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Please refer to the NFPA standards pertaining to your application regarding the prevention of Fire and dust explosions from the manufacturing, processing, handling of combustible solids NFPA 654, explosion protection by deflagration venting NFPA 68, and the prevention of fires and explosions in the wood processing and woodworking facilities NFPA 664.

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NFPA 654, Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing,
Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids

NFPA 61, Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities

NFPA 91: Standard for Exhaust Systems for Air Conveying of Vapors,
Gases, Mists, and Noncombustible Particulate Solids, 2004 Edition

NFPA 120: Standard for Coal Preparation Plants, 2004 Edition

NFPA 484: Standard for Combustible Metals, 2009 Edition

NFPA 655, Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions, 2007

NFPA 664, Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking Facilities, 2007

National Fire Protection Association Article on Dust
NFPA Podcast: Div. Manager Amy Spencer and Asst. Vice President Guy Colonna on the dangers of dust explosions

Dust: When a nuisance becomes deadly
NFPA Journal®, November/December 2008 By Amy Beasley Spencer

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