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Explosion Venting

Explosion Venting

Explosion venting

Truly, ‘Explosion Venting’ is the most tried and tested form of explosion relief. In fact, it dates back to the conception of industrial explosion protection itself. What happens in the event of an explosion? In other words, the vent panel is designed to rupture safely as a result of an over-pressure. So, the deflagration pressure is able to escape first through the vent opening and then into the atmosphere. Thus preventing the explosion from gaining momentum and, as a result, have violent consequences.

The explosion panel‘s location is on top or side of the dust collector, process vessel or equipment. And involves using a stainless-steel panel (sometimes referred to as a vent membrane, bursting panel or rupture disc). Generally fitted on silos, filters, mills, crushers, separators, extractors, collectors and many more. In fact, any application providing the post-explosion fire can use explosion venting. So that, vapours can be vented to a safe area.

Euratex Explosion Relief

Indeed, the most cost-effective form of explosion protection is certainly Explosion Venting. So, before considering something as drastic as explosion suppression, find out first if venting will suffice. However, if you’re unsure of your explosion protection requirements, please contact Euratex. We are more than are happy to help!

We not only provide vent calculation designs in accordance with EN 14491. But also, DSEAR assessments and material testing (for example, determining Kst value and dust explosion class). We assist you and your process in becoming safeguarded and ATEX compliant.

Generally, the vented equipment links to other parts of the process specifically via ductwork. In spite of the vent panel relieving the pressure, the propagation can however, return via the ductwork. For this purpose, explosion isolation of ductwork should in fact, always go hand in hand with explosion venting. For explosion isolation, please see here.

Explosion Vents for Dust Collectors

Indeed, the most common scenarios for a dust explosion to occur is in fact, within a dust collector. In effect, a dust collector surely plays host to a large amount of dust. For instance, if this dust disperses in the air and ignites, the result is catastrophic. Explosion vents for dust collectors will then avoid that risk.

Explosion vents also referred to as Explosion Relief Panels, are effective as well as economical. Their role is to, first release the pressure from expanding gases and second, stop the flame propagation of a dust explosion. Flameless Venting is your option granted that you can’t place the dust collector outdoors and away from the personnel. If you require more in detail information on how to protect your dust collector, please contact Euratex immediately.

the solutions for explosion relief

Explosion venting from Euratax EFV

EFV Explosion Vent

economical solution

Explosion vent panels VMP from Euratex

VMP Explosion Vent

can be used with flex

Explosion relief from Bespoke Panels from Euratex uk

Bespoke Explosion Venting Panels

the perfect size

EFV Explosion vent panels

Explosion Vent Panels: First of all, these are fully ATEX approved for use specifically, against dust explosion hazards. Second, the EFV explosion vent panel has been in fact, manufactured from a single sheet of stainless steel. Therefore, it minimises cracks and crevasses in which product can really accumulate. Due to holding stock of various vent panel sizes at our warehouse. Euratex can certainly offer an emergency vent panel replacement solution. Besides this, we also offer Explosion vents for dust collectors too.

three shape options For: Explosion vent panels

Rectangular

square

circular

two construction options:

efv-f Explosion relief with Euratex

flat

efv-d from euratex - explosion vents for dust collectors

domed

Firstly, virtually no maintenance required

Available for various operating temperatures and burst pressures (Pstat)

Also, available in a variety of different sizes

Fully ATEX Certified

Emergency Vent PanelS: Replacements

As a result of a vent panel bursting explosion, it is really important to install a replacement vent panel quickly. And therefore, minimise downtime.

Furthermore, we understand that production downtime can subsequently cause a lot of expense. We can identify with this issue too. Therefore, we have worked really hard to find a solution for this ever-frequent request.

Finally, we are happy to announce that we can now offer an emergency vent panel replacement service. Furthermore, we can get a new vent panel to you in as little as 24 hours (subject to availability). Also, we stock the most popular sizes of vent panel at our warehouse in the UK. Above all, our aim is to supply our UK customers with a new vent panel in fast succession.

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VMP - EXPLOSION VENTING

Round domed explosion vent panel - euratex

Round Domed Vent Panel

- Domed triple layer venting devices with PTFE isolation
- For equipment with operational temperature of up to 240°C
- High pressure resistance
- Stainless steel
- Certification according to EN 14 797

Flat Rectangular Explosion Vent Panel for Explosion relief

Flat Rectangular Vent Panel

- Suitable for applications with low operational pressure (up to 50% of safety opening pressure)
- For equipment with an operational temperature up to 100°C
- Installation without top flange
- Economical solution
- Certification according to EN 14 797

Explosion venting with a domed rectangular vent panel from euratex

Domed Rectangular Vent Panel

- Simple layer construction for equipment with an operational temperature of up to 100°C
- Triple layer construction with high pressure resistance and PTFE insulation for operational temperatures of up to 240°C
- Stainless steel
- Available in domed single layer or domed triple layer
- Certification according to EN 14 797

Explosion barrier valves guide from Euratex

First of all, explosion venting devices are designed to protect industrial equipment from dust explosions. In other words, they offer protection against damages potentially caused by dust explosions. That said, VMP vent panels offer a very effective function and an economical solution. Above all, the VMP is a reliable system. It not only offers an easy installation technique but also a long service life. When an explosion occurs within a contained vessel, the vent panel opens. As a result, it relieves the pressure of the explosion.

Almost all VMP devices are primarily suitable for the protection of the following systems:
  • Filters
  • Reservoirs
  • Mills
  • Crushers
  • Cyclones
  • And other equipment with a danger of dust explosions
Moreover, the VMP is available in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. Also, we offer accessories for the VMP device. For instance, an opening indicator switch that will alert a control box of an explosion. Another way to detect when the vent panel has been opened. Finally, if safe outdoor venting isn’t an option. And the process area may be surrounding personnel or equipment. Please see our flameless venting solutions to enable venting to a safe area.

VMP Round Domed Vent Panel

Technical Parameters

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VMP Flat Rectangular (F) and VMP Domed Rectangular (SU - triple layer) (D - single layer)

Technical Parameters

bespoke Explosion vent panels

Indeed, these are fully ATEX approved for use against dust explosion hazards. Hence, the importance to find not only the perfect fit for your application. But also, get accurate specifications to suit your process with our bespoke vents.

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