Due to the fine grinding of the mostly combustible materials, single sparks or overheated particles are sufficient for an ignition.
Defective machine parts, foreign bodies or high process temperatures can cause overheating, sparks or glowing embers which can trigger off fire and dust explosions in mechanical and pneumatic conveying facilities and downstream filters, silos and bins.
Danger zones of food productions
Fire or explosions in food productions can damage or even destroy the facilities. A GreCon spark detection and extinguishment system monitors and protects the following areas at risk: