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Food & Beverage Static Earthing

The transportation and handling of combustible organic ingredients like flour and sugar, and flammable liquids such as ethanol, can generate dangerously high levels of electrostatic charge.
The Institute of Chemical Engineers estimates that 36% of industrial fires occur in bakeries alone.

As increased efforts are focussed on controlling potential dust cloud explosions the food and beverage industry is directing more of its attention to controlling the risks associated with electrostatic ignitions hazards.

Tank Truck Filling & EmptyingRoad Tanker Filling & Emptying

Emptying Static electricity can lead to large voltages on road tankers.
> Earth-Rite RTR

 

Mobile Grounding for TrucksMobile Earthing for Trucks

Earthing for trucks in locations where installed earthing systems are not present.
> Earth-Rite MGV

 

Grounding Isolation Process EquipmentEarthing Isolated Process Equipment

Multiple assembly components may be isolated during powder processing operations.
> Earth-Rite MULTIPOINT

 

Filling IBCs & Large ContainersFilling IBCs & Large Containers

The manual filling of portable drums and vessels can result in incendive static spark discharges.
> Earth-Rite PLUS

 

FIBC Filling & EmptyingFilling & Emptying

Earthing and interlocks for Type “C” Big Bag operations.
> Earth-Rite FIBC

 

DRUMFilling & Emptying Small Drums & Cans

For low volume liquid transfer.
> Cen-Stat Clamps

 

Customer Testimonials

Newson Gale is truly a professional organisation in helping us mitigate static ignition potentials at our site and providing cost-sensitive solutions. I would highly recommend Newson Gale in this regard. Keep up the good work!
Todd Tereska, CSP, CHMM, Sr. Safety & Industrial Hygiene Compliance Advisor
DSM Nutritional Products, NJ, USA

Products

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Earth-Rite® RTR

Precision and reliability is what the Earth-Rite RTR provides to HAZLOC safety professionals and engineers who are tasked with protecting personnel and plant assets from the ignition hazards of static electricity during tank truck loading and unloading operations. The loading and unloading of road tankers with large quantities of chemicals and powders generates static electricity […]

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Earth-Rite® MGV

The Earth-Rite Mobile Ground Verification system (MGV) is a unique, patented technology designed to provide automatic confirmation of a positive electrostatic earth connection for trucks collecting and transferring flammable / combustible products. Vacuum trucks and road tankers, including their hoses and hose connections, are susceptible to static charge accumulation […]

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Earth-Rite® PLUS

Precision and reliability is what the Earth-Rite PLUS provides to HAZMAT professionals and engineers who are tasked with protecting personnel and plant assets from the ignition hazards of static electricity during tank car, LACT & skid unit and tote loading/unloading operations. Conductive metal objects like tank cars, LACT units, skids, totes and IBCs that come into contact with electrostatically […]

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Earth-Rite® MULTIPOINT II

The Earth-Rite MULTIPOINT II is a unique static grounding systems that can monitor the simultaneous grounding of up to eight (8) individual pieces of equipment at risk of discharging electrostatic sparks. […]

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Earth-Rite® FIBC

The Earth-Rite FIBC system validates and monitors the resistance of Type C FIBC bags ensuring that the conductive elements of the bag are capable of dissipating electrostatic charges in compliance with IEC 61340-4-4 “Standard test methods for specific applications – Electrostatic classification of flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC)” and NFPA 77 “Recommended Practice on Static Electricity” […]

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Cen-Stat™ Static Grounding Clamps

Static grounding systems like the Earth-Rite range combine interlock control and visual indication to verified ground connection points and offer the highest levels of protection over electrostatic ignition risks. However, equipment specifiers may select passive grounding devices, like single pole clamps, to ground and bond plant equipment. […]

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