Mine safe combustible dust vacuums ATEX certified
Explosion Proof Combustible Dust Vacuums ofr suitable for operation at mine sites.
Combustible and explosive dust can come in many forms and many situations which presents hazards which need to be controlled carefully. An explosive combustible dust is any fine material that has the ability to catch fire and explode when mixed with air.
Spillrite Explosion-Proof Vacuum Cleaners are ATEX certified and UKCA certified safe for use in hazardous locations as part of a combustible dust control program and are suitable for most flammable and combustible waste. Spillrite vacuums are certified under ATEX directive for Europe and also UKCA EX which will be the new directive for the UK which comes into effect in 2022. These standards are for equipment approved for use in explosive atmospheres.
Examples of materials that can create combustible dusts are;
- agricultural products such as egg whites, powdered milk & cornstarch
- sugar, flour, grain, potato, rice, etc.
- metals such as aluminum, bronze, magnesium, zinc, etc.
- chemical dusts such as coal, sulphur, etc.
The model below is the ATEX certified SPAV cyclone dust vacuum EX suitable for all types of hazardous and combsutible waste. Mine safe.