Friday, August 29, 2008

Atomized Aluminum Powder Explosion/Fire

An investigation is continuing concerning the fire that occurred on the atomizing line at the Toyal America Lockport, Illinois facility two days ago. News Video, explosion aftermath.

Aluminum Dust Incidents:
Catalina Cylinders 8/21/08-dust-collecting hopper
Commercial Alloys 7/26/08-aluminum grinding machine
DWA Aluminum Composites 4/28/08-explosion

Aluminum Powder Mfg. Process: Nova Bimet Technologies Pvt. Ltd
Working Safely with Aluminum Powder CCOHS
ALUMINIUM POWDER – HAZARDOUS OR NOT?
ALPOCO

2 comments:

alycie said...

Metalic powder are dual use technology in the case of the Eurpean Union, it is forbiden to export for third conuntries without control.
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Best regards

John Astad said...

Thanks for the informative feedback. Could you repost the link as this one doesn't work.

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