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French International Dairy Industry Group Chooses IEP Technologies’ Industrial Explosion Protection Solution

A globally-renowned International Dairy Industry Group consulted IEP Technologies SAS located in France when an expansion project for one of their production sites in Western France led to the requirement for the upgraded process plant to be protected against the potentially dangerous and costly effects of industrial explosions. risk of explosion protection The company had decided to invest in the plant to increase its production capacity of dairy-based ingredients which are used in the food i...

IEP Technologies Provides Spray Dryer Explosion Protection In Food Ingredients Plant Based In US Mid-West

A practical, economical and versatile solution was demanded when IEP Technologies was approached to design an Explosion Protection System for a new spray drying process in a major Food Ingredients Manufacturing Plant based in the US Mid-West. The manufacturer may produce any one of 14 different cooking ingredients for the food industry on any given day, depending upon their customer requirements. Given the wide range of materials used and their respective particle/dust properties, individual ex...

Scandinavian Sugar Mill Plant Employs IEP Technologies For Explosion Protection Solution

When a potential dust explosion risk was unexpectedly identified prior to start-up in a newly constructed sugar handling process in Scandinavia, the company called in IEP Technologies to propose a solution that could be seamlessly incorporated into the existing equipment design parameters. The plant had already been designed on the basis of process material characteristics with relatively high minimum ignition energy (MIE), and easily-identifiable sources of ignition were not apparent. Conseque...

IEP Technologies Provides Passive Explosion Protection For Mobile Dust Collection Applications

The huge range and breadth of chemicals, minerals and other materials involved in the business of contract “toll” processing led a major custom processor in the Northeastern USA to explore various Explosion Protection options with IEP Technologies with the aim of building maximum flexibility and safety into their processing plants and operations. The problem of dust explosions is present in a surprising number of manufacturing processes whenever fine particulates, dispersed in air,...

IEP Technologies Shares Explosion Protection Strategy With The Wood Processing Facilities

IEP Technologies, the global providers of Industrial Explosion Protection, recently completed the first phase of a major plant protection project for a leading North American manufacturer of Wood Products for the construction industry. With several facilities across Canada and the USA, the end-user became acutely aware of the potential for explosions created in their production processes by the uncontrolled ignition of fine wood particles and dusts. Corporate management concluded that the risks...

IEP Technologies Assists The Dairy Industry By Giving Whey Protein Dryer Explosion Protection

When a prominent U.S. manufacturer of processing equipment for the dairy industries had concerns about mitigating the consequences of dust explosions for a recent project, they turned to IEP Technologies for assistance with specifying the optimum explosion protection system solution for their customer – a Toll Manufacturer of dried whey protein products. The process equipment manufacturer had previously collaborated with IEP on various projects in Europe, however this was the first opport...

IEP Technologies Provides Innovative Explosion Protection For Major Industrial And Cement Firm

When the Czech branch of a globally recognized company in industrial weighing, feeding, measuring and process technologies encountered technical design challenges in providing an explosion protection concept for a client, they turned to IEP Technologies Europe for an innovative and low maintenance solution. The end user, a major building materials and solutions company with plants and operations worldwide, produce a range of construction materials including cement, aggregates and ready-mix conc...

Lumber Processing And Wood Consults IEP Technologies On Cost-Effective Passive Explosion Protection Products

A specialized manufacturer of Wood Products based in the North Eastern United States consulted IEP Technologies when installing a new process line which needed protection against the potentially dangerous and costly effects of industrial explosions. As part of the plant expansion, a new Dust Collector was to be installed in an outside location. Explosion venting panels The new equipment was already fitted with explosion venting panels from the dust collector manufacturer to protect against exp...

IEP Technologies Introduce A Suite Of Explosion Isolation Flap Valve

IEP Technologies is pleased to announce the official release of the new Isolation Flap Valve, the "IsoFlap-M". The IEP Technologies Passive Isolation Flap Valve is a NFPA 654, 69 and EU ATEX Directive compliant, low cost, reliable explosion isolation solution which mitigates explosion propagation risks to upstream equipment. The Product Information Sheet and press release are available on the company’s website for the user’s review.  IEP Technologies Regional Manager are availa...

HOERBIGER Group Conducts A Boot Camp For The Employees Of Their Safety Division

In late October, 20 new employees from the Safety Division traveled to Düsseldorf, Germany, to speak with management and learn about the Division’s business, solutions, and structures, and its integration into the HOERBIGER Group. The three-day boot camp marked the kick-off for the Safety Academy, a new approach being pursued by the Safety Division for onboarding and for training its employees. All new hires in the Safety Division will attend a boot camp to ensure they start working...

IEP Technology Provides Explosion Protection System To A Power Station Based In The UK

A coal fired power station based in the UK decided to invest in NOx emission improvements to work towards compliance with the Industrial Emission Directive and allow a wide diet of fuel types including high volatile content coal. This new coal diet brought safety challenges for the mature power station and additional explosion protection measures were required for the mills and classifier processes. The power station owner executed a rapid, rigid and rather extensive tender process – requ...

HOERBIGER Safeguardes AIDA Prima Cruise Ship With Exhaust Duct Systems And Explosion Relief Valves

A trip on the new AIDA Prima can be recommended by the Vienna Safety team! The installed CAT/MAK 12M46 DF engines as well the exhaust duct systems are protected, ‘state of the art’ with HOERBIGER Explosion Relief valves. A witness inspection on board was carried out by IEP Technologies’ colleague Dominik Suess, last year! AIDA prima is a new cruise ship built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the German cruise operator AIDA Cruises. MHI was awarded a contract to build t...

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