How are the AIT of substances and T-class of equipment related?
Auto Ignition Temperature and T-Class The Auto Ignition Temperature of substances and the Temperature Class of Equipment are related. The Auto Ignition Temperature of substances is the lowest temperature in…Read More
What means the Pmax of Substances?
The Pmax of a substance is the maximum pressure that is monitored during ignition of substances at different concentrations in a laboratory test facility. Tests are performed according to EN…Read More
What means the LEL and UEL of substances?
LEL and UEL in relation with the Minimum Ignition Energy LEL: The Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) is the lowest concentration of a gas, vapor or dust that will burn in air.UEL: The…Read More
How are the MIE and gasgroup related?
Relation between MIE and gasgroup of equipment Equipment that is certified for used in hazardous areas must be Ex certified according to the applicable standards. Substances which create a hazardous…Read More
What means the MIE of substances?
The MIE of a substance is the Minimum Ignition Energy needed in order to ignite a flammable substance with air or oxygen, measures by a standard procedure. Depending on the…Read More
Is the toxic effect of ammonia a larger risk than the risk on explosion? Quite often we get the question whether it is necessary to classify ammonia storage vessels and…Read More
What means the AIT of substances?
Auto Ignition Temperature The auto-ignition temperature or kindling point of a substance is the lowest temperature in which it spontaneously ignites in a normal atmosphere without an external source of ignition, such as a flame or…Read More