Social Icons

Flour and Sugar - Explosive material

All bakery manufacturing units which handles flour and grinded sugar must take preventive steps for sugar and flour dust . Flour and sugar are explosive material with following factors increase the possibility of an explosion such as
  • Combustible dust
  • Dispersion
  • An oxidiser (such as air)
  • Confinement
  • Ignition source
Flour in most of bakeries are now is done through bulk handling where wheat flour are stored in large silos . Conveying is done through pneumatic conveyors its in these pipelines that explosion might happens . Filters bags are also used in these bulk handling of flour which are also explosion zone in bakery .Electrostatic arrestors has to be installed on these areas to prevent explosion .
Similarly sugar grinding are done in house for most of the bakery plants . Sugar when grinded becomes charged and with given atmosphere can result in explosion . Electrostatic arrestors and earth should be provided to sugar grinder as well as the filter bag stations which are installed to prevent dust to disperse in surrounding .

No comments:

Post a Comment

"Each brand of bakery product has its own storyand history behind them to tell .Bakerybazar intends to discover and unravel these stories before you""



You can submit for freePress Release,Product Launches ,New Technologies, Company Presentation, New Markets and Distribution Related News, Trade Show ,News Trade Mission Participation, Mergers and Aquisitions ,Financial Reports ,Product Sourcing Activities ,New Hires and other HR news--- any thing related to bakery industry



Submit for free















Blog Widget by LinkWithin