Protective Measures Against the Occurrence and Effects of Dust Explosions

  • Wolfgang Bartknecht


It was already mentioned (see sect. 2) that the phenomenon of dust explosions is not new. Reliable documented experience extends almost 200 years back in technical history. As long as organic chemistry is applied on an industrial scale, there are always unforeseen explosions (Figs. 1–4, 7, 140).


Protective Measure Dust Concentration Ignition Source Flame Velocity Dust Explosion 
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© Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Bartknecht
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  1. 1.Zentraler SicherheitsdienstCiba-Geigy A.G.BaselSwitzerland

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