the gas or dust properties themselves are an important aspect to protect against....

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ATEX explosion protection & ignition properties of hydrogen gas 06 June 2023

Hydrogen technologies are undergoing a significant period of growth as their widespread introduction is planned in the energy generation and production industries. Those of you with the knowledge of the properties and flammability of hydrogen will recognise that hazards due to explosive atmospheres must be assessed more and more frequently as the element is utilised, and, if necessary, appropriate protective measures must be taken....

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Reducing mechanical sparks & friction explosions with permissible material pairings for ATEX fans 02 May 2023

Mechanical sparks and friction are one of the most common causes of ignition of flammable gases and dust clouds. Accident statistics in Germany indicate that mechanical sparks and friction as an ignition source occurred in 32.7% of incidents. Billange (1979) presented an overview of 66 incidents where gases and vapour were ignited by frictional ignition....

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Electrostatic discharge in hydrogen atmospheres 04 April 2023

Ignition of hydrogen from static discharge from leaks, or when dispersed into atmosphere is a key consideration when planning explosion protection in hazardous system design. Learn more....

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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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ATEX dust explosion protection for powder control 28 February 2023

Dust clouds are a major contributor to explosions in powder control applications. Effective dust removal and exhaust reduces the build-up of potentially combustible particles. Learn how zone 22 applications are safer with the correct ATEX Fans....

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ATEX fans in wind to hydrogen renewable energy generation 13 September 2022

Due to the impact of carbon emissions on global climate change it is imperative that we think about a carbon limited future, one where alternative energy sources will be required to supplement the carbon-intensive sources that currently power our daily lives....

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ATEX fans for combustible dust & textile fibres 05 September 2022

Combustible fibre accumulation is an issue in dusty and textile industries but automated dust collection, high airflow systems and ATEX fans can prevent explosions from happening....

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Industrial exhaust fans for the oil & gas industry: petrochemicals 05 September 2022

The explosive and corrosive nature of petrochemical productions means that industrial fans must meet specific criteria to ensure they operate safely and effectively. As an ATEX and corrosion resistant fans expert, Axair Fans regularly speaks to contractors, installers and consultants operating in the oil and gas industry including those that are involved in the ventilation and exhaust systems to safely operate petrochemical processes....