In this case study Fauske & Associates, LLC, world leader in chemical and nuclear process safety, highlights a deflagration incident (explosion) that occurred at a wood pellet manufacturing plant. A hot ember from a smoldering nest traveled into the pellet cooler ducting. This initiated a combustible dust deflagration and led to subsequent fires.
Watch Dr. Ashok Dastidar break down what happened and the steps FAI took to mitigate any future combustion risks. If you'd like to go more in-depth into this case study, click below and download our pdf verison.
Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) is a world leader in nuclear, industrial and chemical process safety. Founded in 1980 by Hans Fauske, D.Sc., Michael Grolmes, Ph.D. and Dr. Robert Henry, Ph.D., Fauske & Associates, LLC became a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC in 1986.