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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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New static grounding & bonding handbook 05 March 2021

The Grounding and Bonding Handbook highlights some of the processes that are susceptible to discharging electrostatic sparks in HAZLOC/EX atmospheres. Download your free copy to read about the risks associated with road tankers, IBCs, drums and other plant equipment, as well as the measures of control that can create a safer and more productive working environment....

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Don’t compromise on safety, clamp down on static 25 January 2021

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 approved grounding clamp....

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Controlling static hazards when handling FIBCs in potentially hazardous atmospheres 14 December 2020

The movement of product during filling or emptying of Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC) bags can generate a large amount of electrostatic charge. This accumulated electrostatic charge always seeks a conductive path to ground. This article from Newson Gale explores types of FIBCs, international standards and best practice, as well as specifying a static grounding system for Type C bags, capable of dissipating static electricity....

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Controlling dust explosions caused by a static ignition 01 December 2020

Dust is a hazardous by-product in many industries, from those handling powders to companies engaged in more sophisticated manufacturing processes. This article discusses the risks of combustible dust, dangers of primary and secondary explosions, including the cause and aftermath of the Imperial Sugar incident in 2008, as well as challenges and measures of control that a static grounding system provides....

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Road tanker / tank truck safety from static electricity 23 November 2020

Carrying out a product transfer with an ungrounded road tanker/tank truck is a static electricity hazard capable of causing extreme damage to plant and personnel. This short article highlights international standards, recommended practices and discusses the practical benefits of a static grounding system for vehicle operations....

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Controlling Static Electricity on Interconnected Plant Assemblies 16 November 2020

This article from Newson Gale highlights international standards, challenges and considerations when specifying a static grounding system to mitigate against the risks of an electrostatic discharge....

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Controlling Static Electricity on Interconnected Plant Assemblies 10 November 2020

This article from Newson Gale highlights international standards, challenges and considerations when specifying a static grounding system to mitigate against the risks of an electrostatic discharge....

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Road tanker / tank truck safety from static electricity 30 October 2020

Carrying out a product transfer with an ungrounded road tanker/tank truck is a static electricity hazard capable of causing extreme damage to plant and personnel. This short article highlights international standards, recommended practices and discusses the practical benefits of a static grounding system for vehicle operations....

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Don’t compromise on safety, clamp down on static 20 October 2020

Ex-certified static grounding clamps is 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 approved grounding clamp....

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Static spark from explosive vapours ignites road tanker 13 October 2020

The loading and unloading of road tankers with combustible products presents one of the most serious fire explosion risks. This case study explores the repercussions and measures of control after an incident in Florida where static electricity was the ignition source....