Fire and Explosion Prevention for the Power Industry
Spark Detection & Extinguishing Systems offer safety for your electricity production
Electric power, which is continuously produced by power plants, is indispensable for industry as well as public and private life. The thermal energy released by the combustion of biomass, coal or other fuels mechanically drives generators that produce electric energy. However, such an energy conversion chain holds various risks of fire. The byproduct of these processes, combustible dust, is especially explosive.
Embers in received truck loads, fast-running machines and extreme high temperatures, sparks, embers or hot particles can be created and reach filters, silos or bins, with the aid of extraction and conveying systems. These hazards can meet combustible dust concentrations and dry feedstock and quickly cause fire or dust explosions.
Zones at risk in the power production
Fire or explosions in power production can damage or even destroy the plant. GreCon spark detection and extinguishing system monitors and protects the following areas at risk:
- Furnance backfire protection
- Smoke gas filter
- Conveying system
- Dust collector
- Conveyor belts
Fire and explosion prevention for the power industry
GreCon spark detection and extinguishing system significantly increases the safety of power production facilities. It detects sparks and automatically extinguishes them in mills, crushers, and other processes before they reach the filter, silos or bins — and these systems have done so successfully for more than 35 years in over 200,000 installations worldwide.
We continually strive to make industry a safer place to work. GreCon spark detection and extinguishing systems play an important part in making your workplace safer, maintain production up-time, minimize equipment damage, reduce insurance premiums and help meet NFPA standards and OSHA regulations.
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