Food & Beverage
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.
Emptying Static electricity can lead to large voltages on road tankers.
> Earth-Rite RTR
Earthing for trucks in locations where installed earthing systems are not present.
> Earth-Rite MGV
Multiple assembly components may be isolated during powder processing operations.
> Earth-Rite MULTIPOINT
The manual filling of portable drums and vessels can result in incendive static spark discharges.
> Earth-Rite PLUS
Earthing and interlocks for Type “C” Big Bag operations.
> Earth-Rite FIBC
For low volume liquid transfer.
> Cen-Stat Clamps
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