Industries

Chemical & Petrochemical

This sector relies on the transportation, handling and processing of many hazardous products.

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Food & Beverage

The handling and storage of combustible organic ingredients can generate high levels of static electricity.

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Paints & Coatings

The use of solvents is still important in protective coatings applications.

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Pharmaceutical

This industry has a long history of worker safety and fire prevention.

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Industries We Serve

Wherever there is a real danger of conductive plant equipment and materials accumulating static charge within flammable and combustible atmospheres Newson Gale’s range of Earth-Rite® Static Earthing Monitoring & Interlock Systems provide added operational safety for critical hazardous area processing and handling operations.

  • Road Tanker Truck and Railcar flammable product transfer.
  • Filling, mixing and blending of flammable / combustible materials in Drums, IBCs, Totes, Portable Containers and Mobile Tanks.
  • Multiple earthing of potentially isolated conductive components of manufacturing and processing systems.
  • Filling or discharging Type C FIBCs and static dissipative plastic drums in flammable or combustible atmospheres.
  • Monitoring fixed Tanks and Vessels in storage and distribution facilities.

Earth-Rite Static Earthing Systems enable organisations to clearly demonstrate international “Best Practice”, compliance with IEC 60079-32; NFPA77; API RP 2003 and other world-wide technical standards and codes of practice governing the control of static electricity in hazardous areas.

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