The best method to protect against explosions in food processing is to avoid the explosion in the first place. Volkmann Multijector® VS Series Vacuum Conveyors, featuring all-pneumatic system design, are ATEX certified against the 13 potential sources of ignition for transfer of powdered products having an MIE (Minimum Ignition Energy) greater than 1 mJ (millijoules). The certification covers all elements of the conveying system including any flexible hose. Attention to grounding and the use of static conductive hoses ensures the static discharge cannot occur, thereby avoiding all explosion potential.
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